Consults in the Emergency Department: It’s Not the Same
Thursday, October 18, 2012
1:30—2:30 PM ET
Tammie E. Quest, MD
Director, Emory Palliative Care Center
Fellowship Director, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Emory Palliative Care Center
About the Presentation
Palliative care consultants are increasingly being called to the emergency department (ED). We want to be as responsive as possible to the ED, while providing the best quality consultation for the patient. This session will discuss key aspects of consultation in the ED and provide learners with a framework to interact with ED staff for optimal patient centered outcomes.
What You'll Learn
- Educate palliative care consultants on key elements of ED practice and culture.
- Review ten steps of effective palliative care consultations in the ED.
- List three methods for improving palliative care–ED relationships.
Who Should Attend?
Physicians, nurses, social workers, hospital administrators, chaplains and others involved in starting or expanding a palliative care program.
- $89 per phone line or $99 for one phone line plus the audio conference CD-ROM (contains MP3 audio file and presentation PDF file)
- Payment is online by credit card only
- PowerPoint presentations accompany each audio conference
- You will have the opportunity to participate in a live Q&A session with the presenters
- Continue the discussion following the audio conference and post your questions and comments on CAPCconnect™ Forum in the “Palliative Care and Emergency Medicine” topic!
- We encourage you to invite your colleagues to listen with you
Any questions? Contact Margaret Schutz at (212) 201-2671 or email@example.com