Patient Education Tool: National Patient Safety Foundation's Tips for Preventing Readmission

The National Patient Safety Foundation offers a free, downloadable post-discharge tool designed to help patients prevent a readmission.

The tool includes a list of tips, including strategies to understand discharge instructions, the diagnosis, the follow-up process, medication management and infection prevention.

Download NPSF's post-discharge tool (PDF) for use in your facility.

Note: View our database providing reports that link to free, downloadable and adaptable tools for use in hospitals, surgery centers and other organizations by clicking here.

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