A Patient- and Family-Centered Approach to Discharge Planning

Hosted by IPFCC
Thursday Oct 26, 2017 01:00 pm to 02:00 pm EDT
United States

Webinar Description:
One of the greatest challenges for providers is to discharge patients home safely and avoid re-hospitalization. One of the greatest challenges for the patients and families is to continue care safely at home. The purpose of this webinar is to examine how essential partnerships between patients, families, and staff can mitigate complications once the patient leaves the hospital.

Webinar Objectives:

  • Define patient- and family-centered care and highlight the relationship to discharge planning.
  • Identify challenges to partnering with patients and families regarding discharge.
  • Offer strategies to enhance partnerships that improve discharge planning and reduce re-hospitalization.

Who Should Attend:

  • Patient and family advisors/leaders
  • Administrative and clinical leadersĀ 
  • Coordinators responsible for implementing patient- and family-centered initiatives
  • Patient experience/patient relations personnel
  • Risk and safety personnel
  • Quality improvement personnel
  • Human resources personnel
  • Staff educators

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