CCM Certification Made Easy

CCM Certification Made Easy Author Andrea Morris
ISBN-10 1943889023
Release 2016-07-20
Pages 233
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We are extremely pleased to tell you that CCM Certification Made Easy has been updated to it's Second Edition, and includes all the new material recently added to the CCM Exam. Every subdomain is covered on the exam. CCM Certification Made Easy is clearly the most complete CCM Exam prep book you can buy.Up to date - every area has been revisited for this updated edition to keep pace with the substantial changes in healthcare and the CCM Exam.Includes a condensed versions of the CCMC's Glossary of Terms that are an essential resource to pass the CCM Exam.Includes a website link to download a free companion workbook and study strategies that countless case managers have used to pass the CCM Exam at no extra charge.



CCM Certification Made Easy

CCM Certification Made Easy Author Deanna Cooper Gillingham
ISBN-10 1503246981
Release 2014-12-04
Pages 186
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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.



CCM Certification Study Guide

CCM Certification Study Guide Author Certified Case Management
ISBN-10 162845413X
Release 2017-02-18
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CCM Certification Study Guide: Certified Case Manager Study Guide & Exam Prep Developed for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the CCM Exam, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction to the CCM Exam -Care Delivery and Reimbursement Methods -Psychosocial Concepts and Support Systems -Quality Outcomes Evaluation and Measurements -Rehabilitation Concepts and Strategies -Ethical, Legal, and Practice Standards -Practice Questions -Detailed Answer Explanations Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the CCM Exam. The practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them. Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Anyone planning to take the CCM Exam should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide.



CMSA Core Curriculum for Case Management

CMSA Core Curriculum for Case Management Author
ISBN-10 0781779170
Release 2008
Pages 629
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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.



The Case Manager s Handbook

The Case Manager s Handbook Author Catherine M. Mullahy
ISBN-10 9781449619244
Release 2010-10-25
Pages 875
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Written by renowned author, Catherine Mullahy, The Case Manager s Handbook, Fourth Edition, is the ultimate how-to guide for case managers. This practical resource helps case managers build fundamentals, study for the CCM exam, and most importantly, advance their careers after the exam. Using real-life examples and an easy-to-read, conversant style, this reference defines Best in Class case management, examines the case management process, and presents practical procedural information. It is an excellent daily reference and training resource for new case managers and seasoned professionals in various setting facing the day-to-day challenges of case management. Certain to become the go to resource resource that previous editions have, this Fourth Edition features updated and enhanced chapters, and brand new chapters covering such timely topics as: * Obesity The New Epidemic * Our Nation s Multiculturalism and Challenges to Case Managers * Health Literacy and Adherence Issues * Pharmaceuticals The Ever-Evolving World * Our Aging Population, Medical Advancements and New Case Management Considerations * Direct to Consumer Community-Based Case Management * Continuum Concepts"



CCM Exam Secrets

CCM Exam Secrets Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1609712609
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 158
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CCM Exam Secrets can help you pass the Certified Case Manager Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our detailed and use friendly CCM Exam Secrets study guide is written by exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you'll need to know to ace your test from the Commission for Case Manager Certification. Along with an in depth review, our original research reveals little known weaknesses of the CCM that you can exploit to increase your exam score. Here are just some of the topics covered in the guide: *Five Test Taking Secrets, Psychosocial Aspects, Healthcare Reimbursement, Rehabilitation, Healthcare Management and Delivery, Principles of Practice, Case Management Concepts, Case Management Principles and Strategies, Knowledge Domains and Sub-domains, Psychosocial and Support Systems, Vocational Concepts and Strategies and much more...



Case Management in Health Care

Case Management in Health Care Author Peggy Rossi
ISBN-10 0721695582
Release 2003
Pages 805
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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!



A Guide for Nurse Case Managers

A Guide for Nurse Case Managers Author Charlotte Cox
ISBN-10 9781450238564
Release 2010-08-12
Pages 92
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The position of nurse case managers can be a rewarding but challenging career, as these managers play a vital role in a patient’s care. In A Guide for Nurse Case Managers, author Charlotte Cox provides an insightful guide to this evolving field of medicine. Geared for those working in hospital settings, clinics, and health plan offices, this helpful reference text provides guidelines, tips, and tools for becoming a successful nurse case manager. With more than thirty years of health care experience, Cox provides a detailed overview of this important nursing position that works to usher a patient through the health care system. A Guide for Nurse Case Managers • defines the case manager role; • provides an understanding of the basics of utilization and case management; • gives an overview of Medicare and Medicaid procedures; • discusses the care planning process; • shows how to structure a community resource base. Whether you are a new case manager, a student, or a seasoned nurse needing a refresher about job basics, A Guide for Nurse Case Managers will help to shape your practice, provide valuable tips and reference tools, and help you with proven organizational ideas to succeed in the career.



Ccm Practice Questions

Ccm Practice Questions Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1627332073
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 101
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CCM Exam Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the CCM 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 CCM 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 CCM 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.



The Case Managers Survival Guide

The Case Managers Survival Guide Author Toni G. Cesta
ISBN-10 1605952885
Release 2016-08-02
Pages 522
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Revised, updated, expanded edition of essential book for case managers in nursing, healthcare and other professional disciplines New information on the ACA, value-based purchasing, accountable care organizations, emerging reimbursement methods, transitions of care, changing accreditation standards and much more A proven textbook for university courses, CCM exam prep, and continuing education Hundreds of case studies, finance formulas, practical pointers and sample problems The third edition of this important book adds over 10 years of new data, facts and experience needed by professional case managers, administrators and students of case management. This new edition incorporates the impacts of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, value-based purchasing methods, care coordination strategies, transition planning, and case management software. Like the previous editions, the book is written to assist the professional and student, especially in the field of nursing, with practical guidance for understanding and mastering the techniques of managing cases in multiple healthcare settings: pre-acute, acute, and post-acute. At once practical and comprehensive, the new and expanded edition provides recent financial, legal and medical information required by case managers to succeed in the evolving environment of healthcare delivery. The result is an essential resource for individuals and interdisciplinary teams from many professional backgrounds, who can use the know-how in this volume for coordinating care, containing costs, and improving quality and the patient experience. The Case Manager's Survival Guide is also a proven textbook, used by hundreds of instructors and students in university and continuing education courses, as well by those preparing for the CCM exam.



FE Electrical and Computer Review Manual

FE Electrical and Computer Review Manual Author Michael R. Lindeburg, PE
ISBN-10 9781591264491
Release 2015-04-13
Pages 536
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The Most Comprehensive Book for the Computer-Based Electrical and Computer FE Exam The FE Electrical and Computer Review Manual offers complete coverage of Electrical and Computer FE exam knowledge areas and the relevant elements—equations, figures, and tables—from the NCEES FE Reference Handbook. With 15 mini-exams to assess your grasp of the exam’s knowledge areas, and concise explanations of thousands of equations and hundreds of figures and tables, the Review Manual contains everything you need to succeed on the Electrical and Computer FE exam. The Review Manual organizes the Handbook elements logically, grouping related concepts that the Handbook has in disparate locations. All Handbook elements are shown in blue for easy identification. Equations and their associated variations and values are clearly presented. Descriptions are succinct and supported by exam-like sample problems, with step-by-step solutions to reinforce the theory and application of fundamental concepts. Thousands of terms are indexed to facilitate cross-referencing. If you are preparing for a different FE exam, choose Michael R. Lindeburg, PE’s FE Civil Review Manual, FE Mechanical Review Manual, FE Other Disciplines Review Manual, or FE Review Manual. Topics Covered: • Circuit Analysis (DC and AC Steady State) • Communications • Computer Networks • Computer Systems • Control Systems • Digital Systems • Electromagnetics • Electronics • Engineering Economics • Engineering Sciences • Ethics and Professional Practice • Linear Systems • Mathematics • Power • Probability and Statistics • Properties of Electrical Materials • Signal Processing • Software Development



Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Success

Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing Success Author Cathy Melfi Curtis
ISBN-10 9780803666931
Release 2016-11-21
Pages 416
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2 Books in 1. . . Q&A Course Review and NCLEX prep. Guarantee your mastery of psychiatric mental health nursing knowledge while honing your critical-thinking and test-taking skills. Over 900 multiple-choice and alternate format questions, organized by specific disorders, make a difficult subject more manageable. Rationales for both correct and incorrect answers as well as test-taking tips help you to critically analyze the question types.



Case Management

Case Management Author Suzanne K. Powell
ISBN-10 0781790387
Release 2010
Pages 444
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Written for new case managers, this book is a practical guide for nurses, social workers, and others responsible for coordinating and managing the care of the individual patient within the healthcare system. It is also used as a text for graduate level courses and an excellent 'prep' guide for the Case Management Certification (CCM) exam. Suzanne Powell and Hussein Tahan are co-authors of the Case Management Society of America (CMSA) Core Curriculum for Case Management. This Third Edition has new material on chronic disease management, information systems, and telehealth/telemedicine. New features include learning objectives and end-of-chapter study questions. CE credits are offered with this edition.



The Future of Nursing

The Future of Nursing Author Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine
ISBN-10 9780309158237
Release 2011-02-08
Pages 620
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The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.



The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt Complete Edition Collector s Guide

The Witcher 3  Wild Hunt Complete Edition Collector s Guide Author David Hodgson
ISBN-10 0744017211
Release 2016-08
Pages 832
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Complete Edition Collector's Guide includes... Exclusive Lithos: Two beautifully printed lithos featuring key characters from The Witcher's universe. Digital Art Gallery: Explore the world of The Witcher with a focus on the Duchy of Toussaint, the setting of the Blood and Wine expansion. Only available in the Collector's Edition eGuide. Over 800 pages: This guide includes a 100% complete walkthrough for all the quests in the game, including all DLC! Comprehensive Witcher training: Includes lengthy tutorials for combat, skills and abilities, crafting, the game of Gwent, and more! Full atlas: Provides detailed information on the world of The Witcher, including new locations! Complete bestiary: Covers all types of foes and monsters! Free mobile-friendly eGuide! Includes a code to access the eGuide, a web-access version of the complete strategy guide optimized for a second-screen experience, including a comprehensive, searchable and sortable inventory section!



Psychiatric Nursing

Psychiatric Nursing Author Mary C Townsend, Dsn Pmhcns-BC
ISBN-10 0803642377
Release 2014-08-18
Pages 704
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Here's the most complete and easy-to-use resource on how to develop practical, individualized plans of care for psychiatric and mental health patients. It's really two books in one! The first half provides the diagnostic information needed to create a care plan; the second half covers the safe prescription and administration of psychotropic medications. And, the concepts can be applied to a variety of healthcare settings...from in-patient hospitalization through the outpatient clinic...to home health and private practice. Completely revised and updated throughout, the 9th Edition reflects all of the new knowledge and new medications in the field, including the DSM-5, all of today's new psychotropic medications, and the 2012-2014 content in the NANDA Nursing Diagnoses: Taxonomy II.



EMT Paramedic Exam Secrets Study Guide

EMT Paramedic Exam Secrets Study Guide Author EMT Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
ISBN-10 1609716752
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 176
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** EMT Paramedic Exam Secrets helps you ace the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) Paramedic Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive EMT Paramedic 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. EMT Paramedic Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to EMT 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 including: 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; The Top Keys to Taking the Examination: Test Taking Tips, Things Not to Forget, Warnings to Remember; A comprehensive Medical review including: Nervous System, Signs and Symptoms, Major Hormones, Respiratory System, Cardiac Review, Breathing Sounds, Proper Medication, Maternal Responses, Psychological Processes, Blood and Urine Values, Developmental Milestones, Organ Functions, Burn and Wound Care; A comprehensive Pharmacology Review (Advanced Sections for EMT Paramedic only) including: Cholinomimetrics, Anticholinergics, Adrenegic Agonists, Adrenergic Antagonists, Centrally Acting Agents, Direct Acting Relaxants, Neuromuscular Junction Blockers, Other Muscle Relaxants, Local Anesthetics, General Anesthetics, and much more...