Emergency Department Design By Idrees Iwaidat Al-Ahli Hospital
Goal • To create ideal Emergency Department design
Objectives • Identification of Population needs for Emergency Department • Ideal Emergency Department structure and design to meet population need
ER to ED • Health care expectations • Function of ER room • History of ER design
Present ER structure • Beds • Rooms • Resources • Staff • Services
Ideal ED structure and design Function- • Environment safety- patient/staff • Space- system • Expedite assessment, care, TX and disposition • Cater unique patient population • Maximize human reources
What does the ideal structure look like? • Refer to attached diagram • Structure description
Conclusion Over the last forty years Palestinian hospitals have transitioned from treating emergency cases in hospital wards to the establishment of minimally staffed/equipped emergency rooms. We are currently in the next phase of development in emergency care and need to move our Emergency Rooms to fully functional Emergency Departments in both structure, system, and design.