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Clinical Decision Making In Emergency Medicine: Practice Improvement & Risk Management - $59.00
The Practice Improvement & Risk Management track of the Clinical Decision Making In Emergency Medicine conference features the following speakers:
- Yasuharu Okuda, MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
- J. Stephen Bohan, MS, MD, FACP, FACEP, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
- Ashley Booth MD, FACEP, University of Florida COM-Jacksonville
- Kevin M. Baumlin, MD, FACEP, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
- Kristine Thompson, MD, Mayo Clinic
- Wyatt W. Decker, MD, FACEP, Mayo Clinic
- Scott M. Silvers, MD, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
- Steven A. Godwin, MD, FACEP, University of Florida COM‐Jacksonville
- John M. Howell, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, Best Practices, Inc & Inova Fairfax Hospital
This audio & video recording features two expert panels discussing the latest updates to the ACEP Clinical Policies as well as additional risk management and practice improvement advice.
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Upon completing this activity, you should be able to:
- Discuss the future of emergency medicine.
- List benchmarks for emergency department overcrowding as well as clinical observation units.
- Compare your ED to the UHC 2008 Emergency Department Cycle Time Benchmarking Project.
- Discuss strategies for rapid triage.
- State the rationale for clinical guidelines; the history of guideline development; and the methodology, impact, implementation, and legal implications of clinical guidelines.
- Evaluate the usefulness of ECGS in the evaluation of patients with suspected ACS, discuss serum market testing in the ED for the exclusion of non-ST-segment elevation AMI, describe the indications for ED administration of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in patients with non-ST-segment elevation ACS, and explain the indications for ED administration of clopidogrel in patients with non-ST-segment elevation ACS.
- Describe diagnosis and treatment options for patients with acute headache.
- Use clinical findings to guide decision making in the risk stratification of patients with possible appendicitis, explain the role of contrast in CT for acute appendicitis in adults, and explain the roles of CT and ultrasound in diagnosing acute appendicitis in children.
- Explain insurance, underwriting, and legal aspects of professional liability insurance.
- Recording date: June 26, 2009
- Length: 3 hours
- Format: audio-only (mp3) or audio & video (wmv). You will receive both versions.