Slide 4

Project RED: Module 3: The Re-Designed Discharge Process: Patient Admission and Care and Treatment Education: Slide 4

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

Module 3 Objectives

  • Finalize process for identifying a PCP for patients who do not have one
  • Identify resources to provide patient information
  • Review completion of discharge preparation
    • Medication reconciliation
    • Pending test results
    • Follow-up appointments
    • Sending plan to PCP
  • Finalize care plan completion and printing
  • Review how to conduct teach-back with patient and family
  • Finalize process for making post-discharge calls

Notes:

In Module 3, we discuss the specific activities of the re-engineered discharge program, focusing on what happens when the discharge order is written or is imminent. Objectives for this module address the structure and processes that support the patient after discharge, such as teaching and completing the follow-up call to the patient.

Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Slide 4: Project RED: Module 3: The Re-Designed Discharge Process: Patient Admission and Care and Treatment Education: Slide 4. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/module3/slide4.html