Deanna Gillingham, RN, CCM
Deanna Cooper Gillingham is an RN, Certified Case Manager, Author, and Entrepreneur. She has extensive clinical and case management experience including complex case management, transplant case management, Med Surg, Dialysis, Oncology, Hospice, SICU, LDRP, L&D, and Ambulatory Care. She has also worked as a travel nurse, agency nurse, and patient service representative. Deanna is the author of CCM Certification Made Easy: Your Guide to Passing the Certified Case Manager Exam and Foundations of Case Management. She is the developer of several courses for nurses and case managers and is a digital journalist. Deanna is passionate about developing the case management workforce. As co-founder and CEO of the Case Management Institute, she is dedicated to decreasing barriers to entry into this profession and developing case managers into leadership roles. She is also the leader and co-founder of the Case Managers Community, a Facebook group of over 12,000 committed case managers. She is currently living her dream life in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico. From there she is writing her next book or course from her patio overlooking the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Unless that is, she is traveling the world with her friends and family.