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 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

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.

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.

Nursing Home Administration Sixth Edition

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107052
Release Date: 2011-02-25
Genre: Medical

Named a 2013 Doody's Essential Purchase! The sixth edition of Nursing Home Administration contains essential information to prepare an individual for licensure and employment as a nursing home administrator. This book addresses all regulatory pieces of information to provide readers with an overview of the entire process of managing a nursing facility. This edition has been updated to reflect the most accurate and up-to-date information to reflect new legislation and regulations passed since previous edition in 2008. This textbook serves as a roadmap for studying and understanding all the various requirements-management, human resources, finance and business, industry laws and regulations, and patient care. It demonstrates how all components fit together to form the coordinated activity set required of a successful nursing home administrator. Key Features: Formatted according to licensing examination and guidelines of the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators New federal guidelines to surveyors New resident assessment instrument Updated figures and tables New life safety code inspection processes New ICDM-10 (International Classification of Diseases-Modified) Sub-set of federal forms included in appendices Web references to enable the reader to successfully navigate the nursing home administration field

Nursing Home Federal Requirements 8th Edition

Author: James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826171252
Release Date: 2014-07-09
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 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

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.

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
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9780763795498
Release Date: 2010-02-18
Genre: Business & Economics

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.

End of Life

Author: Lynn Keegan, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826107605
Release Date: 2010-10-18
Genre: Medical

2011 AJN Book of the Year Winner in both Gerontologic Nursing and Hospice and Palliative Care! "The book is easy to read and is essential to all who work and care for those at the end of life." --David Shields, RN, MSN, QTTT Assistant Professor of Nursing Capital University "The book is thought provoking and, if you are like me, you will be assessing (consciously or subconsciously) how good you or your service are at providing holistic care around the time of death. It deserves to be widely read and I hope it starts many a conversation." IAHPC Newsletter "[This book] is a gem. It is a rare balance of an interesting read with an incredible integration of factual information. I intend to share it in my long term care circles...A wonderful contribution!" Charlotte Eliopoulos,RN, MPH, PhD Executive Director American Association for Long Term Care Nursing "Every once in a long while a short, succinct book comes along that awakens our senses and motivates us to action. [This] is one such book. It cuts right to the chase to offer a new, innovative change for an old, outmoded rite of passage." Barbara Dossey, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN Co-Director, Nightingale Initiative for Global Health, Canada and Virginia Director, Holistic Nursing Consultants, New Mexico (From the Foreword) This professional clinical guide presents nursing administrators and nurses in acute care agencies, nursing homes, hospice, and palliative care settings with detailed implementation strategies for accommodating dying persons and their loved ones as they make the transition from physical life. It presents the need for and the development of the concept: Golden Room concept: a place for dying that facilitates a dignified, peaceful, and profound experience for dying persons and their loved ones. This book presents a practical solution on multiple levels that will benefit all involved-patient, family, nurses, administrators, policy makers, and insurance companies. It presents the theoretical frameworks for end-of-life care and how the Golden Room concept fits into these frameworks. Published in partnership with the Watson Caring Science Institute, this unique resource: Advocates the use of Golden Rooms, which provide dignified, private, and safe settings for death and dying Presents various cases that illustrate the need for a dignified death, as well as strategies on how to provide for this dignified death Provides questions of concern after each case scenario, suitable for class discussion or personal reflection Offers cost-effective end-of-life solutions for families, the medical establishment, and insurance companies

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.

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, 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