CARE PROFESSIONAL TIER FOR EMERGENCY CARE

The tier of CARE PROFESSIONAL treating the PATIENT during an Emergency Care Attendance.

The CARE PROFESSIONAL TIERS FOR EMERGENCY CARE are defined in the Royal College of Emergency Medicine Guidelines for Medical and Practitioner Staffing in Emergency Departments. See the Royal College of Emergency Medicine website at: Medical and Practitioner Workforce Guidance.

National Codes:

01Require complete supervision. All PATIENTS must be signed off by a senior CARE PROFESSIONAL before admission or discharge
02Require access to advice or direct supervision, or practice independently but with limited scope
03More senior/experienced CARE PROFESSIONALS, requiring less direct supervision.  Fewer limitations in scope of practice
04Senior CARE PROFESSIONALS able to supervise an Emergency Care Department alone with remote support.  Possess some extended skills.  Full scope of practice
05Senior CARE PROFESSIONALS (CONSULTANTS) with accredited advanced qualifications in Emergency Medicine.  Full set of extended skills.  Full scope of practice
 

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