Course 15 - Coordinating Providers
Discusses the Guided Care Nurse's role as communicator and coordinator of care. Estimated time to complete this module: 60 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 processes by which a GCN provides patient Care Guides to health care providers in hospital and office settings.
- Describe how a GCN continuously incorporates other health care providers' actions into patients' Care Guides and Action Plans.
Roneet Mallin, RN, BSN, MPH-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.