The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) requires that emergency department personnel provide each patient with an "appropriate" medical screening examination to determine whether an emergency medical condition exists, and to treat and stabilize any emergency condition. This course is designed to help nurses and other healthcare workers understand the implications of EMTALA and their role in complying with this statute.
To complete this course, you must do the following:
The material is organized around the following categories:
The purpose of this program is to provide nurses and other healthcare providers with an understanding of the Emergency Medical Treatment And Active Labor Act, what their role and duties are in relation to it, and important issues to be aware of.
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
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