Point-of-Care Testing in the ED:
Strategies to Improve Throughput, Compliance, and Patient Outcome
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
5:00 - 6:00 PM ET

This webinar discusses evidence for point-of-care testing, quality measures and mandatory reporting, and presents case studies for improving patient outcome and achieving compliance.

This activity is accredited for physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and laboratorians (see CME Assessment for post-test). The webinar will be available on-demand after the live portion with downloads of the transcript and educational slides posted (see Downloads). There is no charge for this activity.


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AGENDA (All times are ET)
Wednesday, June 21, 2017, from 5:00 - 6:00 PM ET
5:00 to 5:05
Welcome and Webinar Instructions
Rick Import, Whitehat Communications
5:05 to 5:15
Evidence for POCT in Acute Conditions
Adam J. Singer, MD, FACEP
5:15 to 5:25
A Review of Quality Measures and Mandatory Reporting
AnnMarie Papa, DNP, RN, CEN, NE-BC, FAEN, FAAN
5:25 to 5:35
Case Study #1: Improving the Disposition of Chest Pain Patients
Ashley Hildreth, MSN, RN, CEN, SANE
5:35 to 5:45
Case Study #2: Achieving Compliance With the Sepsis Bundle
Alexander Johnson, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC, CCNS, CCRN
5:45 to 6:00
Q & A
1.Review current data regarding the link to ED flow and the quality of patient care
2.Evaluate current guidelines for acute conditions seen in the ED
3.Assess current quality measures and mandatory reporting
4.Identify processes and point-of-care strategies to improve operational flow
5.Apply findings to one’s own institution to improve patient outcome

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through ScientiaCME. ScientiaCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

ScientiaCME designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is approved for 1 hour of continuing nursing education. Educational Review Systems is an approved accreditor of continuing nursing education by the Alabama State Nursing Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Provider # 5-115.

Educational Review Systems is also approved for nursing continuing education by the state of California, the state of Florida and the District of Columbia.

Educational Review Systems is an approved provider by P.A.C.E. This program is approved for 1 hour of CE credit.

This program has been approved for one (1.0) contact hour Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care, 9425 N. MacArthur Blvd., Suite 100, Irving, TX 75063. Course #148780000.

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Emergency departments consistently encounter challenges to provide high quality and timely care with increasing patient volume and declining resources. Expert faculty and Medavera have developed this educational content to assist healthcare professionals with current and relevant information regarding point-of-care testing. Both live and enduring materials will be available.
Planned and developed by Medavera, Inc. and supported by an educational donation from Quidel.
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