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Coping with Nonurgent Patients in the ED - CE419
Coping with Nonurgent Patients in the ED

CE419 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Scott E. Stover, MSN, MBA, APRN, BC, CEN and Theresa Tavernero, RN, CEN, MBA, MHA and Margi J. Schultz, PhD, RN, CNE, PLNC
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The course will be discontinued on March 31, 2015. Please plan to finish the course by 3/30/15 if you wish to earn credit for it. 
The goal of this program is to provide nurses with information about the process of referring nonurgent patients out of the ED in an effort to relieve ED overcrowding. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List the major causes of ED overcrowding.
  • Describe the requirements for a medical screening exam.
  • Discuss the benefits of referring nonurgent patients out of the ED

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 3/31/2015

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