Emergency Medicine | Clinical | Fast Track

Availability of NPs and Hospitalists for low acuity)

Popular among both patients and providers is our Fast-Track. Staffed predominantly by nurse practitioner’s, our fast-track allows patients who otherwise do not have access elsewhere get the high-quality care provided by the team at St Louis Children’s Hospital. Fast-Track is open during the busiest times of the day, allowing our emergency medicine physicians and generalists to focus on the highest-acuity and most critically ill patients.

24 hours a day, specially trained nurse practitioners who are credentialed sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE) are on-call for our most sensitive cases. These NPs are specially trained to perform forensic histories, clinical exam, and evidence collection. With our social workers who staff the ER 24 hours a day, they assist families in police reports and follow up with our Child Abuse pediatrician’s.

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