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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To introduce the Situation, Background, Assessment, Recommendation (SBAR) communication method and examples of its efficient use in home healthcare.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Recognize differences between nurses' and physicians' communication styles and potential problems these differences can cause.
  2. Identify examples of effective use of the SBAR communication method in home healthcare.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 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 and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: HHCN1013B
Published: October 2013
Expires: 9/4/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Mary Curry Narayan MSN, RN, HHCNS-BC, COS-C
Topics: Readmissions , SBAR