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Transitions of Care

Thuan Ong, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, University of Washington

Allison Boll, MSW; Melissa Ensey, MSEd

Human Services Coordinator, Seattle Human Services Department/Aging and Disability Services (Boll)

Primary Care Liaison, Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of SW Washington (Ensey)

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify and describe barriers and components of effective transitions of care between multiple care settings
  • Describe evidence-based transitions of care models and how successful practices can be applied in primary care settings
  • Discuss the ways that community-based organizations can effectively enhance patient care between care settings

[From the Spring 2018 Spring 2018 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series, with funding from the Alzheimer’s Supplement to the NW Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Center]