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EDs Face Influx of Nonurgent Patients - CE427
EDs Face Influx of Nonurgent Patients
CE427 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Susanne J. Pavlovich-Danis, RN, MSN, ARNP-C, CDE, CRRN
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Objectives:
The goal of this program is to update nurses’, EMTs’ and paramedics’, health educators’, radiologic technologists’ and respiratory therapists’ knowledge of acute and chronic care provided in the ED. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Explain the reasons for the increase of patients who seek chronic care in the ED
  • Identify common disorders that result in patients who seek chronic care in the ED
  • Describe how chronic care in the emergency setting differs from that in traditional primary care settings

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, EMTs/paramedics, health educators, radiologic technologists and respiratory therapists.
 
Nurses: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at www.continuingeducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at lms.nurse.com and search for this topic title.

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 11/14/2015

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