- Filename: a-case-manager-s-study-guide.
- ISBN: 9781449667443
- Release Date: 2013
- Number of pages: 422
- Author: Denise Fattorusso
- Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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A Case Manager's Study Guide: Preparing for Certification, Fourth Edition is the perfect study guide for new case managers preparing to take the Certified Case Manager (CCM) exam and practicing case managers who are recertifying. Based on the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) six knowledge domains and eight essential activities, it addresses new changes passed and legislative updates resulting in significant changes in healthcare and case management. New topics include patient-centered care, readiness to change, evidence-based case management, and management outcomes. Completely updated and revised, A Case Manager's Study Guide: Preparing for Certification, Fourth Edition contains nearly 700 questions and comprehensive answer rationales. Included with the book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool designed to help nurses prepare for certification examinations by offering case-based questions, detailed rationales, and robust reporting. Navigate TestPrep: A Case Manager's Study Guide also sold separately. * Randomized questions create new exams on each attempt * Monitors results on practice examinations with score tracking and time on each task * Reporting tools evaluate progress and results on each attempt Don t forget to visit our nursing certification website: www.NursingCertificationSuccess.com.
This text contains the core body of knowledge for case management practice as delineated by the Case Management Society of America (CMSA), the largest professional organization of case managers. The core curriculum provides a "synthesis of case management evolution," and presents essential elements, concepts, and vision for current and future case management practice. This edition is significantly expanded to reflect the dynamic changes taking place in case management. Each chapter is organized in a consistent format that includes learning objectives; introduction; important terms and concepts; key definitions; and references.
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Review: "This practical resource, written by foremost experts in the field of case management, features complete coverage of every aspect of nursing case management, from its evolution and history to the latest case management models." "The new, fourth edition has been completely updated and is designed to help you prepare, implement, and evaluate a case management program within the framework of today's health care environment."--BOOK JACKET
Written specifically for case managers, this innovative reference presents a practical integration of disease management and case management to ensure comprehensive coverage of these two rapidly evolving and expanding fields. It explains and clarifies these two areas with in-depth expert commentary that offers a fresh, contemporary approach and captures both provider and payor perspectives. Its strong emphasis on evidence-based practice helps ensure that disease managers are using the best evidence to formulate the best results. Comprehensive, targeted content makes it one of the only resources available for practicing disease managers Wide variety of coverage includes chronic illnesses such as congestive heart failure, as well as management of those conditions such as pregnancy that do not indicate an unhealthy or diseased state Expert author contributions offer practical guidance and interdisciplinary perspectives Chapters provide case studies or case scenarios to demonstrate the ways in which case managers nationwide have responded to treatment challenges with success Emphasis on preventive care stresses the most practical and cost-effective solution to today's rising health care costs Authors detail specific tips, tools, and techniques that managers can put to use in practice Chapters are organized into three separate parts to present the information logically
Advanced Case Management: Outcomes and Beyond, is a theoretical, research-oriented, and statistical publication providing comprehensive coverage of advanced case management information. Essential topics presented in this text include outcomes management, disease management, continuous quality improvement (CQI), and complementary medicine practices. Building on Case Management: A Practical Guide to Success in Managed Care, Second Edition, this book explores population-based case management and its components. Part I comprehensively covers disease management concepts and development of a successful disease management program. Part II focuses on the latest trends in outcomes management. Topics covered include how to develop an outcomes management program, the Center for Case Management Accountability (CCMA), benchmarking, and factors affecting case management outcomes. Part III deals with continuous quality improvement (CQI) and proper use of CQI tools. Finally, Part IV, Managing Complementary Health Care--A Vision for the Future, addresses the challenges and the successes of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) practices.
Case Management in Health Care is a comprehensive reference designed to educate nurses and other health care professionals on the processes involved in case management. This reference discusses interventions and collaboration efforts that are necessary to move the patient through the continuum of care. It explores the changes in case management and it explains the financial, legal, and service aspects of this field. It is appropriate for nursing students (undergraduate and graduate) as well as for practicing case managers. Focuses on the most current topics that are based on the changes and trends in case management and health care. Addresses health care policies, laws and regulations as they apply to a case manager's day-to-day responsibilities. Presents the basics on health insurance and the alternate funding programs equipping case managers to become active advocates for their patients. Explores the pitfalls and barriers frequently encountered when locating appropriate patient resources, and explains how to overcome them. Discusses various levels of care and treatment settings outside the acute care setting (ex. skilled nursing facility and home health care). Explains the increasing number of case management models that are being used in various clinical settings. Compares the roles and responsibilities of a utilization manager and a case manager, emphasizing the need for their collective efforts in providing quality patient care. Case Management and Technology, focuses on systems support, technology tools and resources, meaningful reporting, using the Internet, and video conferencing in relation to effectively serving patients. Quality Management for Case Managers, covers guidelines for quality management, organization standards and practices, accountability, increasing customer satisfaction, and measuring utilization and costs. Audits, identifies auditing entities and discusses development of successful competency programs to meet regulatory standards specific to case management. The Importance of Credentialing, discusses the significance of credentialing as the start of the quality process of an organization. Discusses new modalities for case management such as demand management, care management, drug state management, and disability management. Addresses the complexity of the moral and ethical issues facing today's case managers. Includes content on worker's compensation, on-site vs. telephonic case management, and tools to improve the case management practice. Tips and training tools for care givers are updated to include agencies, literature, and various web sites dedicated to care giving. Expanded content on legal and legislative issues such as the Balanced Budget Act (BBA), Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA). Provides current coverage of funding and insurance programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, Children's health coverage, Veteran's benefits, and TRICARE. Content in Complex Care and Post Acute Care units have been expanded to include the latest advances in emergency care, hospice, and managing geriatric, transplant, mentally ill patients. Each chapter begins with Objectives that list key points and focus the reader on essential content to better prepare them for learning. Suggested Websites and Resources listed at the end of chapter provide reader with opportunity for further study and research. End of Chapter Exercises (1-5 questions) promote active learning and application of pertinent content. An AJN Book of the Year Award winner!
Life Care Planning and Case Management Handbook, Second Edition brings together the many concepts, beliefs, and procedures regarding life care plans into one state-of-the-art publication. This second edition of a bestseller is focused on prioritizing and managing the spectrum of services for people with serious medical problems and their families. Keeping up with advances in the field, this is the most comprehensive reference for everyone concerned with coordinating, evaluating, assessing, and monitoring care.
Social work practice is shaped by numerous models and approaches to case management. This practice-oriented text defines the purpose of case management in contemporary human service systems-driven and consumer-driven case management. Using his extensive field research and consultation practice in case management, the author takes a critical look at the issues and barriers that frustrate -or potentially frustrate- effective case management systems, programs, and practice. Then, practical suggestions for improving existing case management systems are given.
Written specifically to help you pass the Certified Case Manager (CCM) exam, this book is the ultimate resource for case managers preparing for examination. It has been created and organized based on the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) exam blueprint by a certified case manager, so readers can feel confident that they are studying pertinent material.Each of the books chapters address one of the six knowledge domains covered on the exam: case management concepts, principles of practice, psychosocial aspects, healthcare management, rehabilitation, and healthcare reimbursement. Each chapter is further broken down to cover each of the topics outlined in the exam blueprint.CCM Certification Made Easy provides a comprehensive yet concise review of the core material needed to pass the CCM exam, and is provided in a well organized, easy to read format, to help you make the most efficient use of your study time. No filler or fluff, just the facts.
The result of an extended research and demonstration project, this text offers human service professionals a model of care management that incorporates traditional approaches with new methods for strengthening a client's internal functioning. The authors guide the reader, step-by-step, through the essential elements: engagement and needs assessment, resource assessment, impediments to using resources, accessing external and internal resources, maintaining connections, and evaluating progress. Chapters are set in a parallel structure for easy reference - introduction, practice issues, exercises, and a summary. Case examples are used to illustrate specific points throughout the book. The book remains a basic text for persons new to case management; however, it is organized in such a way that the more experienced student or practitioner can quickly turn to a specific section for tips and suggestions that may enrich his practice. It also serves as an excellent basis for staff management development programs. The book is primarily designed to be used as a college level text in social work, as a basic text for undergraduate case management methods, and as a supplementary text for graduate level courses.