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CME now available on demand

How many times have you wanted to attend a continuing medical education program, but scheduling conflicts, patient demands or other ...

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Ebola SBAR for all of Akron Children's Medical Staff

Situation:  With the news of an Ebola patient visiting northeast Ohio, there may be patients calling or presenting to your ...

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My goals as medical staff vice president

It has been about a month since my election, and I remain grateful and humbled by the confidence placed in ...

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Dr. Ibrahim Farid

Doctors receive pediatric anesthesia board certification

It's not always easy to tell when a child is in pain, but years of training and experience have made ...

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What’s New:

How to become a staff interpreter

Staff is not permitted to interpret for medical purposes. Instead, they must use certified medical interpreters that have been screened and approved by the hospital. Also, family members, casual interpreters and especially children are not permitted, in part because there are complex medical terms and concepts that have to be communicated. If bilingual employees are […]

APP Onboarding & Orientation Program BOOT CAMP SERIES 2015

All APRN and PA providers who are in their first year of practice at Akron Children’s Hospital are expected to complete all onboarding & orientation modules found in the Advanced Practice Center on myKidsnet. Practice-specific orientation programs are to be completed within your division. All APPs are subject to FPPE & OPPE. There are Coding and […]

APP January Update: Professional practice evaluations

Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right (well said by Oprah Winfrey)! It’s a great way to think as we start 2015. For many years we have been doing ongoing quality assurance monitoring, in line with Ohio law as it pertains to APRNs and PAs. Per The Joint […]

CDI Tip: Query response process

The CDI team has noticed an inconsistent pattern in how queries are answered. Please follow this process: Query is sent to your Epic inbox. Open the query. Once you have read the query and feel the requested documentation is significant to the current hospitalization, add the documentation in a new progress note — as an addendum to a […]

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