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Case Management for Nurses, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Anita Finkelman

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Aug 10, 2010

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For all courses in case management for RN-BSN students, and for graduate courses in nursing with case management components.


This is a concise, up-to-date introduction to case management for all nurses and nursing students. It presents today’s best practices for coordinating care and engaging interdisciplinary teams to deliver patient-centered care with active involvement from patients and families. Drawing on Institute of Medicine recommendations, it covers issues ranging from self-management to evidence-based practice, quality improvement to informatics. Section I clearly describes case management, and explains the case manager competencies, roles, responsibilities, tools, and ethical and legal obligations. Section II’s unique Case Management Reader brings together current literature on case management issues ranging from costs to chronic illness. Critical thinking questions follow every article.

Table of Contents

SECTION I.    Case Management Basics

1.         Introduction to Case Management

2.         Case Management Models

3.         Reimbursement: A Critical Case Management Issue

4.         Reimbursement and Managed Care

5.         Quality Improvement and Case Management

6.         The Consumer and the Case Manager

7.         Case Management Documentation and Tools


Section II.        Case Management Reader

Introduction to Section II

Issue 1: Case Manager Professional Issues

Issue 2: Patient-Centered Care

Issue 3: Quality Improvement

Issue 4: Case Management: Costs, Reimbursement, and Utilization Review

Issue 5: Chronic Illness

Issue 6: Disease Management




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$37.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-510940-3