Patrice V. Sminkey, RN, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC), the first and largest nationally accredited organization that board-certifies case managers. To date, more than 35,000 professionals have been awarded the Certified Case Manager certification. For more information, please see www.ccmcertification.org.
Address correspondence to Patrice V. Sminkey, RN, Commission for Case Manager Certifi cation, 15000 Commerce Parkway, Suite C, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The author reports no conflicts of interest.