2013 AMSN Convention

201 - Transitions of Care for the Medical-Surgical Nurse

Sep 28, 2013 8:00am ‐ Sep 28, 2013 9:15am

Standard: $20.00
Members: $0.00

Description

This town hall session highlights the current state of the transitions of care in the medical-surgical setting. The outcomes from Dr. Naylor’s research are discussed and strategy examples from medical-surgical units around the country that are implementing approaches to address transitions of care are shared with attendees.

Contact hours available until 9/29/2015.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Speaker(s) have no disclosures to declare.

Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC-COA).

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered nursing, Provider Number, CEP 5387.

Objectives:

  • Recognize where the transition of care fits in to the AMSN strategic plan.
  • Describe how AMSN is addressing the transition of care.
  • Explain the outcomes of some of the studies that Dr. Naylor has published in the hospitalized elderly population.
  • Identify one of the three new questions on the HCAHPS report that patients will be asked that directly relates to their transition of care.
  • Discuss the approaches that some of the outstanding medical-surgical units around the country are implementing to address the transition of care.

Speaker(s):

  • Jane E. Lacovara, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNS-BC, Clinical Nurse Specialist, University of Arizona Main Campus

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