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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Identify the importance of discharge efficiency and its impact on hospital systems and patients.
  2. Recognize barriers to efficiently discharging patients in a hospital setting.
  3. Describe findings from the analysis of the authors' study outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge of barriers including interdisciplinary communication, transportation, and COVID-19 that influence the efficiency of patient discharge by achieving a posttest score of 70% or greater.
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
  • NM - BON 2.5 CH
  • SC - BON 2.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #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: PCM0722A
Published: Jul/Aug 2022
Expires: 7/1/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: William D. Jones, DNP, RN, CNML, CNL; Mary F. Rodts, DNP, CNP, ONC, FAAN; Julie Merz, BSE