{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Provider Opinions and Experiences Regarding Development of a Social Support Assessment to Inform Hospital Discharge: The Going Home Toolkit


The article provides information about the development and pilot testing of a "Going Home Toolkit" (GHT). The tool was created to identify patients' discharge needs by including all team members, as well as the patient in the process.

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about a study resulting in the development of a social support assessment tool to aid discharge planning.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the background and purpose of this study.
  2. Identify the process used to develop the toolkit.
  3. Evaluate the results of this study and their usefulness in clinical practice.
Price: $17.95


  • CCMC 1.5 CH

This Continuing Education (CE) activity is provided by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins and has been preapproved by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC) for 1.5 CE contact hours.

Professions: Case Manager
Test Code: PCM0917B
Published: Sep/Oct
Expires: 9/1/2019
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Andrea Wallace PhD, RN; Todd Papke PhD; Erica Davisson; MSN, RN; Kara Spooner; MSN; Laura Gassman MHA, BSN, RNC-EFM