BIDMC Emergency Department: Crowding & Code Help

Dr. Matthew Babineau led a discussion on emergency department crowding and BIDMC’s Code Help system with Danish emergency medicine and hospitalist colleagues at Køge Hospital in Region Sjaelland, Denmark. Dr Babineau was in Denmark to help launch the regional ED nurse education project at Køge, Holbaek, Slagelse, and Nykobing Falster hospitals.  

Region Sjaelland Emergency Nurse Education Program Launches

An HMFP nurse consulting team is currently in Region Sjaelland, Denmark working with four partner hospitals (Koge, Nykobing Falster, Holbaek, and Slagelse) on the launch of a novel and collaborative emergency nurse education program. This program, grounded in AACN’s Synergy Model, uses skills stations, taught during “nurse competency days,” to review and validate emergency nurse…

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.…

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…