Emergency Care Center - Urgicenter

  

 Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Urgent Care Center (Urgicenter) 

Patient population

 Triage Level 4 and Level 5 adult patients and Triage Level 4 and Level 5 Peds.

Mixed gender

Hours of operation

 24 hours/ 7 days per week

Number of beds

 6

Occupancy Rate

 200-280 patients per day

Staff categories

 Registered Nurse

Unit Assistant

Patient Care Technician

Patient Escort

Primary patient diagnoses

  •  Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Mild Bronchial Asthma
  • Mild Gastroenteritis
  • Mild Head Injuries
  • Otitis Media / Externa
  • PUO
  • Sprains, strains and lacerations, minor fractures
  • URI
  • UTI

Procedures

  •  Assist physician with Suturing and Casting
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Initial Screening
  • Medication Dressings
  • Splinting, Casting
  • Venopuncture / Blood Draw
  • Urine Testing / Prenancy Testing

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model  

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 09:58 AM