An effective ED nursing leadership team is an essential part to achieving high performance emergency medicine and delivering quality patient care. Our nursing team boasts clinical and administrative leaders at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a level 1 trauma center and Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, and have consulted and taught domestically and internationally on strategies for ED leadership and nursing education.

Our nursing project team can provide mentorships, customized training workshops, or consulting expertise in the following areas:

Emergency medicine nursing education
  • Building inter-departmental relations;
  • Team building and motivating your staff;
  • Nurturing the nurse-physician partnership;
  • Change management;
  • Conflict negotiation;
  • Efficient delegation and nursing staffing strategies;
  • Nurse retention and employee satisfaction strategies;
  • Strategies to improve patient satisfaction;
  • Development of frontline leaders.
Administrative leadership in the emergency and critical care environments
  • Developing a framework for competency-based nursing education programs;
  • Defining core competencies for both new and experienced nurses;
  • Developing preceptor and mentor programs;
  • Leveraging internal and external resources for nursing education;
  • Developing simulation based nursing education programs;
  • Resource and triage nursing education.
Operational strategies
  • Operations / process improvements;
  • Operationalizing an emergency department triage system;
  • Implementing lean healthcare, using BIDMC case studies and experience;
  • Disaster planning;
  • Working collaboratively with physician partners to develop clinical pathways.