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Policies, Procedures & Guidelines

Emergency Management & Response:

OHS

  • Safely Extracting Critically Unwell Patients from Vehicles

Clinical & Operational Practice:

Tools

  • Handover Sticker
  • Nurse initiated pathology/radiology card
  • Emergency Triage Education Kit
  • Adult Sepsis Pathway
  • CBR role reference cards
  • Code brown medications (old EOU Medication Room) and code brown equipment
  • DOS Huddles: 0000, 0400, 0830. 1200, 1600, 1900

What’s Different?

  • Streaming process and pods
  • Decontamination shower path of travel
  • Paths of travel
  • Visitor management and intercoms to pods (no intercom at Triage)
  • Lock down process: lockdown notification to pagers & secondary Adult Wait Room egress
  • External doors into negative air flow Adult Acute Treatment Room
  • Remote door release buttons

Communications

Telecommunication:

  • DECT Phones
  • Landlines
  • Pagers for PSA’s
  • Emergency lock down pagers
  • Fax
  • ED PA: wait rooms and whole of ED

Screens:

  • AV arrivals board
  • Electronic Journey Board (EJB)
  • EDIS information screen
  • Waiting room patient information screens

Other:

  • CCTV
  • BAT phone (ED NIC desk)
  • AV two way radio (ED NIC desk)
  • AV Triage intercom
  • Fixed duress
  • Nurse call & emergency call