Thursday, March 17, 2016

How to Call a Consult

Resultado de imagen de REBEL EM
R.E.B.E.L.EM - Posted by Rob Bryant - Peer Reviewed By: Salim Rezaie
"The Bottom Line
  • Learning to call effective consults that will facilitate faster dispositions for our patients is an essential skill for every emergency physician to master
  • Using the 5C framework is an effective way to both model, and teach effective consultation
  • Leading your consult call with a specific question will make the call a lot easier. If you are about to deliver 20 data points, and your consultant only needs 5, they will be able to pick those 5 from the 20 you offer them, but only if they know the question up front. This will save you from having to repeat these data points to the consultant
  • More attention needs to be paid to the way we arrange consultations, as they can be a significant source of frustration, conflict, and job dissatisfaction if not performed efficiently and correctly."
5 C's Model of Calling a Consult