Organization profile

Organisation profile

There are three academic faculties, six clinical faculties, 24 attending physicians and 13 residents at our Emergency Department, working with various subspecialties to provide 7/24 high quality emergency care, including cardiopulmonary emergency, trauma, head and spinal injury, fracture, burn, high-risk neonate, snakebite, acute psychosis, allergy, intoxication, near-drowning, and sexual or domestic violence or intentional assaults. There are 75 observation beds including resuscitation units for medical emergency, major trauma and critical pediatric patient. During these years, the percentage of admitting patients from Emergency department was more than 40% and the ratio of overstay (staying time is longer than 48 hours) is less than 2%.   In order to improve the pre-hospital care in Tainan, the fire department in Tainan city keeps a partnership with our department, in term of training, education and quality assurance. The prehospital caregiver performance is under the medical direction by our staff. Meanwhile, we are designated to be in charge of the Regional Emergency Medical Operational Center (REMOC) South Branch , and the National Disaster Medical Assistant Team (NDMAT) , South Branch by Ministry of Health and Welfare. Our faculties and experienced instructors provides abundant and professional training courses for students and healthcare personnel including residency /PGY/internship/medical students training programs ,disaster medicine, surgical emergency, toxicology, emergency medicine research, medical simulation, palliative emergency medicine, geriatric emergency medicine, trauma, ultrasound, TRM, CPR , ACLS, ATLS, ETTC, APLS.

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Hospital Emergency Service Medicine & Life Sciences
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Medicine & Life Sciences
Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Medicine & Life Sciences
Emergency Medical Services Medicine & Life Sciences
Bacteremia Medicine & Life Sciences
Resuscitation Medicine & Life Sciences
Ambulances Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1998 2018

Research Output 1995 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Association of injury pattern and entrapment location inside damaged buildings in the 2016 Taiwan earthquake

Pan, S. T., Cheng, Y. Y., Wu, C-L., Chang, R. H., Chiu, C., Foo, N. P., Chen, P. T., Wang, T. Y., Chen, L. H., Chen, C. J., Ong, R., Tsai, C. C., Hsu, C. C., Hsieh, L. W., Chi, C-H. & Lin, C-H., 2019 Jan 1, In : Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. 118, 1P2, p. 311-323 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Earthquakes
Taiwan
Wounds and Injuries
Triage
Odds Ratio

A study of learning effectiveness in disaster nursing course based on kirkpatrick’s evaluation model

Tang, J. S., Chen, C. L., Chuang, C-C., Chen, C. J. & Feng, J-Y., 2019 Jan 1, Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences - Proceedings of the AHFE 2018 International Conference on Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences, 2018. Polak-Sopinska, A., Nazir, S. & Teperi, A-M. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 375-384 10 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 785).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nursing
Disasters
Teaching
Students
Education

Case report: Right-sided native endocarditis presenting with multiple abscess formations [care compliant]

Chan, T-Y., Hsieh, C. C., Chen, C. L., Huang, Y-Y. & Chuang, C-C., 2019 Jun 1, In : Medicine (United States). 98, 24, e15961.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Endocarditis
Abscess
Thorax
Gouty Arthritis
Auscultation