Course 17: Transitional Care
Introduces the importance of smoothing transitions of care, reducing the risk of patient harm and enhancing patient satisfaction. Estimated time to complete this module: 40 minutes. Remember to disable your pop-up blocker.
Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.
- List the responsibilities of the GCN to patients who are admitted to and discharged from hospitals and other health care facilities.
- List the three elements of transitional care that GCNs must document in the electronic health record.
Roneet Mallin, RN, BSN, MPH
Roneet Mallin works as a Home Care Coordinator at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. In this position Ms. Mallin is responsible for the coordination of services for both inpatients and outpatients working with over 100 patients per month. She arranges a full array of home care services, including nursing care, physical, occupational, and speech therapy and infusion services.
Ms. Mallin earner her BSN and a Masters in Public Health from University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She recently received a certificate in the Business of Nursing from The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and The Carey School of Business. Ms. Mallin has held a variety of positions in Home Care, including field nurse, patient case manager, staff educator and Director of Quality Management. She has also served as an ICU/CCU nurse, a transplant coordinator, and an elementary and middle school teacher.