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All emergency departments in the United States need to be prepared for pediatric emergencies. There are gaps in readiness at both the state and national levels. The majority of children who seek emergency care (69.4%) are cared for in EDs that see fewer than 15 pediatric patients per day. The overall median score for the nation was 70 (of 100 possible points). The National Pediatric Readiness Project, launched in 2013, is an ongoing quality improvement (QI) initiative among the federal EMSC program, AAP, ACEP, and ENA to ensure pediatric readiness of EDs.
Children have unique anatomic, physiologic, developmental, and medical needs - different from adults. They require unique emergency services, training of ED staff, and stocking equipment, medication, and supplies. 11 states have developed such a using the 2009 joint Policy Statement as the basis of their recognition criteria.
This program will review where case management came from and how it will work in today’s managed care and government payer environments. This webinar will review Medicare’s latest programs that affect the role of case managers. Examining the National Pediatric Readiness Project, launched in 2013, an initiative among the federal EMSC program, AAP, ACEP, and ENA to ensure pediatric readiness of EDs. In this Webinar you can learn steps needed to become a PECC (Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator) Begin steps to create a Disaster Plan in their facility. Disseminate Pediatric Best Practices. Learn how creating a readiness plan can ensure patient safety
In 2014 - 5000 EDs in the United States had 141 million ED visits and 20% were for children younger than 15 years of age. In the US most children who seek emergency care (83%) present to general EDs versus specialized pediatric EDs. How do we prepare EVERY ED in the United States to be ready to care for any child at any time? EMSC/IIC has prepared and collaborated guidelines for Care of Children in the Emergency Department that can improve all aspects of a child's care. Critical areas to address include patient safety, training ED staff, appropriate pediatric equipment, medications, and supplies
This program will review the most recent changes from the Medicare program as well as strategies for safely transitioning your patients across the continuum of care. Also exams the Policy Statements for pediatric readiness. There are gaps in readiness at both the state and national levels. The majority of children who seek emergency care (69.4%) are cared for in EDs that see fewer than 15 pediatric patients per day. The overall median score for the nation was 70 (of 100 possible points). The National Pediatric Readiness Project, launched in 2013, is an ongoing quality improvement (QI) initiative among the federal EMSC program, AAP, ACEP, and ENA to ensure pediatric readiness of EDs.
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This program will review the compliance issues that affect your practice such as the two-midnight rule, the NOTICE Act, HINNs, and many others.Examines the lack of pediatric preparedness which includes cognitive knowledge, equipment, policies and procedures plus pediatric friendly resources. Target Audiences would be nurses, administrators, physicians in community ED's urgent care facilities. To help them work on a trauma stabilization transfer and agreements strateg. With a focus on patient care for those stepping into medical facilities.
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Dr. Ann M Dietrich, FAAP, FACAEP has no relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose that is related to this educational activity. The planners of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. Relias LLC guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.
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This CE activity available for streaming beginning with Ep. 1 March 23rd, 2020 through Ep. 4 on June 15th,2020
This CE activity is valid until June 15th, 2023