There is more to discharge planning than just the movement of the patient out of the hospital. Recently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have updated the discharge and transitional process.
Join expert speaker Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, in this 60-minute session to review the most recent changes from the Medicare program as well as strategies for safely transitioning your patients across the continuum of care. Learn how to engage other members of the interdisciplinary care team in the process of planning for the patient’s movement across the continuum including verbal and written hand-off communication. Transitional planning is no longer a destination but a process! In this session know how to be sure that your processes address the complexities of new healthcare environment.
Who should attend
Toni G. Cesta, Ph.D., RN, FAAN is Partner and Health Care Consultant in Case Management Concepts, LLC, a consulting company which assists institutions in designing, implementing and evaluating acute care and community case management models, providing on-site education to case management staff, and strategies for assisting health care organizations in improving their case management department’s efficiency and effectiveness.