This presentation addresses transitional care models, including the background and philosophy, evidence-based approaches, and outcomes associated with this unique approach to care. Specific case examples are used to highlight transitional care of patients experiencing urologic and pelvic floor disorders. Implications associated with adapting this approach to care in clinical settings and future directions are examined.
Contact hours available until 3/7/2015.
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Describe key concepts underpinning the Transitional Care Model (TCM) and other models of transitional care.
Examine case studies focused on transitional care of patients with urologic conditions.
Describe the impact of the body of evidence from testing transitional care models on urologic clinical practice and future healthcare initiatives.