ED Management (Vol. 28, No. 6) - June 1, 2016

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Release date: June 2016

Valid through: June 2018

Target Audience

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


  • Innovative Program Targets Five Common Pain Syndromes With Non-opioid Alternatives
  • ACEP Takes Issue With Pain Questions
  • New Tool Improves Processes, Streamlines Operations
  • ED Coding Update: Advanced Care Planning With and Without an Annual Wellness Visit
  • Accreditation Update: Tackling Disrespectful, Unprofessional Provider Behaviors; Top Patient Safety Risks Include Health IT Issues, Patient ID Errors


  • 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


  • 1.25 ANCC Nursing Contact Hours


This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

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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 1.25 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP14749, for 1.25 Contact Hours.

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

Faculty Listing


Dorothy Brooks


Guest Columnist

Caral Edelberg, CPC, CPMA, CAC, CCS-P, CHC


Edelberg Compliance Associates

Baton Rouge, LA



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, Nurse Planner Diana S. Contino, and Executive Editor Shelly Morrow Mark 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 and U.S. Acute Care Solutions and is a retained consultant for Masimo. Caral Edelberg, guest columnist, discloses that she is a stockholder in Edelberg Compliance Associates.

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