Best Practice Sharing Corner: University Medicine (UM) Aquidneck: Nursing Assessment and Care Plan


Lorraine Tasso, RN Nurse Care Manager from University Medicine Aquidneck presented on the process she and David Gorelick MD developed for incorporating the nursing assessment and care plan into the electronic health record. Lorraine spoke about how she has been able to improve her work with patients and families as the assessment template guides her in the assessment process and helps her to capture important family support information and health care needs. The nursing assessment and care plan template additionally help the clinical staff with meeting NCQA Patient centered medical home standards, Office of Health Insurance Commission functions for Care Management and Care Coordination services and for CMS Chronic Care Management services for qualifying Medicare patients. 



Her power point presentation and sample nursing template can be found here.

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