Given the projected growth of the population of older adults with complex care needs, there is a critical need to bridge the chasm between evidence-based practices and current approaches. This session describes the efforts of a multidisciplinary team to advance the science related to transitional care, as well as to translate research findings into the "real world" of clinical practice. 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.
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.
Identify individual/family and system factors associated with poor post-discharge outcomes among hospitalized older adults.
Describe key concepts underpinning the Transitional Care Model (TCM) and the key findings from testing the TCM in the real world of clinical practice.
Describe impact of body of evidence from testing of TCM on clinical practice and health care policy and the key indicators of success.