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Harvard Medical School

Optimizing Transition from Pediatric to Adult Care - LIVE STREAMING

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Overview / Abstract:

In this special program, faculty from Harvard Medical School, the Brigham Transition Care Team, and the Boston Children’s Hospital BRIDGES Adult Transition Program provide strategies, best practices, and guidance to:
• Identify adult care providers and successfully transfer patients with rare or complex health care needs
• Assess and improve the efficacy of your current transition processes
• Tailor transition strategies to patient age, disease type, and physical/ intellectual capability
• Develop transition policies to support your specific practice needs
• Significantly improve inter-practice care coordination
• Approach reimbursement in 2024
• Ensure up-to-date, portable, and accessible medical summaries
• Build your transition team, processes, and consultation program
• Innovate transition processes with telehealth and social media
• Optimize care coordination and inter-practice communication

Practical, Results-Focused Education
Faculty share strategies and best practices that can be readily implemented by pediatric, pediatric subspecialty, and adult care providers to optimize how you:
• Assess patient readiness for adult care
• Time patient transitions for the best outcomes
• Ensure adherence
• Teach self-care and self-management
• Promote medical and educational self-advocacy
• Address sexual health and fertility with young adults
• Strengthen family engagement
• Provide care for college students
• Screen for high-risk behaviors
• Help patients maximize their independence

Meeting the Requirements of Special Patient Populations
Education and workshops are led by nationally and internationally recognized experts with extensive expertise in the care, transition and transfer of patients with:
• Developmental disabilities
• Intellectual disabilities
• Autism
• Common and complex chronic conditions, including:
o Diabetes
o Cystic Fibrosis
o Congenital Heart Disease
o Epilepsy
o Sickle Cell Disease
o Spina Bifida
o Substance Use Disorder
o Cancer Survivorship
o Organ Transplantation

Tools and Resources
Participants will receive a variety of tools and resources, including:
• Transition checklists
• Sample transition curricula
• Readiness assessments
• Transition plans and processes
• Transition policies
• Up-to-date transition coding and reimbursement tip sheets

If you provide care for"or are preparing to accept"pediatric patients who are transferring to adult care, this course will prove invaluable. It will inform, update, and inspire you, and you will return to your practice empowered to be a more effective clinician in the care of these patients.


May 31, 2024


Counselor CE, Nurse Practitioner , Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME, Psychology CE, Social Work CE


Live / Seminar, Online, Webinar / Webcast / Video



Credits / Hours



ACCME, Harvard, ABIM, ABP, AAFP, Risk Management

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Keywords / Search Terms

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LIVE Activity Location Details

05-01-2024 - 05-03-2024

Live Streaming
United States of America

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