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GEDC Bootcamp: Introduction to GEDs and Tips for Level 3 Accreditation
About Level 3 Accreditation
Level Three GEDA Accreditation is represented by an ED with one or more specific initiatives that are reasonably expected to elevate the level of care od seniors in one or more specific areas. Personnel to implement these efforts are identified and trained. Metrics for the initiative/initiatives are followed.
Level 3 Accreditation Requirements (overview):
- Staffing: 1 MD or DO with evidence of 4 hours of focused education for geriatric EM and 1 RN with evidence of focused education for geriatric EM.
- Policies, Guidelines, and Procedures: Evidence of a geriatric emergency care initiative.
- Physical Environment: Easy access to food and drink 24/7.
- Equipment and Supplies: Access to mobility aids (canes, four-point walkers).
May 19, 2022 Bootcamp Materials
The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 ANCC contact hours. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.