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The emergency department is a high-risk area that faces a lot of patient safety challenges, including crowding and boarding, standing orders, restraint and seclusion, grievances and complaints, MRI safety, medication errors, alarm fatigue, and much more.
During this program, our medico-legal expert will discuss these challenges and provide patient safety initiatives you can implement right away. She will cover TJC patient flow standards, TJC tracers, and ACEP and ENA recommendations for reducing boarding and overcrowding. Additionally, she will review the ED trigger tools, ISMP guidelines for IV Push, the ECRI Institute’s top 10 patient safety concerns related to the ED, and evidence-based recommendations to help ensure your ED patient safety checklist is CMS and TJC compliant.
|- ISMP IV guidelines||- Inappropriate medications||- Suicidal patients|
|- Effective communication||- Medical error reporting||- Common ED drug errors|
|- Grievances and complaints||- MRI 20 safety tips||- Restraint standards|
|- Pharmacist in the ED||- AHRQ medical error||- ED trigger tool|
|- Patient safety toolkit||- ED teamwork||And there's more!|
Anyone involved with ED patients, including but not limited to: ED Physicians, ED Nurse Managers, ED Clinical Nurses, Charge Nurses, Nursing Supervisors, Risk Managers, Consumer Advocates, In-House Legal Counsel, Compliance Officers, Chief Operating Officers, Patient Safety Officers, and anyone involved with the care, treatment, and liability concerns of the ED patient.