Core Privileges for AHPS: Develop and Implement Criteria-based Privileging for Nonphysician Practitioners

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HC Pro, Inc., 2011 - Medical - 437 pages
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Core Privileges for AHPs Develop and Implement Criteria-Based Privileging for Nonphysician Practitioners, Second Edition

Sally Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS
Put decades of unique research expertise to work for you.

Simplify AHP privileging with the only resource that combines decades of unique research and consulting expertise. This book and downloadable forms library of 38 sample forms provide a guide to developing and implementing core privileges for nonphysician practitioners.Benefits:

  • Save weeks of time otherwise spent researching specialty professional societies and evaluating data for competency benchmarks
  • Eliminate the hassle of developing forms from scratch
  • Access a comprehensive collection of 38 core privilege forms for AHPs in one convenient location, available for download
  • Improve your existing forms and create new ones based on expert-developed content and best practices
  • Ease the conversion from laundry lists to core privileging
  • Benefit from expert analysis of competency criteria
What's new in this edition?
  • New privileging forms for anesthesiology assistants, pathologist assistants, radiologist assistants, and registered nurse first assistants
  • Additional insight into how to use the forms and optimize nonphysician practitioner privileging
  • All forms from the previous edition have been reviewed and updated with necessary changes and recommendations
  • Updates on additional accrediting body requirements for privileging, including The Joint Commission, DNV, and HFAP
Check out the Table of Contents:
Section I: The Basics of Credentialing and Privileging
  • Chapter 1: Credentialing: The Prerequisite of Privileging
  • Chapter 2: Privileging
  • Chapter 3: Linking Competency to Core Privileging Through Focused Professional Practice Evaluation
  • Chapter 4: Criteria-Based Core Privileging: A Better Way to Privilege
Section II: Developing and Implementing Core Privileges
  • Chapter 5: Getting to the Core: Creating Criteria-Based Core Privileges for Your Organization
  • Chapter 6: Implementing Core Privileges
  • Chapter 7: Overcoming Controversies and Challenges
Section III: Core Privileges for Nonphysicians
  • Chapter 8: Changes in Healthcare That Affect the Credentialing of Nonphysicians
  • Chapter 9: Credentialing and Privileging AHPs in Compliance With Accreditation Standards
  • Chapter 10: Establishing Terminology, Definitions, and Policies and Procedures for Privileged vs. Nonprivileged Practitioners
Section IV: Sample Core Privileging Forms
  • Supervising Physician's Agreement
  • Overviews are included for each privileging area
  • Privileging forms:
    • Anesthesiologist Assistant
    • Certified Nurse Midwife
    • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • Nurse Practitioner
      • Acute Care
      • Cardiovascular Medicine
      • Cardiac Surgery
      • Critical Care
      • Dermatology
      • Emergency Medicine
      • Neonatology
      • Nephrology
      • Neurology
      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Pediatrics
      • Primary Care
      • Psychiatric/Mental Health
      • Surgical
      • Women's Health
      Pathologist AssistantPhysician Assistant
      • Acute Care
      • Cardiovascular Disease
      • Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Critical Care
      • Dermatology
      • Emergency Medicine
      • Nephrology
      • Neurosurgery
      • Primary Care
      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Pediatrics
      • Radiology
      • Surgical
      • Urology
      • Women's Health
      PsychologistRadiologist AssistantRegistered Nurse First Assistant

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Sally J. Pelletier, CPMSM, CPCS, is president of Best Practices Consulting Group in Intervale, NH. She has more than 18 years of credentialing and privileging experience and has done extensive work with hospitals and health systems across the country in privileging system development and implementation, as well as advising clients in the areas of accreditation, regulatory compliance, and credentialing redesign. In addition, Pelletier authors HCPro, Inc.'s "Clinical Privilege White Papers.

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