Effective ED Hand-Offs
For Emergency Physicians, Hospitalists, PAs and NPs – 3 hours
This class is devoted to addressing ED Hand-Offs or Transitions of Care, focusing on the high-risk transfer of responsibility from the Emergency Department to the Inpatient Hospitalist. The class provides all the training necessary to provide Effective ED Hand-Offs and preserve patient safety across the medical spectrum. Emphasis is placed on common handoff pitfalls, effective communication tools between providers, documentation, TJC and interface with other hospital staff, including residents.
Our course allows you to learn at your own pace, with enhanced content and extensive enrichment resources.
The Effective ED Hand-Offs class is recommended for ALL Hospital-Based Physicians, PAs and NPs and also those Quality and Risk Management professionals responsible for Patient Safety.
This class is PENDING APPROVAL for a maximum of 3 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM) by the Ohio Chapter, American College of Emergency Physicians. The American College of Emergency Physicians is an ACCME Accredited provider.
Clinical + Legal
Our Effective ED Hand-Offs class focuses on recognizing the key issues involved in effective handoffs and provides usable tools to help mitigate disastrous consequences. We cover the known legal minefields when these transfers are mishandled. Graduates will be able to promote patient safety and provide great care.
An Effective ED Handoffs program will permit effective, timely patient care transitions in your Emergency Room, improving efficiency, patient safety and outcomes. This class addresses a critical Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goal and will reduce patient admission delay while greatly reducing risk and enhancing patient satisfaction.
Who Should Take It
ED Physicians + Hospitalists
The Effective ED Hand-Offs training class is essential for every Emergency Physician and every Hospitalist in the organization. PAs, NPs and Physicians will all benefit from annual refresher education in the critical handoff communication strategies presented in this class.