Reducing Hospital Readmissions
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.
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The purpose of this course is to introduce the learner to ways of reducing hospital readmissions from senior care facilities.
- List common reasons for readmissions
- List medical conditions requiring rehospitalization
- 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. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.