Emergency Care Nursing
Emergency rooms are known for their long waits and lack of competent staff. Over the past years emergency care departments have revamped their systems in order to correct these flaws. A leading factor in this change is the...
Workplace violence is one of the most complex and dangerous occupational hazards facing nurses working in today’s health care environment. The complexities arise, in part; from a health care culture resistant to the notion that health care providers are at risk for patient-related...
Emergency Room Overcrowding and Wait Times:
The Direct Impact on Patient Care
Background. This study was done to determine if prolonged wait times in the emergency department (ED) effect overall care and treatment of patients.
Methods. This pr...
Management of Ischemic Stroke: Part 1. Emergency Room
Christine Lu-Emerson, MD
David Likosky, MD
Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA, FACP
David Tirschwell, MD, MSc
1 Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.
There are unique ethical and legal obligations of the Emergency Room Physician. Commonly faced issues include patient “dumping”, organ donation, and Do-Not Resuscitate orders. These issues have ethical and legal considerations for the Emergency Room Physician in regards to their responsibilitie...
Literature Review of Emergency Room Use
When is an Emergency Room an Emergency Room? Are we as a nation using the emergency room for our own personal doctor’s office? Studies show that we are, and it’s costing our healthcare system more money than it would to be seen in a physician office. Dur...
For our first trip to the hospital I will be going to the emergency room otherwise known as the E.R. The emergency room is a hospital or primary care department that provides initial treatment to patients with a broad span of illnesses and injuries. In the ER there is a vast array of people caring...
Nurses What exactly is a nurse? Nurses are no longer considered the doctor’s handmaid, but an important part of the medical team. Nurses tend to make up a culture within the medical field establishing a group of considerate, motivated, and intellectual people who take pleasure in helping others in...
Dr. S. Shipley
April 3, 2011
In order to evaluate the quality of emergency room care, it is essential to understand and define the standards that define high-quality care. My standards for high-quality Emergency Room care include the following: 1) it ma...
Running head: BOARDING PATIENTS IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT 1
Boarding Patients in the Emergency Department
University of Scranton
BOARDING PATIENTS IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT 2
A patient who is boarded is one who remains in the...
Service Operations Management
Emergency Room Operations
Seo, Jin ho
Kim, hyo sik
Kim, jeong yeon
Jung, hong joo
Ho Jia Ling Audrey
Table of Contents
1.0 Introduction -------------------------...
The Emergency Room
The emergency department team consists of many trained professionals each with a specific job in treating the patient. Emergency room personnel usually consists of administrative registration clerks, a triage nurse, primary nurses, a charge nurse, the attending physician...
Health Care Marketing Reflection Essay
"Markets change, tastes change, so the companies and the individuals who choose to compete in those markets must change."( Wang, n.d. as cited by Morrison, p. 113). In modern medicine, disease treatment is more importance than disease prevention, as doctors fo...
This essay will discuss the relevance of EMTALA and why the hospital emergency department sometimes used for nonurgent conditions. |
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, better known as EMTALA was developed due to the concern that patients that could not pay would be denie...
On the coldest day in December, I woke up with a feeling of complete nausea and a mixture of emotions. After a six-year relationship and a three-month break up, Jason and I were inevitably sharing a bed once again. The stress of school and my full time job, had been building up fo...
Leadership and Organizational
The first smart goals I chose are to learn to become a leader and to have better time management skills. I chose these because I work on a small unit with no assigned charge nurse. Any day you go in to work it could be your day to be c...
Legal and ethical parameters of professional nursing practice essay one
Professional nurses encounter a variety of legal ethical and bioethical issues on a daily basis. For this reason, it is essential that all nurses are aware of current state and national legislation, acts and guidelines and the...
In my lifetime I have come across many different people from all walks of life. Since my childhood I have always interacted with people who did not look like me, but it never bothered me, because I never saw another's race or color; I just saw people. My parents never instilled an...
Christian Worldview 101
July 20, 2013
Jesus Reflection Essay
Where religion is concerned the subject topic can be spoken upon in so many forms that it can take months or even years to cover. I will save time by employing certain knowledge aided with my personal belief...
Observing a rotation in the Emergency Department at Beth Israel Medical Center was a life changing experience. Having the opportunity to take part in this rotation made me certain that nursing the career that I want to peruse. Compared to the usual unit of the hospital this department was higher pac...