Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC)

Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 5th Edition

Author: Marilyn Sawyer Sommers, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Ehriel F. Fannin, PhD( c ), RN, CNL
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Date Published: 2015
Pages: 1,132
Cover Type: Soft Cover
Expiration Date: 12/31/2019

This program is pre-approved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) to provide continuing education credit to Certified Case Managers (CCMs).

This course consists of three sections, each worth 24 contact hours (total of 72 contact hours for all three).

Diseases and Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual puts information on more than 240 diseases and disorders at your fingertips.

Key features:

  • The only book of its kind to include information on Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs).
  • A-Z organization for ease of finding topics.
  • Helps you prioritize interventions by highlighting the primary nursing diagnosis.
  • Makes locating pertinent test results quick and easy with Diagnostic Highlights tables.
  • Outlines the drugs most commonly used for a disorder in Pharmacologic Highlights tables.
  • Provides patient teaching checklists.
  • Includes separate headings for psychosocial issues.
  • By nurses, for nurses.

Sample of Content:  Abdominal aortic aneurysm • Abdominal trauma • Abortion, spontaneous • Abruptio placentae • Acid-base imbalances • Acromegaly • Acute adrenal crisis • Acute alcohol intoxication • Acute respiratory distress syndrome • Adrenal insufficiency (Addison's Disease) • Air Embolism • Alcohol withdrawal • Allergic purpura • Alzheimer's disease • Amputation • Amyloidosis • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and much more.

Comments by Pilot Study Nurses:

  • “I love this book. I shared it with my friends in the Clinical Documentation Improvement Program at our hospital. They are going to use it as a reference.”
  • “This is the most interesting and informative text I can remember reading.”
  • “I think the test writer did an excellent job of distilling the highlights from the material.”
  • “I learned a lot! Because my backround is critical care, I found a lot of information that I don’t use on a daily basis”
  • “I love the text. It has quick and concise descriptions of diagnosis and treatments for a large variety of disease processes.”

No waiting  your certificates of completion are available online!

  • Even if you order quizzes to be shipped, they will appear online in your Customer Account. 

  • As soon as you pass each online quiz, your certificate of completion will automatically appear in your Customer Account.

  • If you mail, fax or email the answer sheet, your certificate will be in your Customer Account by 5 pm the following business day.

  • Your certificate will remain in your Customer Account so if you need a copy in the future, just print it.   

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$95.00
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Shipped
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48.0
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48.0
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(DIS15ABC quiz only)
$59.00
Online
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48.0
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$44.00
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48.0
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$44.00
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48.0
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24.0
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