This educational module describes a patient’s transition from the hospital to his home. During the course of this case study, you, together with the patient, his family, and other transition team members will develop a care plan that addresses the patient’s emergent and ongoing needs, concerns and preferences for care. Content from this module is based upon an earlier module, “Management of Acute Heart Failure from Admission to Transition.”
This interactive online presentation includes audio, demonstrations, instructional methods, and examples.
Author: Nanci Murphy, PharmD
Audience: Clinicians, Students, Clinical Instructors
Run time: Approximately 20 minutes
Upon completing this lesson, the learner will be able to…
- Identify challenges that patients with advanced heart failure face transitioning from hospital to home.
- Describe the role and responsibilities of team members involved in the transfer of the patient from hospital to home.
- Apply evidence-based methods to improve care coordination, patient safety and clinical outcomes.