Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine - Geriatric and End-of-Life Care Edition, Spring 2015

Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine - Geriatric and End-of-Life Care Edition, Spring 2015

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This special edition of ACEP's official CME publication provides six case-based lessons focused on treating vulnerable patients approaching the end of life. Important topics include delirium, systemic infections, and falls in the elderly; advance directives; and caring for adult and pediatric hospice patients in the emergency department.

Objective: Discuss recent research and clinical pearls related to emergency department management of the following topics: 

  • Falls in Elderly Patients
  • Systemic Infections in Elderly Patients
  • Delirium in Older Emergency Department Patients
  • Advance Directives in the Emergency Department
  • Care of the Adult Hospice Patients in the Emergency Department
  • Care of the Pediatric Hospice Patient

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Andrew R. Barnosky, DO, MPH, FACEP; Azita Hamedani, MD, MPH; Jin Ho Han, MD, MSc; Danya Khoujah, MD; Hyung T. Kim, MD, FACEP; George C. Kochman, III, MD; Adam D. Marks, MD, MPH; Cynthia S. Shen, DO, FACOEP, FACEP; Michael Walters, MD; Julie S. Weber, PhD; and Amanda Wilson, MD.
  • Falls in the elderly patients
  • Systemic infections in elderly patients
  • Delirium in older ED patients
  • Advance directives in the ED
  • Care of adult hospice patients in the ED
  • Care of the pediatric hospice patient

 

CME Statements

The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this enduring material for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 15 ACEP Category I credits.
 
Approved by the AOA for Category 2-B credits. A minimum score of 75% is required.
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