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Thursday, April 23 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Improving Patient Transitions Within the Healthcare System

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Join us for a five-part session that gives you an inside look at how you can improve the inpatient to outpatient transition in the oncology setting.
  • Kelly Keane, RN, BSN, OCN®, will present "We Call Because We Care: Results From a Post-Discharge Follow-Up Intervention."
  • Debra Loacker, RN, BSN, will present "Transitioning Cancer Survivors From Pediatric To Adult Survivorship Clinical Care."
  • Belinda Frazee, RN, MSN, OCN®, will present "Improving the Discharge Process Through Collaborative Teamwork for Inpatient Cancer Patients."
  • Jean Smith, RN, OCN®, will present "Discharged; But Not Disconnected."
  • Sara Orndoff, MSN, RN, OCN®, will present "Improving Transitions From the Inpatient to Outpatient Setting in BMT Patients."

  1. Identify a variety of methods to improve patient transition from inpatient to outpatient oncology settings.
  2. Discuss considerations when transitioning cancer survivors from pediatric to adult clinical care.

avatar for Kelly Keane, RN, BSN, OCN®

Kelly Keane, RN, BSN, OCN®

RN, Duke University Hospital
I have a podium presentation on making phone calls to patients after they are discharged from the hospital; to reinforce discharge education, provide symptom management, improve medication compliance, and review follow up appointments.
avatar for Sara Orndoff, MSN, RN, OCN®

Sara Orndoff, MSN, RN, OCN®

Unit Director, UPMC

Thursday April 23, 2015 1:30pm - 3:00pm
414CD 9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819