ED Management 2014-05 - ED Management - May 01, 2014

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for emergency physicians, ED nurses, and other clinicians.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation:

This activity has been approved for 1.00 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # 14749, for 1.00 Contact Hours.

Nurses licensed in California should retain this credit letter for four years.

Faculty Listing:

Author:
Dorothy Brooks
AHC Media

Managing Editor:
Leslie Hamlin
AHC Media

Executive Editor:
Shelly Morrow Mark
AHC Media

Nurse Planner:
Diana S. Contino RN, MBA, FAEN
Senior Manager, Healthcare
Deloitte Consulting LLP
Los Angeles

Executive Editor:
James J. Augustine, MD
Director of Clinical Operations, EMP Management
Canton, OH
Assistant Fire Chief and Medical Director
Washington, DC, Fire EMS
Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Emergency Medicine
Wright State University
Dayton, OH

Guest Columnist:
Caral Edelberg CPC, CPMA, CAC, CCS-P, CHC
President
Edelberg Compliance Associates
Baton Rouge, LA

Subjects:

  • New guidelines for geriatric EDs: Guidance focused on boosting environment, care processes
  • Senior-focused EDs: Plenty of buzz, but outcomes/costs TBD
  • Care transitions: Geriatric medicine offers a roadmap to follow
  • Emergency providers see big potential for Google Glass
  • Study: One-third of patients with BSIs receive inappropriate therapy

Objectives:

  • Apply new information about various approaches to ED management
  • Discuss how developments in the regulatory arena apply to the ED setting
  • Implement managerial procedures suggested by your peers in the publication.

Financial Disclosure:

Author Dorothy Brooks, Managing Editor Leslie Hamlin, Executive Editor Shelly Morrow Mark, and Nurse Planner Diana S. Contino report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other financial relationships with companies having ties to this field of study. Executive Editor James J. Augustine discloses he is a stockholder in EMP Holdings. Caral Edelberg, guest columnist, discloses that she is a stockholder in Edelberg Compliance Associates.

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