Adapting the I-PASS Handoff Program for Emergency Department Inter-Shift Handoffs

@inproceedings{Heilman2016AdaptingTI,
  title={Adapting the I-PASS Handoff Program for Emergency Department Inter-Shift Handoffs},
  author={James L. Heilman and Moira Flanigan and Anna K Nelson and Tom Johnson and Lalena Michelle Yarris},
  booktitle={The western journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2016}
}
INTRODUCTION Academic emergency department (ED) handoffs are high-risk transfer of care events. Emergency medicine residents are inadequately trained to handle these vital transitions. We aimed to explore what modifications the I-PASS (illness severity, patient summary, action list, situation awareness and contingency plans, and synthesis by receiver… CONTINUE READING