Discharge Planning Checklist for Late Preterm Infants
The purpose of the Discharge Planning Checklist for Late Preterm Infants is to help improve outcomes of infants born before 37 weeks. Minnesota's Commissioner of Health, Dr. Edward Ehlinger, encourages healthcare porfessionals to "adopt this checklist as part of their discharge procedures for late preterm infants (34 0/7 - 36 6/7 weeks completed gestational age).
The Task Force hopes that this tool will become a valuable resource for you and your hospital. Feel free to download / print as needed: