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EMS UNIT SCENE DEPARTURE TIME
05-Apr-2007
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Pre-Hospital Information

 

Definition

     The time the unit transporting to your hospital left the scene (the time the

vehicle started moving). 

  • For inter facility transfer patients, this is the time at which the unit

transporting the patient to your facility from the transferring facility

departed from the transferring facility (departure is defined at date/time when the vehicle started

moving).

  • For patients transported from the scene of injury to your hospital, this is the time at which the unit transporting the patient to your facility from the scene departed from the scene (arrival is defined at date/time when the vehicle started moving).

Additional Information

  • Collected as HH:MM.
  • HH:MM should be collected as military time.
  • Used to auto-generate an additional calculated field: Total EMS Scene Time (elapsed time from EMS scene arrival to scene departure).

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