ED Management (Vol. 27, No. 8) - August 1, 2015

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Release date: August 2015

Valid through: August 2017

Target Audience

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


  • The next big challenge for EPs: The transition to ICD-10-CM coding system
  • Simplified approach for delivering medicine to patients with severe pain shows promise
  • Patients more likely to engage in treatment at 30 days when given buprenorphine in the ED, referred for follow-up


  • 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.

Credit Available


  • Maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.25 ACEP Credits


  • 1.04 ANCC Nursing Contact Hours


This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

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

Credit Designation


AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This activity has been approved for 1.04 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP14749, for 1.04 Contact Hours.

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

Faculty Listing


Dorothy Brooks, AHC Media


Editor: Dorothy Brooks (dobr@bellsouth.net).

Associate Managing Editor: Jonathan Springston (jonathan.springston@ ahcmedia.com)

Executive Editor: Shelly Morrow Mark (shelly.mark@ ahcmedia.com)

Continuing Education & Editorial Director: Lee Landenberger (lee.landenberger@ahcmedia.com)

Financial Disclosure

Financial Disclosure: Author Dorothy Brooks, Associate Managing Editor Jonathan Springston, 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. Executive Editor Shelly Morrow Mark reports her husband works for a company that creates advertising for Uroplasty. Caral Edelberg, guest columnist, discloses that she is a stockholder in Edelberg Compliance Associates.

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