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Hospital to Nursing Home Transition Challenges: Perceptions of Nursing Home Staff

Popejoy, Lori PhD, APRN, GCNS-BC; Galambos, Colleen PhD, ACSW, LCSW, LCSW-C; Vogelsmeier, Amy PhD, RN

doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0000000000000051
Departments: Innovations in Quality Improvement in Long-Term Care

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Sinclair School of Nursing, (Drs Popejoy and Vogelsmeier) and School of Social Work (Dr Galambos), University of Missouri, Columbia.

Correspondence: Lori Popejoy, PhD, APRN, GCNS-BC, S420 Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65212 (

The authors acknowledge John A. Hartford Foundation's National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Award Program.

Drs. Popejoy and Vogelsmeier are National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Claire M. Fagin Fellows.

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

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The purpose of this column is to discuss innovations and quality improvement advancements across the various long-term care settings. This column is coordinated by Marilyn J. Rantz, PhD, RN, FAAN, NHA,

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