Tina M. Marrelli s new book, Home Care Nursing: Surviving in an Ever- Changing Care Environment, is the definitive resource for understanding the challenges and complexities of home-based healthcare. Written without jargon or insider acronyms, Home Care Nursing is a practical yet comprehensive guidebook valuable to anyone connected to home care nursing services.
Each chapter is packed with questions, answers, discussion topics, and additional resources, making this book an excellent reference and guide to home care. Whatever your experience level, this book will prepare you for an exciting, rewarding career in this nursing specialty perfectly poised for growth and longevity.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Healthcare: Overview of Change and Complexity
Chapter 2 What Is Home Healthcare and Home Care Comprised of Exactly?
Chapter 3 What Makes Home Care the Most Unique Practice Setting?
Chapter 4 Becoming a Home Care Clinician or Manager: Information Needed for Success
Chapter 5 The Environment of Care: The Home and Community Interface
Chapter 6 The Fundamentals: The Interface of Law, Regulation, and Quality
Chapter 7 The Home Visit: The Important Unit of Care
Chapter 8 Documentation of Care and Related Processes
Chapter 9 Where to From Here? Or Welcome to the Most Exciting Healthcare Setting There Is!
Appendix A Home Care and Hospice/Palliative Care Organizations/Associations
Appendix B Resources for Clinicians and Patient/Caregiver Education
Appendix C Home Health & Hospice MAC Areas
Appendix D Medicare Benefit Policy Manual: Chapter 7-Home Health Services