Introduction to Care Coordination and Nursing Management is an introduction and overview of nursing case management across the health care continuum. It covers topics that address health care management in the hospital as well the community, such as Congregational Nursing and introduces the student to being a potential private practitioner touching on entrepreneurship, consultation and marketing. Each chapter includes discussion questions and short assignments to help students learn.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction to Nursing Case Management
Chapter 2 Cultural Competency
Chapter 3 Managed Care - Examining today’s health care system
Chapter 4 Case Management: An Overview
Chapter 5 Models of Care
Chapter 6 Nursing Case Management: Building Collaborative Relationships with Patients
Chapter 7 The Case Manager in Private Practice
Chapter 8 Marketing
Chapter 9 Consultation
Chapter 10 New Trends in the Evolution of Case Management: Faith Community Nursing
Chapter 11 Disease Management
Chapter 12 Telehealth
Chapter 13 Outcomes Management
Chapter 14 Ethical Issues in Nursing Case Management
Chapter 15 Legal Issues in Nursing Case Management
About the Author(s)
Laura J. Fero, PhD, RN-Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina
Dr. Fero received a BS in nursing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
and her and MSN in nursing administration from University of Phoenix. She received
a PhD in nursing from the University of Pittsburgh. She has extensive experience
in developing and administering acute care case management programs and also
the development of cardiac and pulmonary disease management programs. Dr. Fero
has presented at international, national, regional, state, and local conferences.
She has published numerous articles in refereed journals.
Charlotte Herrick, RN, PhD-Professor Emeritas, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina
Charlotte A. Herrick is a Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Department of Community Practice in the School of Nursing a the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has both practiced and written extensively on mental health across the lifespan. She is formerly Chair of Community Mental Health and taught at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. While in Mobile, she worked in a school for special children and co-wrote one of the first System of Care national grants that was implemented at the School for Special Children. Other involvement in System of Care was at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she was instrumental in infusing System of Care concepts into nursing courses. Currently she teaches System of Care in the Psychosocial Nursing course and in Case Management in Nursing and also teaches as part of the interdisciplinary faculty team in the System of Care course. Professional and voluntary involvements include the American Nurses Association, the American Psychiatric Nursing Association, the International Society of Psychiatric Nurses, Case Management Society of America, Mental Health Associations in four states and is on the Advisory Board for Congregational Nursing for Moses Cone Health Systems in Greensboro, North Caroline. She is married to a child psychiatrist and together they have five children and thirteen grandchildren with another on the way.