APRN Case Study: Transitional Care for the NP
- Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
- Registered Nurses
In completion of this case study, learners will be able to identify patients at high risk for poor outcomes at the time of a transition, define challenges and complex issues of transitional care, and assume accountability for controllable and anticipated issues surrounding transitions.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing (HIGN), with generous funding from the John A. Hartford Foundation, developed these case studies to facilitate the transition to Adult-Gerontology APRN education as described in The Consensus Model for APRN Regulation: Licensure, Accreditation, Certification and Education. One of the major goals of this project is to provide Primary and Acute Care Adult NP faculty, Adult CNS faculty, and other faculty who prepare NPs or CNSs to care for older adults, (e.g. FNPs, WHNPs, Women’s Health CNSs), with multiple resources and strategies to assist them in making this transition.
After viewing this case study, you will be able to:
- Identify patients at high risk for poor outcomes at the time of a transition
- Define challenges and complex issues of transitional care
- Assume accountability for controllable and anticipated issues surrounding transitions