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Case Management

A Practical Guide for Education and Practice
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April 13, 2018
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    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
    About the Authors

    Suzanne K. Powell, RN, MBA, CCM, CPHQ, is Editor-in-Chief, of Professional Case Management: Leading Evidence Based Practice Across Transitions of Care at Lippincott Williams & Wilkins in
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Hussein M. Tahan, PhD, RN, is System Vice President of Nursing, Professional Development and Workforce Planning at MedStar Health System Nursing in Columbia, Maryland.

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    Publication Date
    April 13, 2018
  • About The Author(s)
    Suzanne K Powell RN, MBA, CCM, CPHQ
    Editor, Lippincott's Case Management Journal
    Hussein M. Tahan PhD, RN
    System Vice President
    Nursing Professional Development and Workforce Planning
    MedStar Health System Nursing
    Columbia, Maryland
  • Table of contents
    Part I: Introduction to Case Management Practice
    1. Overview of Case Management
    2. Roles, Functions, and Preparation of Case Management Team Members
    3. Management of Resources and Reimbursement Systems

    Part II: The Case Management Process and Related Activities
    4. The Case Management Process
    5. Utilization Management
    6. Transitional Planning: Understanding Levels and Transitions of Care

    Part III: Key Concepts in Case Management Practice
    7. Quality Management and Outcomes Evaluation
    8. Legal Considerations in Case Management Practice
    9. Ethical Principles in Case Management Practice

    Part IV: Practical Applications
    10. Case Management Standards and Professional Organizations
    11. Preparation for the Case Management Role
    12. Strategies for Success in Case Management Practice
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