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On average, how many patients do you see in the emergency room per shift?

October 22nd, 2021

I would see anywhere from 20 on slow days up to 40 on a crazy day. That was for a 12 hour shift.

September 12th, 2022

Depends if you are in triage, fast track, non emergent or emergent, are the trauma/Code stroke/code blue designated RN for the day.

September 22nd, 2021

Depends on the day and if we have any holds waiting for rooms. Per shift the ER I work for sees about 50 pts so about 100 total for a 24 hr period.

September 13th, 2022

35 to 40 patients

February 9th, 2023

I used to work in ER 10 years ago on day shift we usually start at 6 patients, by the end of the shift I get 12 or more .

September 7th, 2022

20 on per charting listed and 10,000 during a day shift during the holidays a week

July 26th, 2022

On a bad night in the twenties to thirty maybe usually 5 patients or more about x12 hrs. You will be will get children, psych, geriatric , adults, suicides, etoh, violent patients, Mva , minor injuries coughs cold ,Covid , flu to cat bites.Need to know your assessment including cardiac, trauma, resp .Don’t know it don’t take the job. Few places actually train you they let you sink or swim ,

October 24th, 2021

Depends on the trauma level of the facility. Trauma 1's are typically 60-100 beds. Trauma 4's can be as small as 6-8 beds. The Ratio is usually 3:1 or 4:1 per nurse.

October 19th, 2021

Per nurse

October 19th, 2021

Any where from 15 to twenty depending on the flow.

June 14th, 2022

I saw round about 100 patients in emergency room per shift..