How to Try This: The Hospital Admission Risk Profile
Sources: AJN, American Journal of Nursing
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Published: August 2008
ANCC 2.5 CH
Purpose of Activity:To describe for registered professional nurses how to use and interpret the Hospital Admission Risk Profile (HARP) to screen hospitalized older patients for their risk of functional decline.
Learning Objectives:After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:
- discuss the need for using a hospital risk assessment tool.
- outline the appropriate use of the HARP.
- summarize the development and outcomes of the HARP.
The author and planners have disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.