Perspectives on the Acute Care Continuum

The Acute Care Continuum is the integration of urgent, emergent, inpatient and post-discharge care of patients with acute medical conditions.

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Over 350,000 people suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests each year in the United States. For someone experiencing an anaphylactic reaction to a food, the prognosis is poor without prompt administration of epinephrine. For life-threatening medical emergencies like these, survival depends on bystanders to begin care until first responders arrive. Read More...
9/25/2017 11:08:34 AM | 0 comments

It’s not easy to balance a high-wattage career with family and personal commitments. If you’re interested in growing as a leader, how can you build a meaningful career while maintaining joy and balance? Read More...
9/18/2017 2:24:54 PM | 1 comments

clinical quality nurses in emergency departmentIn the chaotic, high-stakes ED environment, it's tough to consistently hit every item on the ever-growing quality metrics checklist. Here's how one ED boosted its quality scores by creating a new role — the quality nurse. Read More...
9/11/2017 2:50:07 PM | 0 comments

overcoming tough times with resilienceWhen disaster strikes, it's natural to feel frightened, depressed, and overwhelmed. But why do some people bounce back more quickly than others in the same situation? Here are some tips from a speaker and author who's been there. Read More...
9/5/2017 1:20:17 PM | 3 comments