Challenges Providing Discharge Education for Uninsured and Underinsured Patients

Identification: AMBJ1904
Issue: July/August 2019
Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)
Available until 08/31/2021
  • 1.30 - CH


Contact hours available until 8/31/2021.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
The author, editor, and education director reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:

No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:
This educational activity is jointly provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. and AAACN.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

AAACN is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, provider number CEP 5366.

Learning Outcome:

After completing this learning activity, the learner will be able to discuss challenges and evidence-based best practice recommendations to ensure that the uninsured/underinsured patient populations have access to understandable information and available resources to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Learning Engagement Activity:
Review Table 1 and identify recommended content for discharge education.


Credits Available

Expired On: Aug 31, 2021

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Mei Po Natalie Mak.
9/5/19 2:57 pm

Meds Reconciliations are very important for all pts esp for uninsured and underinsured pt.

Patrice Hughes
1/30/20 11:16 am

Very important points made in this article.

Anita Arguello
4/26/21 8:03 pm

Excellent article.

Jelena Susic
5/3/21 6:44 pm

Good article, I work in triage nursing and we only give verbal advice to patients. I am curious to explore sending written information to patients' MyChart so they can also review the information at later date when they need it, especially when it comes to Home Care advice.