ED Behavioral Health
Safe Care for Challenging Patients
For Emergency Department Nurses – APPROVED for 1.5 hours Nursing CE
ED Behavioral Health is one of the most challenging areas for all ED staff today. These patients – with or without acute symptoms of mental illness – face particular hurdles in today’s healthcare system. The ED nurse must be able to confidently navigate this legally-charged minefield in order to deliver optimal care. This class covers all of the important aspects of Behavioral Health in the ED.
Diverse stakeholders such as the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) have all made behavioral health emergencies a priority item, each offering solutions from their perspective. This class will focus on the best and most practical strategies to expedite safe, quality care for these challenging patients.
ED Behavioral Health will provide staff strategies to improve patient and staff safety, enhance staff morale, enhance throughput in your Emergency Department, and enhance overall patient experience. This class is essential for every emergency nurse. It provides focused training in key risk mitigation and de-escalation strategies that can be put to use immediately!
Presented by acclaimed nationally-recognized speaker, Monica Cooke, BSN, MA, RNC, CPHQ, CPHRM, DFASHRM, this class allows you to learn at your own pace, with new, enhanced content and extensive enrichment resources. Our class is recommended for ALL ED NURSES, along with their Managers and Directors.
Today’s ED Nurse serves a critical role in the Emergency Department. This important course teaches those critical Behavioral Health patient management skills that can improve everyone’s safety in a hectic and demanding environment. This course is great for new nurses, and an excellent refresher for experienced ED nurses.
ED Behavioral Health Class Highlights:
- Clinically-Focused ED Scenarios for Maximum Impact
- Patient Management Strategies that Work!
- Reinforcement of Key Concepts to Promote Retention
- Short Modules Will Fit Any Schedule
- Nationally Acknowledged Subject Matter Expert
This program is approved for 0.15 CEUs (1.5 clock hours) of nursing continuing education credits by Mid-Carolina AHEC, Inc. and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards. Participants must attend 90% of the program in order to receive a certificate of attendance. No partial credit will be given.
Mid-Carolina AHEC is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by South Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This class is fully ANCC-accredited and accepted by all 50 states for CE licensure requirements.
Our Behavioral Health Course focuses on the specific mental health conditions that are most common in the ED. Graduates will be able to properly assess each patient, mitigate risk appropriately and provide great care to patients with psychiatric illnesses.
Staff and Patient Safety
An effective Behavioral Health Program will maximize patient safety and throughput in your Emergency Room, while at the same time, improve staff morale and wellness. This is critical for reducing ED staff turnover and improving overall patient satisfaction.
Who Should Take It
Beginners + Advanced
This Emergency Department Behavioral Health Class is essential for every emergency nurse. If you are new to the ED, this course will provide everything you need to get started. If you are an experienced ED nurse, this class will reinforce your knowledge of ED Behavioral Health and provide useful skills that you can use today!
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Receive an automatic discount when you bundle!
Purchase 2 Behavioral Health CE classes for a 10% discount –
or all 3 classes for a 15% discount.
(may not be combined with other offers)