Assessment of Patient (AOP):
Medication Reconciliation /Current Medication List
It is a process to document all medications that the patient is receiving at the time of admission and to decide which medications need to be continued during hospital stay.
Assessment/ Re-assessment timeframes for other healthcare staff (e.g. PT, RT, Dietitian, Social Worker, and Patient Educator) will be as per condition of patient, per risk category, as per order/ referral.
Education needs assessment
Education needs are assessed on admission, during hospital stay if any additional procedure performed or change in condition and at discharge.
Early screening for discharge planning
Assessment for Expected Needs at Patient Discharge starts on admission using Discharge Screening Tool.
If patient condition changes/ reassessment for discharge need to be initiated.
Patient and Family education given by all specialties as required.
All patient teachings must be recorded in the Patient Teaching Record (PTR) form in electronic or manual form.
All above patients require specialized assessment.