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Coalition on Psychiatric Emergencies

Register today for the Coalition on Psychiatric Emergencies pre-conference at ACEP18. The Coalition on Psychiatric Emergencies presents an interactive workshop that will focus on providing you with specific knowledge and skills for managing psychiatric emergencies

Registration is only $100 for Coalition Members and their supporting organizations. You’ll also receive CME credits.

The course will be on Sept. 30, 2018 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm in San Diego, CA.

Schedule:

Critical Topics in Behavioral Emergencies for Emergency Physicians

Time

Topic

 

8:00 – 8:15 am

Welcome/Overview of Pre-Conference/Pre-Test

Les Zun, MD, MBA, FACEP

8:15 – 8:45 am

Approach to the Patient

Scott Simpson, MD

8:45 – 9:15 am

Advanced Interviewing Techniques

Scott Simpson, MD

9:15 – 9:45 am

Evaluation and Treatment of Agitation + De-escalation Techniques

Scott Zeller, MD

9:45 – 10:00 am

BREAK

 

10:00 – 10:30 am

Life Threatening Disorders

Les Zun, MD, MBA, FACEP

10:30 – 11:30 am

Evaluation and treatment of psych disorders

Scott Zeller, MD

11:30 – 12:30 pm

LUNCH BREAK – ON OWN

 

12:30 – 1:00 pm

Suicide Assessment and Management: Panel

Zun and Nordstrom

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Identifying and Treating Special Populations

Kim Nordstrom, MD, JD

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Safe Dispo + Interface with Psychiatry

Kim Nordstrom, MD, JD

2:30 – 2:45 pm

BREAK

 

2:45 – 3:15 pm

Cognitive Assessments/Assessing Competency for Evaluation and Treatment

Les Zun, MD, MBA, FACEP

3:15 – 3:45 pm

Tools for Risk Assessment/Mitigation of Risk

Les Zun, MD, MBA, FACEP

3:45 – 4:15 pm

Caring for the Care Providers

Scott Simpson, MD

4:15 – 4:30 pm

Wrap Up/Post Test

Les Zun, MD, MBA, FACEP

The Coalition on Psychiatric Emergencies (CPE) is made up of a group of more than 30 national leaders in emergency medicine, psychiatry and patient advocacy who are focused on improving the treatment of psychiatric emergencies for patients and emergency providers. The Coalition is managed by EMF and seeks to improve patient care for psychiatric/behavioral emergencies through collaboration focused specifically on:

  • Developing a continuum of care, to include prevention and aftercare
  • Ensuring education and training for emergency staff who care for patients
  • Improving the treatment experience for patients and staff during a psychiatric emergency
  • Driving improved quality and safety of diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric emergencies
  • Decreasing boarding of psychiatric patients in emergency departments
  • Ensuring adequate funding and resources for treating psychiatric emergencies
  • Advancing the research around psychiatric emergencies

Current Members:

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • American Association for Emergency Psychiatry
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians
  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association
  • American Society for Healthcare Risk Management
  • College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists
  • Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
  • Emergency Nurse Association
  • Hospital Corporation of America
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • National Council on Behavioral Health
  • New Directions Behavioral Health

Support for this Coalition was made possible through support from Teva Pharmaceuticals, Alexza, Galen, Magellan Healthcare and New Directions Behavioral Health.

CPE Resources

Questions?