Nursing Home Administration

Fourth Edition

Author: James E. Allen,James Elmore Allen

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826153937

Category: Medical

Page: 614

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This highly readable and successful new edition contains the knowledge essential to prepare for licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator. The author uses the format of the licensing examination and the guidelines of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators as the basis for this text. The new edition contains updated or new material on: the use of computer networks and client server architecture; theories of aging; major organizations in long term care with website addresses ; the use of restraints; extensive data from the first ever national federal database on nursing facilities deficiency patterns from 1993-1999; first time information on the number of special care beds; new total nursing hour per resident day data; percent of chain-owned and hospital-owned nursing facilities; percent of residents with dementia; and more! In conjunction with its supplement, The Licensing Exam Review Guide for Nursing Home Administration, this text has helped thousands of students become licensed nursing home administrators.
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Nursing Home Administration

Author: James E. Allen

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082615395X

Category: Medical

Page: 658

View: 5053

Contains the knowledge essential to prepare for licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator. Using as its basis the guidelines of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators, this work includes sections on: Distinguishing delirium from dementia; Psychosis from agitation; GERD; and Glycemic control.
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Nursing Home Administration, Seventh Edition

Author: James E. Allen

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826128546

Category: Medical

Page: 712

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Sixth Edition Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! A detailed road map of essential knowledge for obtaining licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator, the Seventh Edition of this classic text is updated to reflect the 2014 National Association of Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators (NAB) Domains of Practice. With more than 50 new topics, it comprehensively addresses all new regulations for managing a nursing facility along with a detailed overview of the skills and knowledge required to be a successful administrator. The Seventh Edition responds to the many changes that have recently occurred in the long-term care field. It provides a completely new Minimum Data Set 3.0 (MDS), 2015 Federal Requirements for Electronic Records, the new International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM), new Quality Measures, updated Instructions for Making Data as per the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, the impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and several new federal regulations. The Seventh Edition clearly describes what nursing home managers do, how they think, and how they lead. It breaks down the art of management into its basic tasksóforecasting, planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling quality, innovating, and marketingóand examines them in depth. The text pinpoints all of the separate components of nursing home administrationómanagement, human resources, team dynamics, conflict resolution, finance and business, industry laws and regulations, and patient careóand describes how they fit together to form the coordinated activity set required of a successful nursing home administrator. Abundant real-life case studies, chapter objectives, and critical thinking questions greatly enhance learning. Mastering this text will prepare students to takeóand pass with a depth of understandingóthe nationally required NAB examination. New to the Seventh Edition: 2014 updated NAB Domains of Practice: Management, Human Resources, Finance, Environment, and Resident Care Introduces over 50 new topics including team dynamics, conflict resolution, and basic principles of nursing and social work Vast changes wrought by new technology and patient data New information on safety and disaster preparedness Updates signs and symptoms of abuse, neglect, and exploitation Provides new technology vocabulary Reorganized for quick access to information A completely new Minimum Data Set 3.0 (MDS) 2015 Federal Requirements for Electronic Records International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) New quality measures Impacts of the ACA on long-term care Updated tables and figures New federal regulations for quality of care approaches for residents with dementia; additional medication issues; infection control; residents' rights to establish advance directives; and defining unnecessary drugs Key Features: Provides in-depth coverage of all aspects of nursing home administration Includes current data on the field of long-term care Replete with real-life case studies, learning objectives, and critical thinking questions Formatted according to licensing examination and guidelines of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators Prepares students for the nationally required NAB exam Accompanying Instructor's Manual
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The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration, 6th Edition

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826107077

Category: Medical

Page: 176

View: 1985

Designated a Doody's Core Title! "This is an excellent tool for anyone preparing to take the national licensing exam or a current licensed administrator needing a good review." Score: 93, 4 Stars. --Doody's Medical Reviews This revised and updated study guide is based on the same format as the actual exam and provides an easy-to-use, effective way to review essential concepts and practice test-taking skills. This up-to-date guide reflects the latest changes in the domains of practice for nursing home administrators covering core information on nursing governance, business and finance, human resources, and resident and patient care nursing. New questions and answers are included in this study guide to reflect the revised sixth edition of Nursing Home Administration to cover new laws and regulations, federal guidelines to surveyors, quality indicators, resident assessment instrument, safety code inspection process, and new ICDM-10. With over 800 test questions, 1,000 key terms and concepts, and answer keys (some with full explanations) -- this is the essential resource for anyone looking to pass the licensing exam.
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The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration, Seventh Edition

Author: James E. Allen

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826129185

Category: Medical

Page: 172

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Sixth Edition A Doody’s Core Title! This is an excellent tool for anyone preparing to take the national licensing exam or a current licensed administrator needing a good review.” Score: 93, 4 Stars/strong -- Doody’s Medical Reviews for the Sixth Edition The seventh edition of this classic review guide for nursing home administration licensure is revised and updated to reflect new information as recently mandated for the federally required national exam. It is based on the same format as the actual exam and provides an easy-to-use, effective way to review essential concepts and practice test-taking skills. The seventh edition reflects all changes to the new exam and includes over 600 test questions with answer keys, full-length rationales, and new content specific to the NAB exam. With core information on management, governance, and leadership; finance and business; environment; resident and patient care; and human resources--plus savvy test-taking strategies--it includes everything you need for exam success. New to the Seventh Edition: New questions and answers reflecting all updates and revisions/strong New laws and federal regulations/strong Impacts of the ACA on long-term care/strong MDS 3.0/strong 2015 Federal Requirements for Electronic Health Records/strong New RAI (Resident Assessment Instrument)/strong New Quality Indicators/strong New Lifestyle Safety Code Inspection Processes/strong New ICDM-10 International Classification of Diseases-Modified/strong New topics including transportation options, customer care, data security, social media, contractual agreements, information management and technology, and much, much more /strong Key Features: 600+ questions with answer key and extensive rationales/strong Core information on management, governance, and leadership; finance and business; environment; nursing: resident/patient care; and human resources /strong Test-taking strategies for success/strong
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The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration, Seventh Edition

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826136583

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Print version of the book includes free access to the app (web, iOS, and Android), which offers interactive Q&A review plus the entire text of the print book! Please note the app is included with print purchase only. Sixth Edition A Doody’s Core Title! This is an excellent tool for anyone preparing to take the national licensing exam or a current licensed administrator needing a good review.”Score: 93, 4 Stars --Doody’s Medical Reviews for the Sixth Edition The seventh edition of this classic review guide for nursing home administration licensure is revised and updated to reflect new information as recently mandated for the federally required national exam. It is based on the same format as the actual exam and provides an easy-to-use, effective way to review essential concepts and practice test-taking skills. The seventh edition reflects all changes to the new exam and includes over 600 test questions with answer keys, full-length rationales, and new content specific to the NAB exam. With core information on management, governance, and leadership; finance and business; environment; resident and patient care; and human resources--plus savvy test-taking strategies--it includes everything you need for exam success. New to the Seventh Edition: New questions and answers reflecting all updates and revisions New laws and federal regulations Impacts of the ACA on long-term care MDS 3.0 2015 Federal Requirements for Electronic Health Records New RAI (Resident Assessment Instrument) New Quality Indicators New Lifestyle Safety Code Inspection Processes New ICDM-10 International Classification of Diseases-Modified New topics including transportation options, customer care, data security, social media, contractual agreements, information management and technology, and much, much more Key Features: 600+ questions with answer key and extensive rationales Core information on management, governance, and leadership; finance and business; environment; nursing: resident/patient care; and human resources Test-taking strategies for success
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Nursing Home Federal Requirements

Guidelines to Surveyors and Survey Protocols, 7th Edition

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826107923

Category: Medical

Page: 616

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"[The book] lists all the federal requirements that are evaluated by state surveyors during the annual survey visit to nursing homes and for complaint visits. The exhibit section contains forms used by surveyors to gather data during the survey visit. Visually, the format makes the regulations easy to read. If nursing home staff used the book to prepare for a survey, they would be well prepared." Marcia Flesner, PhD, RN, MHCA University of Missouri-Columbia From Doody's Review The Federal government, together with more than 50 advocacy groups, has spent the past 40 years writing and refining the rules and guidelines in this manual. This book presents the latest federal guidelines and protocols used by federal surveyors in certifying facilities for participation in Medicare and Medicaid funding. It is an essential resource for long-term care facilities to have on hand to be ready for a survey at any time. It provides information straight from CMS's Internet-Only Manual-in print and at your fingertips for easy access. Divided into four accessible and user-friendly parts, this manual includes: Federal requirements and interpretive guidelines Rules for conducting the survey Summary of the requirements for long-term care facilities and surveyors CMS forms commonly used by surveyors This newly updated and revised edition spans every aspect and service of a nursing home and represents the latest requirements to ensure that outstanding quality assurance and risk management programs are in place. New to This Edition: Section on how to use manual Summarization of federal requirements Updated definitions of Medicare and Medicaid Compliance requirements with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 SNF/Hospice requirements when SNF serves hospice patients SNF-based home health agencies Life safety code requirements Changes in SNF provider status Surveyor qualifications standards Management of complaints and incidents New medical director guidelines
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The National Exam and Self-Study Guide for Assisted Living Administration

The Knowledge Base

Author: James E. Allen

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826113542

Category: Social Science

Page: 208

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Assisted Living and Residential Care Administration is a new and rapidly emerging health profession in which minimum standards of education for administrators are just being established. Organized around the current domains of practice for nursing home administrators, this self-study guide has 675 test questions in the national exam format. Each question is referenced to Allen's major text, ASSISTED LIVING ADMINISTRATION, to explain why your answers are correct or incorrect. This guide will test the knowledge of current administrators and educate them to run efficiently an assisted living or residential care facility so that it meets current federal requirements for safety and excellence.
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The National Nursing Home License Exam Study Guide

A Comprehensive Preparation Guide for Administrators and Directors of Nursing

Author: Melissa Tracey,Kenneth M. Bowman

Publisher: Irwin Professional Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 246

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Designed to help nursing home administrators, managers and Directors of Nursing (DON) study for the national exam. A complete chapter is devoted to each of the major exam domains: resident care management; personnel management; financial management; environmental management; and organizational management. Each chapter contains a summary of what the nursing home administrator or DON should know about the subject, followed by a list of pertinent terms and definitions. A series of practice questions, complete with correct answers and explanations for those answers, is included.
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Effective Management of Long Term Care Facilities

Author: Associate Professor of Management School of Business and Economics Indiana University at South Bend Douglas A Singh,Douglas A. Singh

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763795496

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 652

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Effective Management of Long-Term Care Facilities explores the complex operations of the long-term care facility and offers critical skills to current and future nursing home administrators for delivering quality, cost-effective services. The Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and reorganized to offer a more cohesive presentation of the material, as well as new, in-depth information on licensing and important skills for becoming a nursing home administrator.Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
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Elder Abuse Detection and Intervention

A Collaborative Approach

Author: Bonnie Brandl, MSW,Carmel Bitondo Dyer, MD, FACP, AGSF,Candace J. Heisler, JD,Joanne Marlatt Otto, MSW,Lori A. Stiegel, JD,Randolph W. Thomas, MA

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780826131157

Category: Social Science

Page: 328

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PRESERVING A LIFE OF PEACE AND DIGNITY FOR THE AGING This ground-breaking volume offers a new, collaborative approach geared to enhance case review, improve victim safety, raise abuser accountability, and promote system change. Sharing the common goal of promoting elder victim safety, experts in adult protective services, law enforcement, prosecution, health care, advocacy, and civil justice have formed a unique, multidisciplinary team approach to tackle the following critical topics: Establishing a collaborative description of elder abuse history Identifying the criteria for the reporting of cases Accessing the intervention systems involved Highlighting benefits and obstacles to success Reviewing policy, legislation, research, and social change As the aging population continues to grow, so does the potential for increasing cases of elder abuse. Replete with case examples that allow the experiences of victims to speak for themselves, this book provides the framework to begin, and to build on, collaborative approaches at the local, state, and national levels toward ending elder abuse.
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Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults

Author: Carol A. Miller

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781771757

Category: Medical

Page: 624

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Now in its Fifth Edition, this text provides a comprehensive and wellness-oriented approach to the theory and practice of gerontologic nursing. Organized around the author's unique "functional consequences theory" of gerontologic nursing, the book explores "normal" age-related changes and risk factors that often interfere with optimal health and functioning, to effectively identify and teach health-promotion interventions. The author provides research-based background information and a variety of practical assessment and intervention strategies for use in every clinical setting. Highlights of this edition include expanded coverage of evidence-based practice, more first-person stories, new chapters, and clinical tools such as assessment tools recommended by the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing.
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Fundamentals of Nursing

Author: Patricia A. Potter,Anne Griffin Perry,Patricia Stockert,Amy Hall

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323399916

Category: Medical

Page: 1392

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It’s your complete guide to nursing — from basic concepts to essential skills! Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition prepares you to succeed as a nurse by providing a solid foundation in critical thinking, evidence-based practice, nursing theory, and safe clinical care in all settings. With illustrated, step-by-step guidelines, this book makes it easy to learn important skills and procedures. Care plans are presented within a nursing process framework, and case studies show how to apply concepts to nursing practice. From an expert author team led by Patricia Potter and Anne Griffin Perry, this bestselling nursing textbook helps you develop the understanding and clinical reasoning you need to provide excellent patient care. 51 skills demonstrations provide illustrated, step-by-step instructions for safe nursing care — and include rationales for each step. 29 procedural guidelines provide streamlined, step-by-step instructions for performing basic skills. UNIQUE! Critical Thinking Models in each clinical chapter show how to apply the nursing process and critical thinking to achieve successful clinical outcomes. Evidence-Based Practice chapter shows how nursing research helps in determining best practices. UNIQUE! Caring for the Cancer Survivor chapter prepares nurses to care for cancer patients who may still face physical and emotional issues. Case studies include unique clinical application questions and exercises, allowing you to practice using care plans and concept maps. The 5-step nursing process provides a consistent framework for care, and is demonstrated in more than 20 care plans. 15 review questions in every chapter test your retention of key concepts, with answers available in the book and on the Evolve companion website. Practical study tools on Evolve include video clips of skills, skills checklists, printable key points, a fluid & electrolytes tutorial, a concept map creator, an audio glossary, and more. UNIQUE! Clear, streamlined writing style makes complex material more approachable. More than 20 concept maps show care planning for clients with multiple nursing diagnoses. Key points and key terms in each chapter summarize important content for more efficient review and study. Unexpected Outcomes and Related Interventions for each skill alert you to potential problems and appropriate nursing actions. Delegation coverage clarifies which tasks can and cannot be delegated. A glossary provides quick access to definitions for all key terms.
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Long-Term Care

Author: John Pratt

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284054594

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 576

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Long-Term Care, Fourth Edition is an ideal introduction to management in this industry. Adopted as a reference for the national licensing examination prepared by the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards, this book covers the full continuum of long-term care.
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Nursing Practice in Multiple Sclerosis

A Core Curriculum

Author: June Halper,Kathleen Costello,Colleen Harris

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 1934559849

Category: Medical

Page: 193

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Nursing Practice in Multiple Sclerosis: A Core Curriculum, 2nd Edition was written for nurses preparing to take the MS certification exam given under the auspices of the International Organization of Multiple Sclerosis Nurses (IOMSN), and for everyone involved, or becoming involved, in the field of MS treatment and care. Developed as a companion to Comprehensive Nursing Care in Multiple Sclerosis, 2nd Edition and Advanced Concepts in Multiple Sclerosis Nursing Care, this guide will help readers learn about the history of MS, its diagnosis, management, and current theories regarding the immunologic basis for the disease.
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Career Opportunities in Health Care Management

Perspectives from the Field

Author: Sharon B. Buchbinder,Jon M. Thompson

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763759643

Category: Medical

Page: 252

View: 9309

Introduction to Health Care Management is a concise, reader- friendly, introductory healthcare management book that covers a wide variety of healthcare settings, from hospitals to nursing homes and clinics. Filled with examples to engage the reader's imagination, the important issues in healthcare management, such as ethics, cost management, strategic planning and marketing, information technology, and human resources, are all thoroughly covered. Guidelines and rubrics along with numerous case studies make this text both student-friendly and teacher friendly. It is the perfect resource for stu
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Enhanced Digital Licensing Exam Review G

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826109624

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 4836

This digital offering reflects the revised and updated study guide based on the same format as the actual exam and provides an easy-to-use, effective way to review essential concepts and practice test-taking skills. Toggling between the revised sixth edition of Nursing Home Administration and the test questions, the reader will learn correct and incorrect answers, and their rationales as they appear in the textbook. This digital guide covers the latest changes in the domains of practice for nursing home administrators emphasizing core information on nursing governance, business and finance, human resources, and resident and patient care nursing. New questions and answers cover new laws and regulations, federal guidelines to surveyors, quality indicators, resident assessment instrument, safety code inspection process, and new ICDM-10. With over 800 test questions, 1,000 key terms and concepts, and answer keys (some with full explanations) -- this is the essential resource for anyone looking to pass the licensing exam.
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Patient Advocacy for Health Care Quality: Strategies for Achieving Patient-Centered Care

Author: Jo Anne L. Earp,Elizabeth A. French,Melissa B. Gilkey

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 0763765252

Category: Medical

Page: 614

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As a contribution to the emerging healthcare quality movement, Patient Advocacy for Healthcare Quality: Strategies for Achieving Patient-Centered Care is distinct from any others of its kind in its focus on the consumer s perspective and in its emphasis on how advocacy can influence change at multiple social levels. This introductory volume synthesizes patient advocacy from a multi-level approach and is an ideal text for graduate and professional students in schools of public health, nursing and social work.Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition."
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