Research Seminar: “Preparing Parents for Discharge: Back to Basics”
Marianne Weiss, DNSc, RN
Professor Emerita of Nursing
An IDEAL discharge is a complex process of parent and child-centered engagement in discharge planning, coordination, and teaching. At the center of this process is communication with parents/patients and between members of the interprofessional team. We will discuss the foundational role communication plays in optimizing discharge practices and outcomes. Research on quality of discharge teaching and health team communication about discharge will serve as examples of discharge problems and solutions.
About the Speaker
Dr. Weiss obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Nursing Science degrees from the University of San Diego. She has been faculty at Marquette University College of Nursing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for many years, recently transitioning to Professor Emerita. In this capacity, she continues her long-term program of research on discharge preparation, assessment of discharge readiness, and post-discharge outcomes across the range of patients discharged from acute care hospitals. The findings of her research are published in more than 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr Weiss was the Principal Investigator for the READI study, a multi-site study of implementation of discharge readiness assessment as a standard nursing for hospital discharge.
Jennifer Baird, PhD, MPH, MSW, RN, CPN
Director, Institute for Nursing and Interprofessional Research
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Lunch will be provided to seminar guests; first come, first served
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