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Accreditation Levels - Bronze

Bronze - Level 3 Icon
Accreditation Levels - Bronze Seal

Level Three is represented by an ED with one or more specific initiatives that are reasonably expected to elevate the level of elder care in one or more specific areas. Personnel to implement these efforts are identified and trained. Metrics for the initiative/initiatives are followed.

 

Staffing

  • 1 MD or DO with evidence of focused education for geriatric EM
  • 1 RN with evidence of focused education for geriatric EM

Equipment and Supplies

  • Access to mobility aids (canes, four-point walkers)

Policies, Guidelines and Procedures

  • Evidence of a geriatric emergency care initiative (e.g. urinary catheter utilization policy)

Physical Environment

  • Easy access to food and drink 24/7

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