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Questions for Staff on Discharge Planning

Project RED (Re-Engineered Discharge) Training Program

Provides a four-module training program to help hospitals implement Project RED.

To assist our hospital in assessing the impact of the Project RED (Re-Engineered Discharge) intervention, we are asking for your opinion on our current discharge planning activities. After Project RED has been implemented, we will ask for your opinion on the Project RED intervention's discharge planning activities.

Using the scale below, circle the response that best describes your level of agreement.

Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
1 2 3 4 5
  1. Staff on this unit think the discharge process is effective at preparing patients for discharge.
  2. 1         2         3         4         5
  3. The discharge process on my unit is organized and efficient.
  4. 1         2         3         4         5
  5. Team members' communication of discharge information is clear and direct.
  6. 1         2         3         4         5
  7. On our unit, we begin discharge planning on the day of admission.
  8. 1         2         3         4         5
  9. We have a process, such as discharge planning rounds, that communicates clear and concise information about the discharge plan.
  10. 1         2         3         4         5
  11.  We check that our patients can follow the discharge instructions they are given.
  12. 1         2         3         4         5
  13. Our patients have follow-up appointments scheduled prior to leaving the hospital.
  14. 1         2         3         4         5
  15. Our patients' primary care physicians have the information about their patients' hospital visit immediately after discharge.
  16. 1         2         3         4         5
  17. Our patient or family member knows and understands the medications (dose, route, procedure, schedule, etc.) prior to discharge.
  18. 1         2         3         4         5
  19. Our unit calls the patient after discharge to see how they are doing.
  20. 1         2         3         4         5

Comments:

 

Select your title:
____Physician     ____Nurse     ____Pharmacist    ____Discharge Planner   ____Case Manager

Thank you for your response! Please give the completed document to your project leader.

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Page last reviewed August 2011
Internet Citation: Questions for Staff on Discharge Planning: Project RED (Re-Engineered Discharge) Training Program. August 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://archive.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/hospital/red/discharge.html

 

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