Alva Gibson RN,CM,MSHCA
Alva has over twenty years of nursing experience which includes Pediatrics, Emergency, Utilization Management, and Case Management. Alva’s Case Management focus has been mainly in the emergency department, intensive care unit, medical-surgical units and telemetry departments. She has trained on the implementation of Midas software, and InterQual software for case management. She uses these programs in her day to day case management operations for utilization and discharge planning.
She has a Master of Science Degree in Health Care Administration with an option in Management and Change in Health Care.
Alva maintains current certification on Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. She is a member in good standing with both the National Association of Healthcare Quality and the California Association of Health Care Quality.
Alva frequently attends conferences for the National Speakers Association and Toastmasters International.
She has mentored students in case management at the university level and received letters of accommodation for successful mentoring from the Associate Professor and Director of the Case Management Programs.
Alva knows that positive communication between patients, families, and the entire health care team are critical to become a successful case manager.
Alva truly believes “You must be the change you want to see in the world” as quoted by Mahatma Gandhi.