Initial assessments can be tricky-without proper documentation, home health providers could lose earned income or experience payment delays, and publicly reported quality outcomes affected by poor assessment documentation could negatively impact an agency's reputation. Ensure that no condition or symptom is overlooked and documentation is as accurate as possible with Home Health Assessment Criteria: 75 Checklists for Skilled Nursing Documentation. This indispensable resource provides the ultimate blueprint for accurately assessing patients' symptoms and conditions to ensure regulatory compliance and proper payment. It will help agencies deliver more accurate assessments and thorough documentation, create better care plans and improve patient outcomes, prepare for surveys, and ensure accurate OASIS reporting. All of the book's 75-plus checklists are also available electronically with purchase, facilitating agency-wide use and letting home health clinicians and field staff easily access content no matter where they are. This book will help homecare professionals: - Easily refer to checklists, organized by condition, to properly assess a new patient - Download and integrate checklists for use in any agency's system - Obtain helpful guidance on assessment documentation as it relates to regulatory compliance - Appropriately collect data for coding and establish assessment skill proficiency
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About the Author
Barbara Acello, MS, RN, is an independent nurse consultant and educator. She has worked in long-term care for more than 30 years. In addition to owning and operating a school for nursing assistants, she helped write and develop mandatory state curricula for nurse aides and EMTs.
Lynn Riddle Brown, RN, BSN, CRNI, COS-C, of Roper St. Francis Home Care in Charleston, South Carolina, is a patient care coordinator and infusion nurse specialist. Previously, Brown practiced oncology nursing in Charlotte, North Carolina, for 10 years, holding positions as a floor nurse, inpatient hospice unit nurse, and charge nurse. During this time she held a certification in oncology nursing through the Oncology Nursing Society