Region Sjaelland Emergency Nurse Trainers Workshop

Two of our nurse educators traveled to Region Sjaelland, Denmark, this month to facilitate a 1-week “train the trainers” workshop, collaborating with 30 emergency nurse educator colleagues from the hospitals of Koge, Slagelse, Nykobing Falster, and Holbaek. In January, 2016, the four hospitals of Region Sjaelland will launch a standardized emergency nurse skills education program.…

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Academic Emergency Medicine at EuSEM 2015

Dr. Richard Wolfe, our Chief of Emergency Medicine, presents on the development of academic emergency medicine as a specialty and building an emergency medicine research program, leading to a panel discussion with colleagues, Dr. Deborah Dierks, Chair of Emergency Medicine at UT Southwestern, Dr. Ali Raja, Vice-chair of Emergency Medicine at Mass General, Dr. Roberta…

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60 ED leaders meet to discuss optimizing ED operations

Dr. Kevin Ban and Kirsten Boyd, RN, MHA (Director of Emergency Services and Associate Chief Nurse, Ambulatory and Emergency Services, BIDMC) discuss how to engage hospital administration and implement change On May 29, 60 ED leaders from the New England area and beyond met for the Harvard CME symposium entitled “Optimizing ED Operations and Patient…

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HMFP hosts ED nurse colleagues in Boston

HMFP had the pleasure of hosting 13 ED nurse leader colleagues from Region Sjaelland, Denmark, in Boston between June 15-19 for discussions on best practices in emergency nursing education and strategic planning for a regional EM education program.