Reducing Hospital Readmissions

Course # 0059

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the learner to ways of reducing hospital readmissions from senior care facilities.

Description

Reducing Hospital Readmissions is a 1 hour continuing education course that focuses on various ways to reduce hospital readmissions from one facility to another (i.e. skilled nursing facility to hospital). The course lists common reasons for readmissions, medical conditions requiring rehospitalization and risk factors associated with high readmission rates.

Learning Objectives

1. List common reasons for readmissions 2. List medical conditions requiring rehospitalization 3. List risk factors associated with high readmission rates

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Administrators Certified Case Managers Chaplains Dialysis Technicians Nurses Occupational Therapists Physical Therapists Speech Therapists

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