Emergency services are provided at the Campbellton Regional Hospital. Like most Canadian hospitals, the Emergency Department uses the Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) to optimize service performance.
The Emergency Department at the Campbellton Regional Hospital offers a trauma room with two stretchers; eight examination rooms, including a gynecological examination room, and four observation rooms. Services are provided 24 hours a day, seven days a week
A Team Always Ready to Intervene
Campbellton Regional Hospital Emergency Department
A general practitioner is on site at all times. In addition, Monday through Friday, between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and on weekends and statutory holidays between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m., coverage is provided by two physicians. The department also has five registered nurses working day shifts and three working night shifts.
All clients coming to the Emergency Department are assessed by the triage nurse and directed, if necessary, to a physician. During the weekend and after 4 p.m., the emergency department takes over from Ambulatory Care for certain services such as: intravenous antibiotic therapy, blood transfusion, dressing change, etc.
All registered nurses are actively certified in ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support). Several of them have also reached the instructor level in ACLS and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support).