- Filename: cphq-exam-practice-questions.
- ISBN: 1627332111
- Release Date: 2014-03-31
- Number of pages: 77
- Author: Mometrix Media
- Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
CPHQ Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the CPHQ test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Taking lots of practice tests helps ensure that you are not surprised or disappointed on your test day. Our CPHQ Exam Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our CPHQ Exam Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.
- Filename: cphq-study-guide.
- ISBN: 1939587964
- Release Date: 2013-10
- Number of pages: 108
- Author: Trivium Test Prep
Think all CPHQ study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready. When it comes to the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality Exam, you don't want to waste time - and money! - having to study all over again because your score was too low.. You want to accelerate your education, not miss opportunities for starting your future career! Every year, thousands of people think that they are ready for the CPHQ exam, but realize too late when they get their score back that they were not ready at all. They weren't incapable, and they certainly did their best, but they simply weren't studying the right way. There are a variety of methods to prepare for the CPHQ Exam....and they get a variety of results. Trivium Test Preps CPHQ study guide provides the information, secrets, and confidence needed to get you the score you need - the first time around. Losing points on the CPHQ exam can cost you precious time, money, and effort that you shouldn't have to spend. What is in the book? In our CPHQ study guide, you get the most comprehensive review of all tested concepts. The subjects are easy to understand, and have fully-explained example questions to ensure that you master the material. Best of all, we show you how this information will be applied on the real exam; CPHQ Safety Fundamental practice questions are included so that you can know, without a doubt, that you are prepared. Our study guide is streamlined and concept-driven - not filled with excess junk, silly attempts at humor, or confusing filler - so you get better results through more effective study time. Why spend days or even weeks reading through meaningless junk, trying to sort out the helpful information from the fluff? We give you everything you need to know in a concise, comprehensive, and effective package.
- Filename: the-healthcare-quality-handbook.
- ISBN: 0972726454
- Release Date: 2008-07
- Number of pages: 900
- Author: Janet A. Brown
- Filename: the-health-care-data-guide.
- ISBN: 9781118085882
- Release Date: 2011-12-06
- Number of pages: 480
- Author: Lloyd P. Provost
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The Health Care Data Guide is designed to help students and professionals build a skill set specific to using data for improvement of health care processes and systems. Even experienced data users will find valuable resources among the tools and cases that enrich The Health Care Data Guide. Practical and step-by-step, this book spotlights statistical process control (SPC) and develops a philosophy, a strategy, and a set of methods for ongoing improvement to yield better outcomes. Provost and Murray reveal how to put SPC into practice for a wide range of applications including evaluating current process performance, searching for ideas for and determining evidence of improvement, and tracking and documenting sustainability of improvement. A comprehensive overview of graphical methods in SPC includes Shewhart charts, run charts, frequency plots, Pareto analysis, and scatter diagrams. Other topics include stratification and rational sub-grouping of data and methods to help predict performance of processes. Illustrative examples and case studies encourage users to evaluate their knowledge and skills interactively and provide opportunity to develop additional skills and confidence in displaying and interpreting data. Companion Web site: www.josseybass.com/go/provost
- Filename: the-quality-handbook-for-health-care-organizations.
- ISBN: UOM:39076002570617
- Release Date: 2004-04-02
- Number of pages: 288
- Author: Yosef D. Dlugacz
- Publisher: Jossey-Bass
This important book is a practical, theory-based resource on the topic of health care quality management written for health care administrators and practitioners. It offers the tools needed to help managers make decisions, prioritize resources (financial and human), and analyze and improve the care they deliver. The Handbook offers a hands-on approach to specific topics such as the implementation of managerial goals, instructions for developing accurate measurements for evaluating care, the utilization of data as a basis for process improvement, exploration of quality management tools and techniques, guidelines for the complex integration of collaborative services in health care, and methods for effective communication and improving accountability.
- Filename: multiple-choice-questions-in-healthcare-quality.
- ISBN: 9781479753444
- Release Date: 2013-01-10
- Number of pages: 388
- Author: Emad Hammouda
- Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
This book was issued, in October 2010, in response to the demands of competent healthcare professionals who are keenly motivated to develop their career. It represents the experience of more than thirty years of practice in healthcare facilities in five middle east and gulf countries. The aim is to provide practical advice, exercise and an assessment tool to improve knowledge and expertise of healthcare professionals in the fascinating field of quality practice. The majority of the information is focused at real subjective situations encountered in every day practice. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this book is correct, but no liability can be accepted for any inaccuracies or mis-statements of fact contained herein and any feedback is very welcomed. I hope that you will find this book useful and enjoyable as well. Emad Hammouda,Dipl. (Clin. Research), CPHQ,BCPP,CGP,BCPS,RPh October, 2010
- Filename: cphrm-exam-flashcard-study-system.
- ISBN: 1609714938
- Release Date: 2010-08-01
- Number of pages:
- Author: Cphrm Exam Secrets
- Filename: cmsa-core-curriculum-for-case-management.
- ISBN: 0781779170
- Release Date: 2008
- Number of pages: 629
- Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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.
- Filename: cphq-flash-cards.
- ISBN: 1940978068
- Release Date: 2013-11
- Number of pages: 104
- Author: Trivium Test Prep
The effectiveness of flash cards joined with the ease of use and small size of a book! These CPHQ flash cards are not conventional, but at Trivium Test Prep, we don't subscribe to convention. Traditional flash cards are bulky, difficult to organize, and impossible to use on the go unless of course you bind them with a ring. We did that for you by putting it into the form of a book! These flash cards can be used anywhere, anytime without worry about losing any cards or getting cards out of order...not to mention the sheer bulk of flash cards is condensed into an easy to use size. This flash card set includes must-know information to save time on the CPHQ exam. These flash cards are essential for the student wanting to increase the test taking speed. You will be ready to ace the CPHQ exam, in fact, we guarantee it!
- Filename: q-solutions.
- ISBN: 0977110001
- Release Date: 2005-01-01
- Number of pages: 214
- Author: Nahq
- Publisher: Rittenhouse Book Distributors
- Filename: slee-s-health-care-terms.
- ISBN: 9781449650087
- Release Date: 2009-10-07
- Number of pages: 595
- Author: Debora A. Slee
- Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
With over 8,000 nonmedical words, phrases, and acronyms related to the health-care industry, Slee's Health Care Terms is the leading healthcare dictionary available today. Now in its fifth edition, it covers finance & reimbursement, managed care, government regulation, health professionals, legal issues, governance, and more. Written expressly for trustees, and others who need quick, precise information, Slee's tells you what a term means and why you need to know it in today's healthcare environment. It is an essential reference for anyone who deals with the health care industry.
- Filename: nursing-today.
- ISBN: 9780323266284
- Release Date: 2013-08-07
- Number of pages: 640
- Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
- Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
A student favorite for its easy-to-read style, real-life applications, and humorous cartoons, Nursing Today: Transition and Trends, 7th Edition helps you make a successful transition from student to practicing nurse. It covers the profession's leading issues and opportunities, ensuring that you graduate not only with patient care skills but with career development skills including resume writing, finding a job, and effective interviewing. Test-taking tips and strategies prepare you for the NCLEX-RN® exam, and discussions of communication and management issues prepare you to succeed in the workplace. In this edition, well-known educator JoAnn Zerwekh and coauthor Ashley Zerwekh Garneau provide the latest information on nursing issues and trends including health care reform, patient safety, collective bargaining, and emergency preparedness. Thorough coverage prepares you for a professional nursing career by including all of the most important issues faced by the new nurse. An engaging presentation features lively cartoons, chapter objectives, bibliographies, and colorful summary boxes. Critical Thinking boxes are located in every chapter, with relevant questions and exercises to apply what you have learned to clinical practice. Evidence-Based Practice boxes focus on the research evidence that supports clinical practice. Real-life scenarios in each chapter illustrate and personalize the chapter topics. An emphasis on making the transition into the workplace is included in chapters such as NCLEX-RN and the New Graduate, Employment Considerations: Opportunities, Resumes, and Interviewing, and Mentoring and Preceptorship. A companion Evolve website includes Case Studies for every chapter, test-taking strategies, a sample NCLEX test tutorial, a sample NCLEX exam, appendices, and resume builder templates for creating professional resumes and cover letters. Health care reform is covered in the Economics of the Health Care Delivery System chapter, including the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and the new Patient Bill of Rights as they apply to health care delivery and cost. Updated Health Care Organization and Patterns of Nursing Care Delivery chapter covers the results of managed care and explains the "p4p" (pay for performance) payment system, eliminating payment for medical errors as urged by the Institute of Medicine, and the collaboration at all levels of care to prevent medical errors and improve quality of care. A chapter on collective bargaining and unions covers the creation in 2009 of the largest union and professional organization of registered nurses, the National Nurses United (NNU), and related issues. Updated Emergency Preparedness chapter covers The World Health Organization's (WHO) global pandemic influenza plan and its relation to public health and immunization. Coverage of QSEN and Patient Safety includes not only Quality and Safety Education for Nurses, but also the National Patient Safety Foundation and the Institute of Medicine competencies related to patient safety, as well as better communication among health care providers, quality improvement, and guidelines from The Joint Commission. Coverage of evidence-based practice includes management protocols and interventions used as the basis for clinical outcomes.
- Filename: cphrm-exam-secrets-study-guide.
- ISBN: 160971492X
- Release Date: 2014-03-31
- Number of pages: 159
- Author: Mometrix Media
- Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CPHRM Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CPHRM Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CPHRM Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CPHRM Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review with: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections covering: Regulatory Compliance Program, National Practitioners Data Bank, Crisis Communication Plan, Emergency Management, Personnel Budget, Health Care Quality Improvement Act of 1986, CCTV, Implied Consent, POS, RPNs, Situational Couple Violence, NIOSH, Environmentally Preferable Purchasing, Safe Medical Device Act of 1990, National Quality Forum, Pathogens, Health Care Advanced Directive, COBRA, Adjudicative Body, Worker's Compensation fraud, Professional Errors and Omissions Liability, Records, Medical Sharps, Loss Prevention, National Patient Safety Foundation, Good Samaritan law, Restricted Duty, Embezzlement, JCAHO, DNR, Sexual Misconduct, Calculable Loss, Patient Self-Determination Act, Radioactive Biohazardous Waste, Disaster Plan, Total Parenteral Nutrition, Fee-For-Service, and much more...
- Filename: the-advanced-practice-nurse-cardiovascular-clinician.
- ISBN: 9780826138583
- Release Date: 2015-10-20
- Number of pages: 891
- Author: Kelley M. Anderson, PhD, FNP
- Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Focusing on the interdisciplinary team, this cardiovascular resource provides evidence-based knowledge and guidance for advanced practice nurses in a variety of care settings. Its clinically relevant and directly applicable information is presented in an accessible and well-organized format. The book encompasses clinical findings, diagnostic testing, state-of-the-art procedures, and therapeutic interventions commonly utilized in inpatient and outpatient clinical cardiology. It is specifically designed to meet the informational needs of advanced practice registered nurse providers and students including family nurse practitioners, adult-gerontology acute care nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, and clinical nurse specialists. The resource covers the range of cardiovascular conditions, both chronic and acute. It discusses the interdisciplinary cardiovascular care team; explains the cardiovascular history and clinical examination in nearly step-by-step detail; analyzes clinical findings; details common stable and urgent conditions; describes the preoperative cardiovascular evaluation; advises on the selection and appropriateness of laboratory evaluations and cardiovascular diagnostic studies; provides an overview of state-of-the-art procedures, including electrophysiology; and assesses therapeutic interventions, including lifestyle, pharmacotherapeutics, and invasive techniques. It supports the development of clinical judgment skills and therapeutic decision-making by considering the challenges presented through advances in technology and the increasing complexity of diagnostic procedures. An appendix features tables of relevant and essential cardiovascular guidelines for quick reference. Key Features: Details current and cutting-edge practices and contemporary issues in cardiovascular care Applies evidenced-based research findings to clinical practice Compares diagnostic testing options and therapeutic interventions Clarifies complex topics through use of tables, algorithms, images, and lists Identifies pertinent studies and resources for cardiovascular care Describes common cardiac procedures and screening methods Supports the development of clinical judgment skills and therapeutic decision-making
- Filename: patient-safety.
- ISBN: 9780309529327
- Release Date: 2004-12-31
- Number of pages: 501
- Author: Committee on Data Standards for Patient Safety
- Publisher: National Academies Press
Americans should be able to count on receiving health care that is safe. To achieve this, a new health care delivery system is needed a system that both prevents errors from occurring, and learns from them when they do occur. The development of such a system requires a commitment by all stakeholders to a culture of safety and to the development of improved information systems for the delivery of health care. This national health information infrastructure is needed to provide immediate access to complete patient information and decision-support tools for clinicians and their patients. In addition, this infrastructure must capture patient safety information as a by-product of care and use this information to design even safer delivery systems. Health data standards are both a critical and time-sensitive building block of the national health information infrastructure. Building on the Institute of Medicine reports To Err Is Human and Crossing the Quality Chasm, Patient Safety puts forward a road map for the development and adoption of key health care data standards to support both information exchange and the reporting and analysis of patient safety data.