Get the information your disease-specific care program needs to maintain continuous standards compliance and operational improvement with the 2012 Disease-Specific Care Certification Manual! Organized in one convenient three-ring tabbed binder, this edition includes the latest standards and elements of performance developed with disease-specific care experts. The package covers the areas of delivering or facilitating clinical care, supporting self-management, program management, and clinical information management, and performance measurement. Essential information on the certification process, certification participation requirements, and sentinel events are included as well. Also in this package are seven setting-specific modules, allowing you to focus on the standards most applicable to those specific settings, including: Chronic Kidney Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Heart Failure Inpatient Diabetes Care, Lung Volume Reduction, Primary Stroke Center, Ventricular Assist Devices.