Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital offers full emergency services 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The emergency room is staffed by independent full-time physicians who are board certified in emergency medicine and by nurses certified in emergency care and advanced life support.
Many Texas Health Arlington Memorial nurses have also earned the title of Certified Emergency Nurse and have completed the Trauma/Nurse Core Curriculum as well as training in Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Emergency physicians on the medical staff at Texas Health Arlington Memorial and the nurses and technicians at participate in ongoing continuing education programs to keep abreast of current trends and developments in emergency care.
Texas Health Arlington Memorial emergency facilities are as specialized as the staff. The department includes 40 treatment rooms and eight "fast track" rooms equipped to meet needs that range from heart attack to trauma, asthma attacks to poisoning.
Throughout emergency treatment, computerized monitors continuously track and display the patient's vital signs, even while the patient is in X-ray.
As impressive as the technology is at Texas Health Arlington Memorial, it's not what most patients remember about a visit to the emergency department. They remember Texas Health Arlington Memorial for something else, something it has been known for since greeting its first patient in 1958 – compassion.