Improving the Transition to Adult Rheumatology: Six Core Elements of Health Care Transition
Health care transition is the process of changing from a pediatric to an adult model of health care. A smooth transition requires defined processes to support youth in acquiring independent health care skills, preparing for an adult model of care, and transferring to new providers. Click below to learn more about each of the Six Core Elements and how they can improve transition in your rheumatology practice.
Starting at age 12
Tracking & Monitoring
About age 16
About age 18
Transfer of Care
Ages 18 to 22
Ages 23 to 26
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