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Case Management : A Practical Guide for Education and Practice - (Paperback)

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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
Number of Pages: 430
Genre: Medical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Author: R.N. Suzanne K. Powell & Hussein M. Tahan
Language: English
Street Date: April 21, 2018
TCIN: 53612969
UPC: 9781496384256
Item Number (DPCI): 248-66-9760
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