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Adult Emergency Department (Zayed 1)

This area of the Emergency Department focuses on quick assessments and interventions for patients with a wide variety of medical, surgical and mental health issues.

Patient Population
  • Adult and geriatric
  • Adult and Pediatric trauma
  • Local, national and international referrals
Number of Beds
  • 67 (including 4 critical care/trauma resuscitation rooms and an 8 bed psychiatric area staffed by psychiatric nurses and physicians)
Nurse/Patient Ratio
  • 1:4 (Support provided by Clinical Technicians, Certified Nursing Assistants, and designated transport and supply staff)
  • Variety available
Skill Mix
  • 57 percent BSN; 34 percent ADN; 8 percent MSN; 1 percent DiplomaSN
  • Individualized comprehensive program with RN preceptors includes:
    • Clinical experience: ED, EACU, psychiatry
    • Critical care, trauma, didactic education, as well as hands on learning
    • ACLS classes
    • Share days with social workers, respiratory therapy and Baltimore City paramedics
    • Support from orientation coordinators and a Nurse Educator
  • New Grads: Nurse Residency Program—Adult Track

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Why I Choose Emergency Medicine Nursing

Sam Cardarella

"The best thing about emergency nursing is the ability to make an immediate difference in the community. We serve a population that needs us to be there. And they respect us for it."

—Sam Cardarella, RN
Emergency Department

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