Course 10 - Care Planning

This course discusses how assessment data, evidence-based guidelines, professional judgment, and patient values and priorities are merged to create the Care Guide and Action Plan.

Target Audience

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.


Learning Objectives

  • Define "Care Guide" and "Action Plan."
  • Describe the steps in the care planning process.
  • Discuss how the Preliminary Care Guide is used to structure discussion with the primary care provider.
  • Create an Action Plan
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Cecilia M. Daub, RN, BSN, CCM- currently serves as a Guided Care Nurse with Kaiser Permanente in Kensington, Maryland. She previously served as the Clinical Director of Hopkins Elder Plus and as Quality Improvement Coordinator at Johns Hopkins Healthcare. Her geriatric nursing background includes serving as the first clinical nurse for Maryland's Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program.  In that role, she also served as a director of a research study comparing satisfaction of nursing assistants in nursing homes versus the PACE program.
Ms. Daub was a facilitator of the curriculum delivery for Guided Care Nursing to the first group of nurses to take the course.
She recieved a Masters in Instructional System Design at University of Maryland Baltimore Campus.
Over the years she has found many opportunities to blend her nursing and training expertise.  Ms. Daub is motivated and inspired by a belief that geriatric nursing is a field of practice where a good nurse may make a very significant contribution to patients' lives.


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