Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2015-02-25
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CPHQ Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CPHQ 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. CPHQ Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CPHQ 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; Comprehensive sections including: Testing Tips, Seven Pillars of Quality, Emphasis on Outcomes, Managed Care, Medical Management Terms, Organizational Effectiveness, What are Ethics?, Healthcare Organizations and Data Banks, HQCB/NAHQ, Health Care Quality Improvement Program, Healthcare Integrity and Protection Data Bank, Affinity Diagram, Brainstorming, Prioritization Matrix, Gantt charts, Delphi Technique, Quality Management Principles, Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS, Individual Differences in Organizations - Personality, The Perceptual Process, Managing Work Motivation, Business and Its Environment, Accounting/Budgets, Budgets, Stress Management, Managing Teams, Occupational Safety and Health, Emergency Preparedness, and much more...
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.
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Release Date: 2014-03-31
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.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2017-10-16
For comprehensive guidance on creating quality structures that support patient/provider collaboration, cost-effective solutions, and safe, efficient care, get the fully updated HQ Solutions, an official publication of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). Written by HQ experts and applicable to all practice settings, this essential resource offers healthcare quality professionals the theoretical and practical basis for safe, reliable, cost-effective care, including the use of state-of-the-art tools for measuring, monitoring, selecting, and managing data. Invaluable for preparing for the Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality® (CPHQ) certification exam, this is an optimal healthcare quality professional’s resource. Create a safer, more efficient care environment, with proven quality improvement practices ... NEW quality and safety tools and techniques adaptable to any care setting NEW and updated content on recent changes in U.S. healthcare quality requirements, legislation, and reform NEW content on core skills and methods of organizational leadership, patient safety, performance and process improvement, and health data analytics Key resource for HQ principles and practices—vital for healthcare quality professionals including nurses, instructors, researchers, consultants, and clinicians in all practice settings, including home care, hospices, skilled nursing facilities, rehab, and ambulatory care, as well as healthcare organizations, healthcare boards, and government agencies Organizational Leadership Leadership fundamentals and principles, quality and safety infrastructure, strategic planning, and change management Real-life scenarios solved with proven leadership formulas and evidence-based solutions Performance measures, key performance and quality indicators, and performance improvement models Accreditation, Regulation, and Continuous Readiness Impact of regulations on healthcare quality and safety Continuous readiness activities Organizational assessment, survey procedures, and more Health Data Analytics Foundations of a solid data management system Tools, approaches, and application of data management systems, data collection, interpretation, and reporting Analysis tools and basic statistical techniques and methods Patient Safety Practical tools for safety assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation Components of a safety culture Effective risk management strategies Performance, Safety, and Process Improvement Key principles and practices Critical pathways, effective team building, decision support, benchmarking IOM imperatives, analysis and interpretation of data, decision-support tools, and more
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2008
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.
Author: Raymond G. Carey
Publisher: ASQ Quality Press
Release Date: 1995-01-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
This ground-breaking book addresses the critical, growing need among health care administrators and practitioners to measure the effectiveness of quality improvement efforts. Written by respected healthcare quality professionals, Measuring Quality Improvement in Healthcare covers practical applications of the tools and techniques of statistical process control (SPC), including control charts, in healthcare settings. The authors' straightforward discussions of data collection, variation, and process improvement set the context for the use and interpretation of control charts. Their approach incorporates "the voice of the customer" as a key element driving the improvement processes and outcomes. The core of the book is a set of 12 case studies that show how to apply statistical thinking to health care process, and when and how to use different types of control charts. The practical, down-to-earth orientation of the book makes it accessible to a wide readership.
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!
Author: Suzanne K. Powell
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2018-02-26
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
Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***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...
Author: Jennifer Hornung Garvin
Release Date: 2013-08-01
Combining in-depth study materials covering CPT, ICD-9-CM, and HCPCS Level II with comprehensive testing practice, Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) Exam Preparation provides the added knowledge and test-taking skills to face the CCS certification exam with confidence. The practice exams, supplemental practice questions, case studies, and online assessments will help prepare you for the exam experience, providing opportunities to test your knowledge and skills.
Author: Betsy J. Shiland
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-12-18
Gain the knowledge of medical language you need to succeed in class and in your healthcare career! Mastering Healthcare Terminology, 5th Edition covers medical terms and definitions in small chunks — easy-to-follow learning segments — followed immediately by exercises and review questions that reinforce your understanding. From well-known educator Betsy Shiland, this book includes realistic case studies to help you apply your knowledge to practice. And because Shiland users love the case studies and medical records, more than 70 new case studies with review questions have been added to this edition, along with extra case studies on the Evolve companion website. Now with new mobile-optimized quizzes and flash cards that make it easy to study terms while on the go, this popular introduction to healthcare language enables you to communicate clearly and confidently with other members of the healthcare team. Quick-reference format makes it easier to learn terminology by presenting terms in tables — including word origin, definition, and pronunciation. Frequent word part and word building exercises reinforce your understanding with immediate opportunities for practice and review. A total of 460 illustrations includes additional new photos showing difficult terms and procedures. A breakdown of A&P terms appears in page margins next to the related text, helping you learn and memorize word parts in context. Convenient spiral binding lets the book lay flat, making it easy to work on exercises. UNIQUE! ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes are provided in the pathology terminology tables for a better understanding of medical coding. An Evolve companion website includes medical animations, audio pronunciations, an anatomy coloring book, electronic flash cards, and word games such as Wheel of Terminology, Terminology Triage, and Whack a Word Part. Coverage of electronic medical records prepares you for using EHR in the healthcare setting. NEW! 70 new case studies provide more opportunity to see terminology in use. NEW! Mobile-optimized quick quizzes and flash cards allow you to practice terminology while on the go. NEW terms and procedures keep you up to date with advances in healthcare. NEW Normal Lab Values appendix provides a quick reference as you work through case studies and medical reports.