Read the following article:
Agee, J. (2017). Reducing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 30 day readmissions: A nurse led evidence based quality improvement project. JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration, 47(1), 35-40.
In October 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services expanded readmission penalties to include those patients admitted with an exacerbation of COPD. Patient education is a key component in preventing readmission.
Initial Discussion Post:
What is a priority teaching intervention that the nurse must implement for these patients and how will it play a role in preventing readmission?
Identify a member of the interprofessional team and a teaching point that they can contribute to the teaching plan.Base your initial post on your readings and research of this topic. Your initial post must contain a minimum of 350 words. References, citations, and repeating the question do not count towards the 350 word minimum.
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