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Lesson 3: Personalizing Your Transition Plan – Patients

Dr. Rob November 30, 2023

Personalizing Your Transition Plan

This section delves into the fourth core element:
– Developing a comprehensive plan of care.
You’ll learn how your healthcare provider creates and updates this plan, including readiness assessment findings, your goals and prioritized actions, medical summaries, emergency care plans, and any necessary legal documents.
Understanding this plan is essential for personalizing your transition journey. By the end of this module, you’ll know how to actively participate in creating and maintaining this plan to ensure a seamless transition.
– Preparing for the Transfer of Care
Preparing for the transfer of care is a critical step in the fifth core element. You’ll explore how to get ready for the shift from pediatric to adult care, including legal changes in decision-making, privacy and consent considerations, self-advocacy, and access to information.
You’ll gain insights into what to expect during this transition and how to ensure you are well-prepared for the changes. By the end of this module, you’ll be equipped to navigate this phase of your healthcare transition successfully.
– Determining Need for Decision-Making Support
Some individuals may require additional decision-making support during the transition. This section will help you identify when you might need such support and how to access legal resources or assistance.

You’ll gain insights into assessing your capacity for decision-making and understanding the legal aspects involved. By the end of this module, you’ll be proficient in determining when and how to seek additional decision-making support to ensure a smooth transition process.