New research advocates for emergency departments, or EDs, to develop systems that will reduce unnecessary hospitalizations for older patients with cancer. Observation status is one method that doctors are pointing to.

This course reviews the findings of a study that sought to develop tools to measure diagnostic error, by considering the scenario of patients presenting to the ED with life-threatening cardiovascular emergencies.


This course reviews approaches for improving pediatric medication dispensing and administration in the emergency department.

This course discusses a study that examined psychiatric ED visits among US youth and young adults in order to determine if the trend of increasing mental health-related ED visits seen in prior research was increasing further.