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All aspects of discharge (education, screenings, appointments, plans and home services" must be completed and appropriately communicated prior to discharge to ensure safe transition to home.
Goal: Standardize all aspects of discharge in a large, busy 84-bed Level IV NICU with >1000 admissions/year and >300 nurses, >60 NNPs, and >25 neonatologists.
- 95% of patients with lengths of stay >3 days have all discharge planning completed prior to discharge/Parent Care Unit overnight stay
Intensive Care Units, Neonatal; Patient Discharge/organization and administration; Infant, Newborn; Checklist
Congenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities | Critical Care | Critical Care Nursing | Health and Medical Administration | Pediatric Nursing | Pediatrics
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Haney, Barb; Mirabile, Ashley; Wilderson, Dianne; Palmer, Beckie; Lewis, Ashley; Mills, Cris; and Pallotto, Eugenia K., "Lighting the Way to Ensure Safe Transition Home" (2019). Posters. 133.
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