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Because the emergency department is a high-risk area, administrators must make sure their facilities adhere to a number of patient safety issues, including standing orders, alarm fatigue, restraint and seclusion, handoff practices, grievances and complaints, medication errors, crowding, boarding, and much more.
During this session, our expert will address these issues and discuss the ECRI Institute’s top 10 patient safety concerns related to the emergency department, current TJC standards that address patient flow, and evidence-based recommendations to reduce boarding and overcrowding.
|- Pharmacist in the ED||- AHRQ medical error||- ED trigger tool|
|- ACEP boarding & overcrowding||- Infection control||- Verbal orders|
|- Grievances and complaints||- MRI 20 safety tips||- Restraint standards|
|- Effective communication||- Medical error reporting||- Common ED drug errors|
|- ISMP IV guideline||- Inappropriate medications||- Suicidal patients|
|- Patient safety toolkit||- ED teamwork||And there's more!|
Anyone involved with or interested in compliance regulations and standards, including but not limited to: CEOs, CFOs, COOs, CMOs, CNOs, CE Directors, Department Directors, Quality Improvement Staff, Physicians, Nurses (all levels), Compliance Officers, CMS Liaisons, TJC Liaisons, Registration Staff, Safety Officers and Staff, Pharmacy Staff, Ethics Committee Members, Consumer Advocates, Risk Managers, Legal Counsel, Behavioral Health Staff, Psychiatry Staff, Social Workers, Discharge Planners, Case Managers, Hospice Staff and Regulatory Affairs Staff.