The Independent Neuropsychological Evaluation

 
 
Oxford University Press
  • 1. Auflage
  • |
  • erschienen am 10. Mai 2017
  • |
  • 256 Seiten
 
E-Book | PDF mit Adobe DRM | Systemvoraussetzungen
978-0-19-068204-0 (ISBN)
 
The Independent Neuropsychological Evaluation explores the process of conducting an independent neuropsychological evaluation (IME) for disability related claims. While neuropsychologists are well trained in the area of clinical assessment, little training, mentoring, or supervision applies these skills to the disability arena, and a lack of literature specific to this rapidly growing area of practice by which to develop expertise encroaches on these needs. Authors Howard J. Oakes, David W. Lovejoy, and Shane S. Bush provide information about how to prepare disability related assessments that are valid, useful, and appropriate. They explain the language and context of "disability," offer relevant ethical and professional considerations, and cover business aspects of IMEs as well as particular neuropsychological related issues. Although the subject matter covered in this book has relevance to neuropsychological IMEs conducted in the context of civil litigation, workers' compensation, fitness for duty, and state- or federally-sponsored disability programs, this book emphasizes IMEs conducted for private disability insurance companies. Practicing neuropsychologists and clinical psychologists who conduct, or are contemplating conducting, independent examinations, as well as providers in neurology and psychiatry who may struggle with some of the same disability-related issues and questions, will find this volume of great practical use.
  • Englisch
  • Oxford
  • |
  • USA
  • 3,74 MB
978-0-19-068204-0 (9780190682040)
weitere Ausgaben werden ermittelt
Howard J. Oakes, PsyD, ABPP has been a neuropsychologist for 20 years with particular interest in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with acquired brain injuries. His clinical work involves neuropsychological evaluations, consultation, medic-legal assessment, disability review, WADA examinations as well as language mapping during intraoperative procedures. David W. Lovejoy, PsyD, ABN is board certified in neuropsychology. He is a Senior Managing Partner at Northeast Neuropsychology and a neuropsychologist in Hartford Hospital's Neurosurgery Department and Neurosciences Institute. He serves as AVP and Director of Behavioral Health and Medical Specialties in MassMutual Financial Group's Disability and Longterm Care Claims Department. Shane S. Bush, PhD, ABPP is Director of Long Island Neuropsychology, P.C., He is board certified in clinical neuropsychology, rehabilitation psychology, clinical psychology, and geropsychology. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and is a Past President and Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology. He has published numerous books, journal special issues, articles, and book chapters, and he has presented at national and international conferences.
Preface Chapter 1: Introduction · Introduction · Understanding the Context · US Social Security Administration (SSA) · Worker's Compensation · Private Disability Insurance · Independent Medical Examinations · Conclusions Chapter 2: Ethical and Professional Considerations · Professional Competence · Human Relations · Privacy and Confidentiality · Record Keeping and Fees · Assessment · Resolving Ethical Issues · Conclusions Chapter 3: Business Aspects of Performing IMEs · Your Curriculum Vitae: Gateway to the Referral Source · Identifying Referral Sources · Fees and Contracts · Understanding the Purpose of the referral · The Referral Letter · Review of Information from the referral source · Consent Forms · The Power of Rapport · Conclusions Chapter 4: Review of Records and other materials · IME Letter · Attending Physician Statement · Claimant Forms/An Insured's Description of Their Functional Impairments, Restrictions, and Limitations · Telephone Call Summaries · Field Visit Reports · Vocational Rehabilitation Reviews · Previous IMEs · Medical and/or Mental Health Records · Internal Medical and/or Behavioral Health File Reviews · Attending Physician Telephone Calls · Social Media Searches and/or Video Surveillance · Conclusions Chapter 5: Considerations in Structuring the Independent Neuropsychological Evaluation · Factors that may impact the evaluation structure · Typical Referral Questions that inform the evaluation structure · The Neuropsychological Interview · Cognitive Assessment · Psychological Assessment · Changes to the evaluation frame/process · Conclusions Chapter 6: Assessment of Response, Symptom and Performance Validity · Standard of Care · Assessment of Response Validity · Assessment of Symptom Validity · Assessment of Performance Validity · The Process · Interpretation · Conclusions Chapter 7: Interpretation · Pre-evaluation Psychometric Considerations · Integration of Complex Information · Conclusions Chapter 8: Follow-up Issues · Examinee Feedback · Feedback to Examinee · Sending Data to Consultants · Examinee Contact · Handling New Information and Revising Reports · Completion of the Case · Record Retention and Handling Subpoenas · Handling Complaints · Conclusions Appendix A: Three Sample Fee Schedules for Independent Neuropsychological Evaluations Appendix B: Sample Informed Consent Form References Index

Dateiformat: PDF
Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM (Digital Rights Management)

Systemvoraussetzungen:

Computer (Windows; MacOS X; Linux): Installieren Sie bereits vor dem Download die kostenlose Software Adobe Digital Editions (siehe E-Book Hilfe).

Tablet/Smartphone (Android; iOS): Installieren Sie bereits vor dem Download die kostenlose App Adobe Digital Editions (siehe E-Book Hilfe).

E-Book-Reader: Bookeen, Kobo, Pocketbook, Sony, Tolino u.v.a.m. (nicht Kindle)

Das Dateiformat PDF zeigt auf jeder Hardware eine Buchseite stets identisch an. Daher ist eine PDF auch für ein komplexes Layout geeignet, wie es bei Lehr- und Fachbüchern verwendet wird (Bilder, Tabellen, Spalten, Fußnoten). Bei kleinen Displays von E-Readern oder Smartphones sind PDF leider eher nervig, weil zu viel Scrollen notwendig ist. Mit Adobe-DRM wird hier ein "harter" Kopierschutz verwendet. Wenn die notwendigen Voraussetzungen nicht vorliegen, können Sie das E-Book leider nicht öffnen. Daher müssen Sie bereits vor dem Download Ihre Lese-Hardware vorbereiten.

Bitte beachten Sie bei der Verwendung der Lese-Software Adobe Digital Editions: wir empfehlen Ihnen unbedingt nach Installation der Lese-Software diese mit Ihrer persönlichen Adobe-ID zu autorisieren!

Weitere Informationen finden Sie in unserer E-Book Hilfe.


Download (sofort verfügbar)

65,99 €
inkl. 19% MwSt.
Download / Einzel-Lizenz
PDF mit Adobe DRM
siehe Systemvoraussetzungen
E-Book bestellen