{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Why Not Home? A Study of the Impact of an Effort to Reduce Post-Acute Expenditures

Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify previous study findings addressing associations between level of care, readmission rates, and cost expenditures post-hospital discharge.
  2. Explain the authors' study methods and interventions for addressing least restrictive next site of care post-hospital discharge.
  3. Describe findings of the authors' study interventions, outcomes, and impact on post-acute expenditures.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate knowledge of a study?s findings on the association of implementing an interdisciplinary team educational intervention on post-hospital transitions of care and the impact on post-acute expenditures by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • CCMC 1.0 CH
  • NAHQ 2.5 CEH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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 Professional Development 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.

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

This continuing education (CE) activity is provided by Lippincott Professional Development and has been approved by the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ) for 2.5 CPHQ CE Hours. CPHQ CE Hours are based on a 60-minute hour. This CE is approved for meeting requirements for certification renewal.

Test Code: PCM0122A
Published: Jan/Feb 2022
Expires: 1/1/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Kelli A. Chovanec, DNP, RN, NE-BC; Camelia Arsene, MD, PhD, MHS; Amanda Beck, ABS; Bethany Liedel, CPC