Medical Emergencies

Medical Emergencies

In the event of an emergency - ON CAMPUS DURING OFFICE HOURS, 8:30 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Monday thru Friday - notify the Student Health Center immediately. Emergency with threat to life or limb call 911, then notify Student Health Service, dorm manager, University Police.

On Campus - After hours, weekend, holidays - notify the dormitory manager on duty, go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

Off Campus - Go to nearest hospital emergency room or call 911

Medical Emergency Protocol

Any accident or acute life-threatening illness occurring during office hours, including evenings MUST be reported to the Student Health Services.  Student Health Services may be consulted at anytime to participate in the decision to refer medical treatment outside of Student Health Services.  A member of the professional staff will be available to participate in this decision.  All reasonable efforts for a member of the professional staff to respond to life threatening emergencies will be made.

FOR LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCIES:

CALL AN EMS AMBULANCE FIRST AT 911,

THEN IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES and CAMPUS POLICE

FOR NON LIFE-THREATENING EMERGENCIES AND
NON-EMERGENCIES

¬† Student Health Services may be called for a recommendation with regard to management of the emergency.¬† The professional staff will be available to participate in the decision as to the proper location for treatment, i.e., whether care should be rendered at the Student Health Services, an off-campus physician'Äôs office or an emergency room.¬†

EMS CONTACT

  1. Direct Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to the appropriate entry   streets which are closest to the emergency site,
  2. Identify the building, floor, and room number, and
  3. University police will provide a visible officer outside the receiving building to facilitate direction of EMS personnel to the emergency site.

IF THE SITUATION IS LIFE-THREATENING, CALL AN AMBULANCE FIRST 'Äì (911), THEN, NOTIFY THE STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES.

EMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION

  1. Transportation, if necessary, is available to an off-campus facility by cab or ambulance.  (Campus Police may be utilized to transport an individual with a non-emergent condition if an officer is available).
  2. The transportation fee is the student'Äôs responsibility in any situation.

ON CAMPUS TRANSPORTATION

  1. A student who is ill/injured and is unable to get to the Student Health Services may call the clinic or Campus Police.¬† Campus Police will bring a nurse to the site and transport nurse and student to the Student Health Services.¬† This service is reserved only for situations where the student is too ill/injured to ambulate or drive himself to the Student Health Services.
  2. Laboratory and diagnostic imagery services are available at off-campus sites.  Expenses incurred are the responsibility of the student or his/her insurance.

Local Hospitals/Urgent Care Centers

University Medical Center (504)702-3000
2000 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70112

Touro Infirmary (504)897-7011
1401 Foucher St., New Orleans, LA 70115

Tulane Medical Center (504)988-5263
1415 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112

Ochsner Baptist Medical Center (504)899-9311
2700 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115

Ochsner Medical Center (504)842-3000
1516 Jefferson Hwy., Jefferson, LA 70121

Children's Hospital (504)899-9511
200 Henry Clay Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118

Urgent Care Centers

MHM Urgent Care (504)286-2004
111C Robert E. Lee Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124
Mon 'Äì Fri 9AM 'Äì 8PM¬† Sat 'Äì Sun 9AM 'Äì 6PM

MHM Urgent Care (504)218-4853
231 North Carrollton Ave., Ste. B New Orleans, LA 70119
Mon 'Äì Fri 8AM 'Äì 6PM¬† Sat 'Äì Sun Closed

MHM Urgent Care (504)838-3524
2215 Veterans Hwy., Metairie, LA 70002
Mon 'Äì Fri 9AM 'Äì 9PM¬† Sat 'Äì Sun 9AM 'Äì 6:30PM