Webinars

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The Urgent Matters webinar series features didactic presentations and moderated discussion with leaders in the emergency care community. Webinars are attended by between 200-500 site viewers, many of whom have multiple viewers at each site. Urgent Matters offers continuing education credits to webinar participants.

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2017 Webinars

  • November 16th, 2017 - True Stories of Bleeding Disorders in the Emergency Department: Webinar Here
  • September 8th, 2017 - Acute Unscheduled Care in Seven Developed Nations: a Cross-Country Comparison: Webinar Here
    • Note Slide #13: The obesity cost should be billion, not million.
  • June 16th, 2017 - Antimicrobial Resistance: Implications for Emergency Medicine: Webinar Here
  • May 10th, 2017 - Transformation of ED through Strategic Design Thinking: Webinar Here

2016 Webinars

  • November 28th, 2016 - Alternatives to Opioids for the Management of Acute Pain in the Emergency Department: Webinar Here
  • November 16th, 2016 - The Burden of Community-Acquired Pneumonia: Current Issues in Emergency Care: Webinar Here
  • October 26th, 2016 - Angioedemia in the Emergency Medicine Setting: Optimizing Management for Every Patient: Webinar Here
  • October 25th, 2016 - Hospital at Home: Webinar Here
  • June 30th, 2016 - The Emergency Medical Services for Children Program: improving the quality of care for children: Webinar Here
  • April 27th, 2016 - Mobile Health Paramedics: Recording 
  • March 8th, 2016 - ED Patient Navigation for Frequent Emergency Department Users: Recording 
  • January 12, 2016 - The Future of Acute Unscheduled Care in the United States: Recording 

2015 Webinars

     
October 20, 2015

Payment Reform in Acute Care

 

 

Slides

Recording

September 22, 2015 

Improving Sepsis Care in Emergency Department

 

Slides

Recording 

August 28, 2015

Smart-ER: An Automated Follow-up Solution 

 

Slides

Recording 

May 5, 2015

Using Acute Care Plans to Improve Coordination Among ED High Utilizer Patients

 

Slides 

Recording

March 17, 2015

Myths And Barriers To Optimizing ED Patient Flow- Part II

 

Slides

Recording

January 13, 2015

Myths And Barriers To Optimizing ED Patient Flow

Slides 

Recording 

2014 Webinars

Date Discussion Topics Downloads
September 16, 2014

Point-of-Care Testing in the Emegency Department 

 

Slides

 Recording 

July 15, 2014

Drug Shortages 

Slides

Recording

February 18, 2014

Cost-Effective Care Strategies in Emergency Medicine 

 

Slides 

Watch AAFP Module Video 

Learn More About Choosing Wisely

Dr. Riner's Blog - The Fickle Finger 

 

2013 Webinars

Date Discussion Topics Downloads
December 10, 2013

Innovations in Behavioral Health

 

 

 

October 24, 2013

Primary Stroke Prevention in the Emergency Department

 

 

View and Download AFib Stroke Risk Toolkit

August 23, 2013

Federal Liability Protection for Emergency Care

 

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June 19, 2013

Ambulance Diversion and Offload Delay: ED crowding and the EMS system

 

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April 25, 2013

Coordinating Care Through Telemedicine

 

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March 28, 2013

When Needs Exceed Resources: Healthcare Coalitions' Response to the Meningitis Outbreak

 

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2012 Webinars

Date Discussion Topics Downloads
December 6, 2012

Past, Present & Future of Urgent Matters: A 10th Anniversary Celebration

 

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Download Mr. Swartz's Slides

November 14, 2012

How to Handle Boarded Psychiatric Patients in the Emergency Department

 

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August 15, 2012

Advanced Practice Paramedic (APP): Community Para Medicine and Mobile Health Care

 

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Additional Resources

Q & A Now Available

May 23, 2012

Defining the Role of Emergency Care in a Broken Health System

 

Webinar Agenda

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February 9, 2012

Employing Best Practices to Improve the Patient Experience

 

Webinar Agenda

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2011 Webinars

Date Discussion Topics Downloads
December 19, 2011

Patient Satisfaction

 

Webinar Agenda

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November 7, 2011

Emergency Medicine in the UK, The Four Hour Rule

 

Webinar Agenda

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October 12, 2011

Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management

 

Webinar Agenda

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July, 26, 2011

Rapid Intake and Patient Segmentation

 

Webinar Agenda

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May 26, 2011

The Regionalization of Emergency Services

 

Webinar Agenda

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April 28, 2011

The Geriatric Emergency Department

Webinar Agenda

Download Dr. Rosenberg's Presentation

February 16, 2011

Low-Cost High-Impact Patient Flow Strategies

Webinar Agenda

RME, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Dr. Borger

January 21, 2011

Public Health Interventions in the Emergency Department

Webinar Agenda

Uncovering HIV Infection, Dr. Hau

Public Health Interventions in the ED, Dr. Bernstein, M.D.

2010 Webinars

Date Discussion Topics Downloads
December 16, 2010

Triaging Patient Flow Part II

 

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October 12, 2010

Triaging Patient Flow Part I

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June 30, 2010

Emergency Department Workforce 

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April 23, 2010

Front-End Operations and Crowding in the Emergency Department

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2009 Webinars

 

Date Discussion Topics Downloads
December 9, 2009

Patient Segmentation Focus on ESI 3s

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