The Role of the Nurse Leader in Care Coordination and Transition Management across the Health Care Continuum

AONL and the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing collaborated to outline how nurse leaders in inpatient and post-acute/outpatient settings should approach their roles to enhance development of care coordination and transition management across the continuum of care.

Nurse leaders can activate interprofessional collaboration through adoption and engagement in the following strategies. These six principles provide a basis for establishing an informed and collaborative care coordination process that includes all staff,key stakeholders and nurse leaders across the continuum of care.