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Nurse Navigators & PA Discuss Patient and Family Engagement, Care Coordination, and Readmission Reduction Initiatives

Nurse Navigators and a PA discuss Patient & Family Engagement and 30-Day Re-Admission Reduction at the June VCSQI Meeting. 

Videos include slides of patient tools for education and shared decision making.

Panelists L to R:

  1. Robbin Shifflett, Cardiac Surgery Nurse Navigator, University of Virginia, Charlottesville
  2. Liza Szelkowski, Cardiac Surgery Physician Assistant, Inova Heart and Vascular Institute, Falls Church
  3. Pam Thorpe-Kirstein, Cardiac Surgery Nurse Navigator, Sentara Heart Hospital, Norfolk
  4. Jill Melia, Cardiac Surgery Co-Pilot, Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital, Richmond
  5. Moderated by Debbie Nadzam, PhD, RN, FAAN, VCSQI.

View or listen to panel discussions here.

Download PowerPoint presentation here: VCSQI Nurse Navigators 2017-06-01