The main objectives of this lesson  are to:

  • Assist youth/young adult in connecting with specialists and other support services, as needed .
  • Continue with ongoing care management tailored to each youth/young adult and their cultural
  • preferences.
  • Elicit anonymous feedback from youth/young adult and their parent/caregiver on their experience with the transition process .
  • Build ongoing and collaborative partnerships with specialty care clinicians

Be the Connector…

As your patient grows and ages, pay attention to how they are doing, not just in their personal health, but also in the health of their family, their social determinants, and other factors. Seek information and watch over them with input from spouse, parent, and other professionals. Be that trusted person that can connect them to whatever resource, community, or professional they need.