Norms & Procedures

For emergency department organization, the Norms and Procedures for Emergency Care identifies and describes the following fundamental functional elements of an emergency department: triage, resuscitation, observation/treatment, procedures, hygiene/infection control, mass casualty incident and disaster management, security, and rapid disposition.

sidHARTe's Norms and Procedures tool includes the following:

  • Emergency ward functional organization

  • Emergency ward operational guidelines

  • Emergency ward architectural guidelines

  • Emergency ward staffing guidelines and ratios