The Nurse Practitioner in Long-term Care

The Nurse Practitioner in Long-term Care

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An Excellent Resource For New Or Seasoned Nps And Pas! The Nurse Practitioner In Long-Term Care Addresses The Growing Trend To Utilize The Nurse Practitioner In The Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) To Manage Patients In Long-Term Care And Serves As A Practical Resource For Managing Those Conditions Commonly Encountered In The Geriatric Patient. It Includes An Introduction To Nursing Homes, Medication Management, Practical Health Promotion/Disease Prevention, And Management Of Common Clinical Conditions Specific To The Skilled And Long Term Care Nursing Home Settings. It Will Also Address Important Topics Such As Elder Abuse, Legal Issues, Reimbursement, And Regulatory Issues. Subjects Covered Are Pertinent To Everyday Practice And This Text Is Useful In Graduate Programs For Nurse Practitioners And Clinical Nurse Specialists As Well As For Physiciana€™S Assistant (PA) Students.Nurse practitioners and physicians play an important role in managing these clinical problems as well as assisting the facility to improve ... These team members are responsible for quarterly meetings with the resident and/or their family to review and update the individual care plan. In addition, the primary care physician (PCP) and /or nurse practitioner, the medical director, facility administrator, pharmacyanbsp;...

Title:The Nurse Practitioner in Long-term Care
Author:Barbara S. White, Deborah Truax
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2007-01


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