A nurse-led heart failure education program to improve discharge follow-up through transitional care
Diana Lyn Baptiste, DNP, MSN, RN, Department of Acute and Chronic Care; Janelle Akomah, DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC
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Readmission for patients with heart failure are an on-going concern for hospitals, healthcare policymakers, patients and families. In this presentation, we will discuss a nurse-led evidence-based education program used to improve post discharge follow up through transitional care and reduce 30-day readmission for patients with heart failure.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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A nurse-led heart failure education program to improve knowledge and self-care and reduce 30-day readmission Awoke, Martha Sissay; Baptiste, Diana Lyn (2017-07-27)Standardized heart failure education programs focused on increasing knowledge and self-care behaviors have been known to improve symptom management. In this presentation, we will discuss the implementation of a nurse-led ...
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Implementation of an evidence-based practice checklist to reduce 30-day readmission for patients with heart failure Giscombe, Susan; Baptiste, Diana Lyn; Holley, Melissa Jones (2017-07-26)Readmissions for patients with heart failure are an ongoing concern for hospitals, healthcare policymakers, patients, and families. Clinicians must provide care that is safe and focuses on quality. This presentation will ...
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