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Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration

ISBN-10: 0826159249
ISBN-13: 9780826159243
Edition: 5th 2008
Authors: James E. Allen
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

"Praise for a previous edition: " "Serves as an excellent study guide for students or as a source of course examination questions for the instructor...The author has skillfully taken the format of the National Association of the Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators and utilized them as a basis for this text." --"Journal of Health Administration Education" 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. Serving as the key companion to "Nursing Home Administration, 5th Edition" (Springer Publishing, 2008), this up-to-the-minute guide reflects the latest changes in the domains of practice for nursing home administrators. The Guide features: Over 800 test questions Over 1000, Key terms and concepts

Introduction: Uses of This Study Guide for the 2008-2012 Domains of Practice
Format of the National Exam
The One Best Answer Testing Format
Deciding What the Question Is
Deciding What the Answer Is
Strategies for Test Taking
Domains of Practice
Management, Governance, Leadership
Levels of Management
Line-Staff Relationships
Forecasting
Planning
Why Plan?
Steps in Planning
Organizing
Directing
Policy Making
Decision Making
Leadership
Power and Authority
Communication Skills
Organizational Norms and Values
Additional Related Concepts
Comparing and Controlling Quality
Diagnosing/Organizational Quality
Innovating
Marketing the Long-Term Care Facility
The Turn to Marketing
The "Marketing" of Health Care
Developing a Marketing Strategy
Human Resources
Organizational Patterning of the Nursing Facility and Its Staff
Identifying the Human Resources Functions
Planning Employment Needs: Writing Job Descriptions
Hiring Staff
Training Staff
Retaining Employees
Evaluating Employees
Paying Employees
Disciplining Employees
Finance/Business
Legal and Business Terminology: Sources of Law, the Court Systems
Legal Terminology
Risks Assumed by the Operation of A Long-Term Care Facility
Environment: The Industry: Its Laws and Regulations
Industry Overview
42 CFR Part 431 et al.: Medicare and Medicaid; Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities and Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Programs
Basis and Scope
Resident Rights
Admission, Transfer, and Discharge Rights
Resident Behavior and Facility Practices
Quality of Life
Resident Assessment
Quality of Care
Nursing Services
Dietary Services
Dental Services
Pharmacy Services
Infection Control
Physical Environment
Administration
Medicare and Medicaid
The Life Safety Code
Americans With Disabilities Act
Management and Labor Legislation and Regulations
The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
Health Planning
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
Patient/Resident Care
The Aging Process: Overview and Theories
Medical And Related Terms
The Aging Process As It Relates to Diseases Common to the Nursing Home Population
Rationale for Answers to Questions 1-31
Answer Key

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