ED Management (Vol. 27, No. 12) - December 1, 2015

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Release date: December 2015

Valid through: December 2017

Target Audience

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

Subjects

  • EPs welcome new focus on reducing diagnostic errors
  • Consider environment, context when reducing diagnostic errors
  • Adequate number of clinicians on usability tests lacking, says study
  • Look out for rapid task-switching, potential for errors
  • ED Coding Update: DOJ turns up heat on individuals for illegal coding/billing practices
  • Accreditation Update: TJC: Time to curb patient falls in healthcare settings

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.

Credit Available

Physicians

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

Nurses

  • 1.04 ANCC Nursing Contact Hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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

Credit Designation

Physicians

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.

Nurses

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

Author

Dorothy Brooks, AHC Media

Editors

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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