{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Validating Performance of a Hospital-Discharge Planning Decision Tool in Community Hospitals

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about a study designed to evaluate the performance of the Early Screen for Discharge Planning (ESDP) tool in a community setting.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify essential decision points and tools used in the discharge planning (DP) process.
  2. List unique aspects of the ESDP tool.
  3. Evaluate the methodology, results, and clinical implications of the study.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • CCMC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

This Continuing Education (CE) activity is provided by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and has been preapproved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) for 1.0 CE contact hours.

Test Code: PCM0917A
Published: Sep/Oct 2017
Expires: 10/20/2020
Required Passing Score: 12/17 (70%)
Authors: Diane E. Holland PhD, RN; Cheryl Brandt PhD, RN; Paul V. Targonski MD, PhD; Kathryn H. Bowles PhD, RN