Reducing Hospital Readmissions

Hours: 1.25
Course Number: 0059
Course Date: 05/13/2013

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.


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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 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. If you do not score a 70% or better, you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.


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: 20240710-1.25-A95671-DL

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