Transitions in Care

The Five W's of Handoffs

Transitions in Care

Objectives: (1) Construct shared meaning for the term “Transitions in Care,” (2) Identify key concepts and common barriers to performing effective handoffs during transitions in care, (3) Understand communication challenges and strategies for successful handoffs, (4) Examine assessment rubric for transition in care handoffs, and (5) Review GME transition in care policies.