Transitions of Care for the COVID Patient: Evolution of Care Coordination in a Pandemic

Recorded: 9/24/2020

Sarah A. Blakemore, M.S.W., L.M.S.W., Patti-Jo Dixon, R.N., ACM, Stacey E. Hunter, R.N., ACM, and Laura (Diane) D. Kittle, M.S.N., R.N., discuss how to meet the psychosocial needs of patients and families affected by COVID-19 amidst the additional challenges of obtaining resources.

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Target Audience

Healthcare workers of all specialties who are being impacted by COVID-19, including physicians, research scientists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and anyone with a particular interest in prevention, treatment, and patient care.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify differences in transition planning, based upon the patient’s acuity
    • Critical Care vs. Med/Surg level of care
  2. Assess the psychosocial impact of the pandemic
    • Isolation of patient and family
    • Impact of socioeconomic factors in determining a safe transition plan
    • Heightened anxiety from patient and caregivers related to post-acute care
  3. Summarize how to effectively utilize and access post-acute resources for COVID+ patients

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Holly M. Geyer, M.D.
Occupational Health Session
Course Director

Associate Professor of Medicine
Collage of Medicine
Mayo Clinic in Arizona

Devyani Lal, M.D.
Course Director

Associate Dean, Mayo Clinic School of 
Continuous Professional Development   
Professor of Otolaryngology,
College of Medicine
Chair, Division of Rhinology
Mayo Clinic in Arizona

Sarah A. Blakemore, M.S.W., L.M.S.W.

Social Worker
Mayo Clinic in Arizona

Patti-Jo Dixon, R.N., ACM

RN Case Manager    
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Stacey E. Hunter, R.N., ACM
RN Care Management Liaison
Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Laura (Diane) Kittle, M.S.N., R.N. 

RN Care Management Liaison    
Mayo Clinic in Arizona


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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  • 0.50 Attendance


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