The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration Seventh Edition

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826129192
Release Date: 2015-12-02
Genre: Medical

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

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

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107079
Release Date: 2011-02-22
Genre: Medical

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.

The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration Seventh Edition

Author: James E. Allen
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826129188
Release Date: 2015-12-15
Genre: Medical

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

Nursing Home Administration

Author: James E. Allen
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826153933
Release Date: 2003-01
Genre: Medical

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.

Enhanced Digital Licensing Exam Review G

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826109620
Release Date: 2011-05-11
Genre: Medical

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.

Nursing Home Administration Seventh Edition

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826128553
Release Date: 2015-11-04
Genre: Medical

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

The National Nursing Home License Exam Study Guide

Author: Melissa Tracey
Publisher: Irwin Professional Pub
ISBN: PSU:000026175256
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Social Science

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.

Nursing Home Federal Requirements

Author: James E Allen, Msph, PhD, Cnha
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826104922
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Electronic books

Designated a Doody's Core Title! Accessible and user-friendly, this updated edition of "Nursing Home Federal Requirements" contains information that is essential for nursing home administrators as well as educators and professionals preparing for licensure. It presents the latest federal guidelines and the procedures used by federal surveyors in certifying facilities for participation in Medicare and Medicaid. It is the only text that provides a comprehensive index to nursing home federal requirements. The volume spans every aspect and service of a nursing home, from telephone access and comfortable lighting to urinary incontinence treatment and proper drug storage. Administrators who implement these regulations will ensure that outstanding quality assurance and risk management programs are in place.

Nursing Home Federal Requirements

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107923
Release Date: 2010-11-24
Genre: Medical

"[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 for Wellness in Older Adults

Author: Carol A. Miller
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781771757
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

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.

Assessing and Measuring Caring in Nursing and Health Science

Author: Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826121977
Release Date: 2008-09-23
Genre: Medical

"As in the first edition, the author has done a magnificent job compiling these instruments and providing important information that the reader can use to evaluate their usefulness." --Ora Lea Strickland, RN, PhD, FAAN (From the Foreword) This book provides all the essential research tools for assessing and measuring caring for those in the caring professions. Watson's text is the only comprehensive and accessible collection of instruments for care measurement in clinical and educational nursing research. The measurements address quality of care, patient, client, and nurse perceptions of caring, and caring behaviors, abilities, and efficacy. Newly updated, this edition also contains three new chapters, which document the most effective caring language and provide innovative methods of selecting appropriate tools for measurement based on validity and reliability. Key features of new edition: A chapter providing a comprehensive literature review of the research and measurement of caring A chapter entitled "Caring Factor Survey," which presents a new scale based on Watson's original theory of human caring Chapters outlining instruments for care measurement, including Holistic Caring Inventory, Peer Group Caring Interaction Scale, and many more New instruments focused on assessing caring at the administrative-relational caring level An updated section dedicated to challenges and future directions of the measurement of caring

Directive Play Therapy

Author: Elsa Soto Leggett, PhD, LPC-S, RPT-S
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826130662
Release Date: 2016-10-26
Genre: Education

Structured, therapist-led approaches to play therapy are becoming increasingly popular due to their time-limited nature and efficacy for such specific disorders as trauma and attachment issues. This is the first book to provide comprehensive coverage of numerous directive play therapy techniques and interventions that are empirically validated and can be adapted for use in clinical, school, group, and family settings. Designed for both students and practitioners, the text addresses the theoretical bases for these approaches and provides in-depth, practical guidance for their use. The book describes how directive play therapies differ from nondirective therapies and illustrates best practices in using directive techniques. It examines such diverse approaches as cognitive behavioral, solution focused, sensorimotor, and the use of creative arts in play therapy. Each approach is covered in terms of its theoretical foundation, research basis, specific techniques for practice, and a case example. The text describes how to adapt directive play therapy techniques for use in various contexts, such as with families, in groups, and in schools. Helpful templates for treatment planning and case documentation are also included, making the book a valuable resource for both training courses and practicing professionals in play therapy, clinical mental health counseling, child counseling, school counseling, child and family social work, marriage and family therapy, and clinical child psychology. Key Features: Delivers step-by-step guidance for using directive play therapy techniques--the first book to do so Addresses theoretical basis, research support, and practical techniques for a diverse range of therapies Covers varied settings and contexts including school, clinical, group, and family settings Includes case studies Provides templates for treatment planning and case documentation