UNMC College Of Nursing Receives 2 Year Grant To Help Older Patients Transition From Hospital To Home

OMAHA- The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing has received a $100,000, two-year grant to develop an innovative model focusing on care of older patients being transitioned from a hospital or home setting to a skilled nursing facility. Claudia Chaperon, principal investigator of the grant and associate professor, UNMC College of Nursing, said the grant fits a new emphasis in education called interprofessionalism…

 

 

A study by the U.S. Office of the Inspector General cited a loss of $2.8 billion in 2014 because of poor transitions from acute care into skilled nursing facilities.