Domain 5: Transfer of Care

Primary General Readings:

Berry and Kohn’s Operating Room Technique: Chapters 11, 30

Module Topics/Key Words Module-specific readings
1. Transfer of care among team members Communication, continuity of care, hand-off, interdisciplinary, transfer of care S&RP: Recommended practices:
Transfer of patient care information
Alexander’s: Chapter 2; Unit II: Surgical interventions
B&K: Chapter 25
2. Discharge planning for the patient leaving the facility Collaboration, discharge planning, education, health literacy, interdisciplinary, pain management, postoperative plan of care, regulatory guidelines, wound care Alexander’s: Chapters 10, 26, 27


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