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The emergency department (ED) is a high-risk environment for liability. During this session, our expert will discuss legal and risk management issues staff face every day. To help prepare, she will review the CMS CoP and TJC's ED-specific standards.
Attendees will learn about medication management and opioid use, anesthesia standards, discharge instructions, the CoP change (which will require all ED nurses to train on blood transfusion and IV medication), and the TJC standard on patient centered communication as it relates to the OCR Section 1557.
|- ED risk guidelines||- CMS interpretive guideline||- Patient rights|
|- Intoxicated patients||- CANDOR toolkit||- Alarm fatigue|
|- ED patient tracers||- Informed consent||- Abnormal vital signs|
|- Resident orders||- Visitation law||- Discharge instructions|
|- Standing orders and protocols||- CT scan interferences||- Reducing medication errors|
|- Anesthesia standards||- CDC intravascular guidelines||And there's more!|