Patient Discharge Process: Discharge Planning


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What is patient discharge?

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1. Which bit of information is not included in patient teaching?

2. What is the first thing to plan when doing patient discharge planning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What things need to be planned for and what type of paperwork is involved when discharging a patient from a healthcare facility? These are among the topics you will need to be familiar with when assessing your knowledge using this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Check out how much you know about the following with this short quiz:

  • The definition of patient discharge
  • Things that are not included in patient teaching
  • The first thing to plan for when doing patient discharge planning
  • What a hospital needs to send to a rehabilitation center where the patient is being sent
  • The document that is signed when a patient is discharged

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the factors involved with discharging a patient
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what should first be planned for when discharging patients
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about patient discharge documents and patient teaching information

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Patient Discharge Process: Discharge Planning covers more details about this topic. When using the lesson, you will learn:

  • What affects the overall patient discharge process
  • The goal when discharging a patient
  • Transport options for discharged patients