Agitation Management in the Emergency Setting [2034]
Date: Friday, March 9, 2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: C150

   Megan Schabbing, Medical Director of Psychiatric Emergency Services, OhioHealth

Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Secondary Track: Social and Behavioral
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels

This session is a comprehensive review of best practices in agitation management, including verbal de-escalation techniques and evidence-based psychopharmacologic treatments. 

Learning Objectives:
Describe evidence-based treatment strategy for agitation management
Recognize the value of optimal verbal de-escalation techniques

CEU Hours:  
  EMS: 0.9
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
File 1

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