nursing exam questions about "when does discharge begin" - page 2

Hi, this is my first post, so I hope I'm in the right section. I'm in nursing school GU med-surg and got a test question related to burns and when discharge planning begins. I answered that it... Read More

  1. by   CT Pixie
    LPN school we were also taught..discharge starts at admission.
  2. by   Streamline2010
    We were taught in Nursing I that discharge planning begins at admission. (Or begins when they walk though the door, but that's not the NCLEX answer.) That's because hospitals stays have been deliberately shortened, and you just don't have the luxury of planning. Get 'em in, get 'em out. They go home, they go to rehab, they go to LTC, they go to some other hospital. But they don't stay long.