This session shares the steps taken to implement a heart failure bridge program in a skilled nursing facility to decrease re-admission rates and improve quality of life for elders with heart failure. Preliminary results of the project are shared.
Contact hours available until 9/21/2015.
Requirements for Successful Completion: Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: Speakers have no disclosures to declare.
Planning Committee members have no disclosures to declare.
Commercial Support and Sponsorship: No commercial support or sponsorship declared.
Accreditation Statement: This educational activity has been co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and GAPNA.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number, CEP 5387.
Discuss the impetus for starting a heart failure bridge program.
State the components of a successful heart failure program.
Describe the importance of an interdisciplinary approach to heart failure educations.