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Nursing Home Federal Requirements 8th Edition

Nursing Home Federal Requirements  8th Edition Author James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
ISBN-10 9780826171252
Release 2014-07-09
Pages 672
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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 Nursing homes are now the most highly regulated environments in the United States, in the service of maximizing the quality of each residentís life. This user-friendly guide has been updated to provide all of the requisite information needed by nursing home staff to prepare for a visit from federal surveyors. It provides the most current federal guidelines and the procedures used by federal surveyors in certifying facilities for participation in Medicare and Medicaid funding. It describes every aspect and service of a nursing home that is subject to inspection and includes the nearly 20% of new requirements established during the past three years, with an emphasis on the new Minimum Data Set 3.0. The guide not only presents federal requirements and explanatory guidelines but also explains how to best interpret these guidelines so nursing home staff can be optimally prepared for a survey visit. It reflects changes in regulations regarding end-of-life care, nasogastric tube regulations, and rights to establish advance directives. The guide also provides information straight from CMS's Internet-Only Manual. New Features of Eighth Edition: Describes how to best use the updated manual Focuses on Minimum Data Set 3.0 Explains clearly how to interpret the new requirements, 20% of which have been updated Presents new quality measures Includes new CMS forms Reflects changes in regulations regarding end-of-life care, nasogastric tube regulations, and rights to establish advance directives



Nursing Home Federal Requirements

Nursing Home Federal Requirements Author James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
ISBN-10 0826107923
Release 2010-11-24
Pages 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



Nursing Home Administration

Nursing Home Administration Author James E. Allen
ISBN-10 9780826153951
Release 2007
Pages 658
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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.



Principles of Health Care Management Foundations for a Changing Health Care System

Principles of Health Care Management  Foundations for a Changing Health Care System Author Seth B. Goldsmith
ISBN-10 9781449653989
Release 2010-10-25
Pages 438
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Faced with strict government regulations and increasing service demands by consumers, healthcare providers find themselves accountable on both ends. Written to reflect the realities of the 21st century, Principles of Health Care Management considers the many outside forces influencing health care institutions, and in doing so provides a progressive and modern reference on how to effectively manage a health organization. Using relevant case studies to illustrate key points, this text explains the critical changes and challenges that administrators must deal with as they go about practicing their profession and what students must learn as they begin their study of this vital field.



The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration 6th Edition

The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration  6th Edition Author James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
ISBN-10 0826107079
Release 2011-02-22
Pages 176
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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.



NAB Nursing Home Administrators Examination Study Guide Fifth Edition

NAB Nursing Home Administrators Examination Study Guide   Fifth Edition Author National Association of Boards of Examiners of Long Term Care Administrators (U.S.)
ISBN-10 096350648X
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 299
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NAB Nursing Home Administrators Examination Study Guide Fifth Edition has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from NAB Nursing Home Administrators Examination Study Guide Fifth Edition also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full NAB Nursing Home Administrators Examination Study Guide Fifth Edition book for free.



Understandable Statistics Concepts and Methods

Understandable Statistics  Concepts and Methods Author Charles Henry Brase
ISBN-10 9781337119917
Release 2016-12-05
Pages 839
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UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS: CONCEPTS AND METHODS, Twelfth Edition, is a thorough yet accessible program designed to help you overcome any apprehensions you may have about statistics and to master the subject. The authors provide clear guidance and informal advice while showing you the links between statistics and the world. To reinforce this approach—and make the material interesting as well as easier to understand—the book integrates real-life data from a variety of sources, including journals, periodicals, newspapers, and the Internet. You'll also have opportunities to develop your critical-thinking and statistical literacy skills through special features and exercises throughout the text. The use of graphing calculators, Excel, Minitab, Minitab ExpressTM, and SPSS is covered, although not required. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



The Long Term Care State Operations Manual

The Long Term Care State Operations Manual Author HCPro (Firm)
ISBN-10 1601461283
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 694
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The Long Term Care State Operations Manual has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Long Term Care State Operations Manual also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Long Term Care State Operations Manual book for free.



Marine Mammals Ashore

Marine Mammals Ashore Author Joseph R. Geraci
ISBN-10 9780977460908
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 371
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Marine Mammals Ashore: A Field Guide for Strandings (J.R. Geraci & V.J. Lounsbury)in the hardcover formatis back! A comprehensive manual for understanding and dealing with a stranded seal, manatee, dolphin, whale, or sea otter, this book contains information for the interested beach dweller or student and for the scientist or marine resource manager. Marine Mammals Ashore describes rescue operations, how to organize a response team, and how to deal with the media and the public. It includes basic information on marine mammal biology, life history, and health, and an extensive bibliography.Marine Mammals Ashore also provides stranding network participants with practical guidelines for collecting data and specimens to better understand the biology and behavior of marine animals and the condition of their environment.All chapters have been updated and expanded, with emphasis on topics that include: enhancing network organization, public education, and media relations. natural and human-related mortality in each major marine mammal group. recognizing, responding to, and investigating unusual mortality events. new or updated protocols for specimen and data collection (e.g., samples for PCR analysis; basic guidelines for investigating possible noise-related strandings; collecting environmental data and samples; and a detailed protocol for examining marine mammals for signs of human interactions). zoonoses and other public health issues. updated overview of marine mammal stranding frequency and distribution in North America, with coverage extended to Canada and Mexico. overview of special topics provided by invited authors: disentanglement (Peter Howorth, Santa Barbara Marine Mammal Center, Santa Barbara CA); tagging and monitoring (Anthony Martin, British Antarctic Survey); and GIS applications (Greg Early, A.I.S., Inc., New Bedford, MA). close to 600 new references (and a few new carcass disposal stories!).The 372-page second edition features water- and tear-resistant paper, a vinyl cover, and durable plastic coil binding. There are even strategically placed lined pages for adding personal notes and contact information.



Nursing Home Administrators National Practice Test

Nursing Home Administrators National Practice Test Author Lamont Jones
ISBN-10 150760355X
Release 2015-01-17
Pages 34
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This second version 100 question National Nursing Home Administrator practice test designed to give people who are planning to take the NAB Exam a chance to practice questions similar to those found on the test.



The Long Term Care Director of Nursing Field Guide Second Edition

The Long Term Care Director of Nursing Field Guide  Second Edition Author Barbara Acello
ISBN-10 1601468679
Release 2011-05
Pages 274
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The Long-Term Care Director of Nursing Field Guide, Second Edition The official study guide for NADONA certification Make confident and correct decisions with the only Director of Nursing (DON) guide endorsed by the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long-Term Care (NADONA). Whether your goal is certification, recertification, or on-the-job training, "The Long-Term Care Director of Nursing Field Guide, " Second Edition, is a must-have resource to improve quality of care, cut costs, and sharpen your leadership and management skills. New and veteran DONs will benefit from this updated edition, which includes guidance on quality indicator surveys (QIS), MDS 3.0, new audit threats, and more."The Long-Term Care Director of Nursing Field Guide, Second Edition" will help you: Prepare your facility for either a traditional survey or a QIS by implementing risk management best practices Withstand MAC, RAC, ZPIC, CERT, and MIC scrutiny by improving documentation Create and manage a budget that best fits the needs of your facility Build and motivate a competent, cohesive staff by employing smart hiring practices, an effective orientation program, and a positive work environment Prepare for the C-DONA certification exam with the only study guide to have earned NADONA's seal of approval What's New Clear comparison between the traditional survey process and QIS process Guidance on creating a budget that works for your facility Tactics to avoid audit scrutiny Tips to understanding the appeals process Overview of the MDS 3.0 with a focus on activities of daily living, pain, and pressure ulcer assessment and care NADONA's endorsement as the official study guide for the C-DONA exam Take a look at the Table of ContentsSection I: Skills for directors of nursing Successful orientation of the newly hired manager Designing an effective process Leadership Qualities of effective leadership Four basic leadership styles Communication Ways to improve communication The art of active listening Finance and budgeting The strategic plan Developing the budget Capital budget operating costs Understanding the fiscal year Section II: Employee relations Interviewing and hiring New employee orientation and training Importance of a good orientation program Time management and delegationConflict managementThe disciplinary process and terminationPerformance evaluations Job performances Employee issuesDue diligenceSection III: Resident Care MDS 3.0 assessment Basic coding Wound care - specific changes, reverse staging, and moreActivities of daily livingStandards of care Abuse and neglect RestraintsSection IV: Risk Management and Quality Control Documentation Electronic medical records The Five-Star Quality Rating System Navigating the rating system The survey process Traditional survey Quality indicator survey Federal surveys State surveys Audits RACs, MACs, CERTs, and ZPICs Audit appeals process



Evidence based Practice in Nursing Healthcare

Evidence based Practice in Nursing   Healthcare Author Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk
ISBN-10 9781605477787
Release 2011
Pages 599
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Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk and Ellen Fineout-Overholt are creators of the ARCC (Advancing Research and Clinical practice through close Collaboration) Model, an innovative strategy for implementing and sustaining evidence-based practice in healthcare systems. The ARCC Model is cited as an exemplar of education in evidence-based practice in the Board on Health Care Services and the Institute of Medicine's book, Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality. "McInyk and Fineout-Overholt's book should be required reading in all graduate programs. Their text has provided a blueprint for the future of nursing practice and a rigorously substantiated and clearly described means for clinicians, educators, and administrators to participate in improving quality of care." Janet D. Allan, PhD, RN, FAAN Dean and Professor University of Maryland School of Nursing "Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice has been instrumental in developing a culture of evidence-based practice at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. It is fundamental to our curriculum provided to all levels of staff, from new graduate nurses to the highest levels of hospital leadership." Dr. Patricia Potter, RN, PhD, FAAN, Dr. Gail Rea, RN, PhD, CNE, Dr. Karen Balakas, RN, PhD, CNE, Jennifer Williams, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, Elizabeth Pratt, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC Evidence Equals Excellence group at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish School of Nursing at Goldfarb Evidence-based Practice in Nursing & Healthcare: A Guide to Best Practice is an exemplary text that spans the continuum of nursing evidence to support best practice. Utilizing this text with undergraduate, RN to BSN, and graduate nursing students, it is the ONLY text that demonstrates how to retrieve, read, and analyze evidence whether it is published as an individual study, systematic review, meta-analysis, best practice guideline, or outcomes management report. Students learn how to utilize multiple complex databases and websites as they move through each chapter. And, they experience dissemination of evidence through the development of presentations, publications, posters, and grants. This is truly a remarkable book that embraces evidence as the basis for nursing practice and patient-centered care and safety. Having used this text with more than 1000 students over the past five years, I can honestly say that I have found no other text that facilitates learning and development of clinical judgment that is grounded in valid, reliable, and applicable evidence. This is a keeper! Alice E. Dupler, JD, APRN-BC Clinical Associate Professor Washington State University College of Nursing "I have used the book since I developed the Evidence-based Practice course for our College of Nursing in Fall 2007. It was the first course of its kind at Indiana State University. It has been well received and the preferred course for all nursing graduate students for completion of their final scholarly projects. The text was essential in developing the course and provides the foundation and guidance that the students need to develop their Evidence Based Practice projects...the students love the text!" Susan Eley PhD, RN, FNP-BC Assistant Professor Director FNP Program Indiana State University



The Long Term Care State Operations Manual Revised 06 2016

The Long Term Care State Operations Manual  Revised 06 2016 Author
ISBN-10 1683081374
Release 2016-07-29
Pages 860
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Stay compliant with the most up-to-date regulations and interpretive guidelines. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' June 2016 revisions to Appendix P and Appendix PP of The Long-Term Care State Operations Manual update the interpretive guidelines for F222, F241, F242, F246, F248, F250, F310, F320, F329, and F353. These revisions provide additional information to surveyors about consideration of psychosocial harm when assessing compliance with specific regulations. This manual will enable you to: - Stay compliant with complete access to all recent F-tag revisions - Save time searching and downloading extensive government documents - Manage risk by understanding the scope and severity for each possible deficiency - Download and use all essential CMS forms to ensure thorough survey preparation This valuable resource provides word-for-word CMS regulatory guidance and forms covering virtually every aspect of a nursing home's annual survey, including: - F-tags and their accompanying surveyor guidance - Scope and severity for each possible deficiency - Essential CMS forms to download and use - Guidance for policymaking - Risk management advice



Developing a Residency in Post Acute Care

Developing a Residency in Post Acute Care Author Edna Cadmus
ISBN-10 9781945157011
Release 2017-06-12
Pages 512
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As the U.S. population ages, healthcare is shifting from acute care environments to post-acute and community settings. New nurses in particular lack the specialized knowledge required for chronic care and gerontological care and are often unprepared to transition into post-acute settings. Developing a Residency in Post-Acute Care offers practical curricula based on an innovative and successful nurse residency model that positions staff educators and preceptors to support new nurses as they enter post-acute settings. This indispensable book also provides tools and resources for nurse educators to use in developing and training new and existing staff, including: · Lesson plans, objectives, and outlines · Detailed case studies · Activities geared toward adult learners · Participant evaluation methods · Strategies for presenting material · References and additional resources The application model provided in Developing a Residency in Post-Acute Care is fully adaptable for multiple post-acute settings. This resource enables instructors to enhance competence and confidence in new nurses—not simply re-teach materials learned in school. In the end, better onboarding can lead to significant improvements in cost, quality of care, and nurse retention rates.



Guidelines for Perinatal Care

Guidelines for Perinatal Care Author
ISBN-10 1934984175
Release 2012
Pages 580
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The new 7th Edition gives you a single place to look for the most recent and recommendations on quality care of pregnant women, their fetuses, and their neonates. Jointly developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), this resource addresses the full spectrum of perinatal medicine from both the obstetric and pediatric standpoints. Guidelines for Perinatal Care has been revised and updated to reflect current scientific data, professional opinion, and clinical advances. Important new material in the 7th Edition includes: Evidence-based recommendations for safe, effective diagnostic and therapeutic interventions in both maternal-fetal medicine and neonatology. New information on planned home birth and underwater births. Expanded coverage on obstetric and medical complications and evidence-based recommendations to guide clinical practice. Updated recommendations on neonatal resuscitation, screening and management of hyperbilirubinemia, and neonatal drug withdrawal. New chapter on quality improvement and patient safety. Expanded coverage on neonatal intensive care unit data collection; rapid cycle improvement; and quality improvement collaboratives and much more.



The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration Seventh Edition

The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration  Seventh Edition Author James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
ISBN-10 9780826129192
Release 2015-12-02
Pages 184
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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 -- 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



Nursing Home Administration Seventh Edition

Nursing Home Administration  Seventh Edition Author James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
ISBN-10 9780826128553
Release 2015-11-04
Pages 600
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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 tasks—forecasting, planning, organizing, staffing, directing, controlling quality, innovating, and marketing—and examines them in depth. The text pinpoints all of the separate components of nursing home administration—management, human resources, team dynamics, conflict resolution, finance and business, industry laws and regulations, and patient care—and 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 take—and pass with a depth of understanding—the 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