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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide an overview of handoff communication in healthcare.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Describe the importance of standardized handoffs as identified by the Joint Commission.
  2. List elements of effective handoff communication techniques.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.8 CH
  • DC - BON 1.8 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.8 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: ORN0114A
Published: Jan 2014
Expires: 3/5/2021
Collections: CESaver
Sources: OR Nurse 2015
Required Passing Score: 14/18 (77%)
Authors: Kim K. Wheeler, MSN, RN, CNOR
Specialties: Perioperative, Surgery