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The nurse navigator facilitates the care of a patient with the diagnosis of sepsis across the healthcare continuum. This includes:
- Promoting optimal outcomes
- Preventing readmissions
- Patient education
- Decreasing length of stay in skilled nursing facilities
The coordination of transition of care starts from the time of admission through the 90 day post acute period.
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Forward, RN, Marybeth; Kuzewycz, BSN, RN-BC, Amanda; Little, MSN, RN, Sandra; Lyons, BSN, RN-BC, Anne; Panei, BSN, RN, PCCN, Kelly; and Yaple, MS, LPC, Diane, "Does having a nurse navigator vs. not having a nurse navigator decrease the cost of healthcare in patients with a sepsis diagnosis?" (2019). Aria Health Posters. 2.