Using Transitional Care to Improve the Discharge Process In a Medical-Surgical Setting

Using Transitional Care to Improve the Discharge Process In a Medical-Surgical Setting

Identification: MSNN1801
Issue: January/February 2018
Volume: Volume 27 - Number 1
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 02/28/2020
  • 1.20 - CH


Contact hours available until 2/28/2020.

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

Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The author(s), editor, editorial committee, content reviewers, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

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

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and AMSN.

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.

This article was reviewed and formatted for contact hour credit by Rosemarie Marmion, MSN, RN-BC, NE-BC, AMSN Education Director.

Learning Outcome:
After completing this continuing nursing education activity, the learner will be able to outline a transitional care model designed to improve the discharge process in a medical-surgical setting.


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Expired On: Feb 28, 2020

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Jennifer Schenk
2/15/18 4:57 pm

Great article, very pertinent to every day nursing care. There is much to improve in our practice in regards to decreasing the readmission rates of patients.

Karen Napikoski
3/7/18 2:05 pm

Very good article and relevant for our transitions of care processes.

Lisa Campbell
7/23/19 8:45 pm

What a great concept of transition to care coaches. Good information in this article.

Sandra LaPointe
10/10/19 11:57 am

Discussing how proper transitional care planning can greatly decrease readmission rates is important to huddle with RNs.

Marisa Shrader
12/29/19 6:07 pm

Great information in this article, particularly useful in transitional Care and for greater awareness of readmission rates. Thank you!