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Lesson 6: Facilitating Transfer of Care CG

Dr. Rob November 30, 2023

Facilitating Transfer of Care

– Completing Transfer Packages
The transfer of care is a pivotal moment in the transition process. In this section, we’ll explore the completion of transfer packages, which include the final transition readiness assessment, the plan of care with transition goals and prioritized actions, medical summaries, emergency care plans, and, if needed, legal documents and condition fact sheets.
You’ll learn how to assemble and organize these packages to ensure a seamless transfer to adult care. By the end of this section, you’ll be proficient in creating transfer packages that contain all the necessary information for a successful transition.

– Communicating with Adult Clinicians
Effective communication with selected adult clinicians is crucial for a smooth transfer of care. This section will guide you through the process of preparing letters with transfer packages, sending them to adult clinicians, and confirming their receipt.
You’ll also learn about ongoing communication with adult clinicians about the pending transfer of care. By the end of this section, you’ll be well-prepared to facilitate open and transparent communication during the transfer process.

– Clarifying an Adult Approach to Care
Clarifying the differences in an adult approach to care is essential for patients transitioning from pediatric to adult settings. This section will explore key aspects of adult care, including shared decision-making, privacy and consent, access to information, adherence to care, preferred communication methods, and health literacy needs.
You’ll gain insights into how to explain these differences to patients and their families, ensuring a smooth transition. By the end of this section, you’ll be proficient in clarifying the adult approach to care and addressing any concerns or questions that may arise.