Free-Standing ER Protocol

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Freestanding Emergency Department Destination Policy History: This an example policy that may be used in your EMS system Purpose: The purpose of this protocol is to describe the authorized procedures to be followed when selecting to transport to a Freestanding … Continued

How to Staff Free-Standing ER

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How many nurses should be on duty at a freestanding ER? How many nurses are needed to run a freestanding ER? Based upon the licensure agreement in my state, the simple answer is a minimum of two. There must always … Continued

What is a Free-Standing ER?

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Objective This guide is intended to describe a new healthcare delivery facility called the “Free-Standing ER”. Free-Standing ERs are so new that they have many different names including: Satellite ERs, Freestanding Emergency Centers, FECs, FSEDs, and remote ERs. The name … Continued