Reducing Hospital Readmissions

Hours: 1
Course Number: 0059

Reducing Hospital Readmissions is a 1 hour continuing education course that focuses on various ways to reduce hospital readmissions from one facility to another (i.e. skilled nursing facility to hospital). The course lists common reasons for readmissions, medical conditions requiring rehospitalization and risk factors associated with high readmission rates.

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to introduce the learner to ways of reducing hospital readmissions from senior care facilities.

Learning Objectives

  1. List common reasons for readmissions
  2. List medical conditions requiring rehospitalization
  3. List risk factors associated with high readmission rates

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 80% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 80% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 80% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

Certifications

Certified Case Managers


0.75 HOURS
This program has been pre-approved by The Commission for Case Manager Certification to provide continuing education credit to CCM board certified case managers. The course is approved for 1 CE contact hour. Activity code: H00043130 Approval Number 200138043

Chaplains


1.00 HOURS
This program may be used for continuing education credit for chaplains certified with Board of Chaplaincy Certification, Inc.

Nurses


1.00 HOURS
This continuing nursing education activity is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing (#20-396050). Completion of this course fulfills (1) CEU hour of general annual mandatory training for nursing. Do not send certificate to the Florida Board of Nursing. Each state recognizes and accepts continuing education approval from the Florida Board of Nursing except California. Keep this certificate in your records for four (4) years.

Nursing Home Administrators


1.25 HOURS
This educational offering has been reviewed by The National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.25 clock hour. Program approval number: 20210710-1.25-A68414-DL.