Slide 23

Project RED: Module 2: The Re-Designed Discharge Process: Patient Admission and Care and Treatment Education: Slide 23

Provides a four-module training program to help hospitals implement Project RED.

Daily Work of the DA

  • Review progress and nursing notes
  • Clarify any concerns with health care team
  • Visit the patient
    • Review treatment plan (as related to discharge)
    • Begin educating as appropriate (condition, medications)
    • Discuss patient's concerns re: discharge
  • Continue development of care plan

Notes:

Each day, the DA:

  • Reviews the patient's progress.
  • Talks with members of the patient's health care team.
  • Reviews written notes.
  • Participates in rounds.
  • Clarifies concerns, including those expressed by the patient.
  • Speaks up about any concerns.
  • Visits the patient to review discharge plans and educate the patient about self-care activities, including medications and symptoms that would need attention.
  • Populates the Patient Care Plan with discharge information as it becomes known.
Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 23: Project RED: Module 2: The Re-Designed Discharge Process: Patient Admission and Care and Treatment Education: Slide 23. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/module2/slide23.html