Case Management

A Practical Guide for Education and Practice
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins (Verlag)
  • 4. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 13. April 2018
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 400 Seiten
978-1-4963-8425-6 (ISBN)
Prepare for a new career as a case manager-or just upgrade your skills to a whole new level-with the newly updated Case Management: A Practical Guide for Education and Practice, 4th Edition.

Ideal for case management certification (CCMC) exam preparation, this is a thorough review of the case manager's many roles and skills, from acute to post-acute care. Whether you are a nurse transitioning to case management or already active in it, this is your road map to coordinating successful patient care, from hospital to home.

Build a strong case management career foundation, with expert, evidence-based direction:

- NEW chapter on case manager orientation programs that offers orientation checklists, competency assessment, and learning profiles, with available online tools
- NEW topics on current practice issues and developments, including the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and value-based care
- NEW content on experiential, problem-based learning-learning practices, training programs, case management team professional development
- Offers in-depth, evidence-based guidance on: - The case manager's roles, functions, and tasks
- Key concepts-quality management and outcomes evaluation, legal and ethical considerations, case management process, utilization management, transitions of care
- The role of the nurse case manager versus social worker role
- Strategies that ensure effectiveness of case management models
- Coordinating care, protecting privacy and confidentiality, health insurance benefit analysis, practice standards
- The Case Management Code of Professional Conduct, accreditation agencies and standards, specialty board certifications
- Management of resources and reimbursement concepts
- Case management in various settings-acute care, emergency department, admissions, perioperative services, disease management, insurance case management, palliative care, end-of-life care, hospice, home health care, physician groups, public health/community-based care, rehabilitation

- Ideal preparation for the CCMC exam-offers a large portion of CCMC exam content-and for Continuing Education Unit (CEU) for Case Management study
- A must-have desk reference that offers plentiful case studies-considered to be "the bible" of case management

About the Authors

Suzanne K. Powell, RN, MBA, CCM, CPHQ, is Editor-in-Chief, of Professional Case Management: Leading Evidence Based Practice Across Transitions of Care at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Hussein M. Tahan, PhD, RN, is System Vice President of Nursing, Professional Development and Workforce Planning at MedStar Health System Nursing in Columbia, Maryland.

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  • USA
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  • Höhe: 274 mm
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  • Breite: 212 mm
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  • Dicke: 22 mm
  • 1088 gr
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