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

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

by James E. Allen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826107060

ISBN-13: 9780826107060

Pub. Date: 02/22/2011

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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,

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826107060
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/22/2011
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
168
Sales rank:
185,866
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Uses of This Study Guide for the Current 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

PART 1: NAB DOMAIN: MANAGEMENT, GOVERNANCE, LEADERSHIP

PART 2: NAB DOMAIN: HUMAN RESOURCES

Understanding the Departments and Managing Human Resources

PART 3: NAB DOMAIN: FINANCE/BUSINESS

Learning to Manage the Organization's Finances

Legal and Business Terminology: Sources of Law, the Court Systems

Legal Terminology

Risks Assumed by the Operation of A Long-Term Care Facility

PART 4: NAB DOMAIN: ENVIRONMENT

Learning the Continuum of Long-Term Care

Industry Overview

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)

PART 5: NAB DOMAIN: PATIENT/RESIDENT CARE

Building Your Resident Care Skills

The Aging Process: Overview and Theories

Medical and Related Terms

The Aging Process As It Relates to Diseases Common to the Nursing Home Population

PART 6: FACILITY POLICIES

Putting the System Together

Rationale for Answers to Questions 1-31

Answer Key

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