EMU Caring

The program consists of seven modules and each module can be completed independently. Videos, slides, and commentary provide practical information and guidance. This tool can be used for continuing in-service education and as a training tool for new members of the team!

 

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The modules addressing the following topics:

  • Introduction to Safety in the EMU (Culture of Safety and Overview of EMU Safety)
  • Enhancing Safety Prior to Admission:
    • Professional Education and Communication 
    • Assessment and Education of Patient and Family 
  • Seizure Observation
  • Environment and Activity
  • Seizure Provocation
  • Managing Seizures and Comorbidities
  • Preparing for Transition to Outpatient Care

Credit Designation
The American Epilepsy Society designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Continuing Education for Nurses
Jointly provided by AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and the American Epilepsy Society.

Nurses
Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This activity is awarded 3.5 contact hours.

Disclaimer
Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply endorsement of products or services by PSNA, ANCC, CBRN, or AES.

Technologists
ASET - The Neurodiagnostic Society has granted ASET Continuing Education [ACE] credits for this program. Such crediting, however, should not be construed by program participants as an endorsement of any type of instruments or supplies mentioned or involved in these presentations.

 

 

EMU Caring is a web-based program designed for health care professionals who care for people being evaluated in Epilepsy Monitoring Units (EMU). Upon completion of this program, the participant will understand the steps required to implement a culture of safety within the EMU. Anticipatory evaluation of patients, individualized care plans, and care team interactions and communication will be emphasized. The overall goal of this program is to enhance the professional’s and facility’s ability to care for patients admitted to the EMU. 

The program consists of seven modules and each module can be completed independently. Videos, slides and commentary provide practical information and guidance. This tool can be used for continuing in-service education and as a training tool for new members of the team!