Patient Safety Tool: Geriatric Treatment in the ED

The American College of Emergency Physicians, American Geriatrics Society, Emergency Nurses Association and the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine collaborated to create a set of guidelines for treating geriatric patients in the emergency department.

The guidelines outline best practices for proper staffing and administration, transitioning care, staff education, quality improvement and equipment and supplies necessary for this patient population.

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It also includes sample policies, procedures and protocols that can be implemented in any ED.

Click here to download this tool for use in your facility today.

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