Download New White Paper: Behavioral Health Care in the Emergency Department Setting

New Release! Part 2 of the ASHRM/AHA Behavioral Health White Paper Series

The ASHRM/AHA Behavioral Health White Paper Series offers guidelines for managing patients with behavioral health settings beyond the inpatient setting and links to resources to assist providers. Part 2 of this free resource covers the many aspects and considerations required for providing care for these patients in the emergency department setting:

  • Logistics, safety and staff competency in the ED
  • Discharge planning and use of community resources
  • Special considerations for specific patient populations, including pediatric and geriatric patients
  • Considerations for populations requiring heightened attention and care, such as domestic abuse cases, veterans and forensic patients

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