Funding for this research was provided by:
Health Research Board (IE)/HSE/RCPI (RCQPS/2014/1)
Received: 5 March 2018
Accepted: 27 December 2018
First Online: 14 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All participation in the workshop and the Delphi panel was on a voluntary informed basis and the study received ethical approval from the Clinical Research Ethics Committee of the Cork Teaching Hospitals (ref: ECM 4 (f) 03/02/15).A multidisciplinary Delphi panel was created to include the research team (including Health Systems, Epidemiology and Public Health, Patient Q&S, and Human Factors researchers); members of the project’s Scientific Advisory Group; Consultants, Registrars, Advance Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) from the ED at the planned implementation site who had not been involved in the research; all members of the EMP and the EMP’s Emergency Medicine Nursing Interest Group (ENIG); the Lead EM Consultant and EM nursing leads in all similar-sized EDs in Ireland. Fifty-eight professionals in total were invited to participate, 49 of which participated in Round 1 and 39 in Round 2.
: Not applicable.
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