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The Clinician's Corner
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It is critical to do the appropriate testing to identify potentially fatal presentations, but it is equally important to understand when such testing is inappropriate − testing that itself may by unnecessary and may actually cause morbidity. Read this case for perspective.

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Triage Playbook: Implementing a Scalable Triage Training Solution

Having an appreciation for the difficult and often risky role triage nurses play in the ED is important to consider when prioritizing the resources needed to train staff on a five-level triage sorting process. This Triage Playbook is designed to provide guidance for clinical leadership and hospital administrators as they develop their strategy for implementing a sustainable triage training program that will: 

  • Create a safer environment for patients.
  • Reduce exposure to liability and violations.
  • Improve the patient experience
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Clinical Research: Exploring Patient Safety Issues
etime   June 15, 2017  |  1:00 pm ET   euser   Dan Sullivan, MD, JD, FACEP 

Join Dr. Dan Sullivan for a fascinating look into the world of clinical research. In this webinar, you'll learn: 

  • The magnitude and complexities of the national and international clinical research community.
  • The drivers of adverse outcomes related to clinical research and the types of resulting litigation.
  • Suggestions for improving patient and practitioner safety in the clinical research process.
Validating Triage Competency
etime   June 29, 2017  |  1:00 pm ET   euser   Shelley Cohen, RN, MSN, CEN

Each year, over 130 million people will visit an emergency department in the United States. Because each ED visit starts with an acuity evaluation by a triage nurse, it is critical to ensure each one is equipped with the knowledge to make the proper patient assessment. Join Shelley Cohen as she breaks down the triage competency process. In this webinar, you'll learn: 

  • The essentials related to competency processess and practices.
  • Multiple methods of triage competency validation.
  • Benefits of retrospective chart review for the triage nurse.
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10 Reasons Your Urgent Care Center Isn't as Safe as You Think It Is

Based on our experience, research, and an analysis of thousands of malpractice cases in acute care, including emergency departments and urgent care centers, we have uncovered several critical risk and safety issues of which you may not be aware.

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