Policy, Economics, and Technology in Achieving Care Continuity
Dr. Beth Ann Swan
How can nurse leaders prepare and lead across the continuity of care for the best outcomes - for nurse engagement and patient health?
Nurses are consistently pulled in a myriad of directions in a work environment that has more demands and a faster pace than ever before. Triple Aim measures and value-based care have made it imperative that nurses create a safe environment for patients across the care continuum. How can nurse leaders prepare and lead across the continuity of care for the best outcomes - for nurse engagement and patient health? This pre-recorded webinar will show how.
Key Learning Outcomes
- Understand leadership roles for RNs in healthcare in relation to care coordination and care transitions
- Learn the value and impact of the role of the RN in care coordination and care transitions
- Strategies for applying these ideas for nurse leaders
Dr. Beth Ann Swan
Dr. Beth Ann Swan is Professor and former Dean at the Jefferson College of Nursing and Senior Fellow in the Jefferson College of Population Health at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Swan is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She is past president of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing and a 2007-2010 Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow. Dr. Swan was a member of the Veterans Health Administration Choice Act Blue Ribbon Panel and was a member of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Planning Committee for Preparing Registered Nurses for New Roles in Primary Care. Dr. Swan has published and presented nationally and internationally on topics related to ambulatory care, care coordination and transition management, and technology applications for education and practice. She is Co-Editor of the text, Care Coordination and Transition Management Core Curriculum. Dr. Swan was funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and HRSA’s Bureau of Health Professions. She co-authored a book, Evidence-based Nursing Care Guidelines: Medical-Surgical Interventions and the book received a 2008 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Award. In 2009, Dr. Swan received the Nightingale Award of Pennsylvania for Excellence in Nursing Research. Dr. Swan is the author of the November 2012 Health Affairs' Narrative Matters Feature, A Nurse Learns Firsthand That You May Fend For Yourself After A Hospital Stay.
- I. Clinical exemplar from an individual and family perspective
- II. Leadership roles for RNs in healthcare in relation to care coordination and care transitions
- A. National reports
- B. Leadership roles – staff nurses, nurse managers, chief nurse executives
- C. Selected innovative models
- D. Accountable care organizations (ACOs)
- E. Patient Center Medical Home (PCMH)
- F. Regulation and Reimbursement
- III. Value and impact of the role of the RN in care coordination and care transitions
- A. Logic model
- B. Value proposition
- C. RN exemplar