Emergency Services at Hasbro Children's Hospital
Hasbro Children's Hospital
For Referrals or for More Information
Call 401-444-4900 to speak with the referral nurse or a pediatric emergency medicine physician.
For Transfers to the Hasbro Emergency Department
Providers: call 401-444-3000 to speak with Rhode Island Hospital transport and access staff to arrange transfer, transport and/or physician consultation.
The Pediatric Emergency Department (ED) at Hasbro Children’s Hospital is the only emergency department in the region dedicated to the emergent and urgent medical needs of children and adolescents, caring for children and adolescents from birth to age 18 and beyond. With over 53,000 visits per year, the Hasbro emergency department provides a significant proportion of the emergency and pediatric referral care to families in RI and surrounding regions.
As the regional tertiary care children’s hospital and Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center, the Hasbro ED is staffed 24 hours a day by board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physicians and pediatric emergency nurses with access to pediatric surgeons and other pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists.
The Hasbro Hasbro Children’s Hospital Emergency Department provides pediatric emergency care, acute critical care and stabilization, as well as:
- Pediatric subspecialty medical and surgical care
- Level 1 pediatric trauma and burn care
- Pediatric emergency psychiatric and behavioral services
- Pediatric acute sedation services
- Pediatric observation Care in a dedicated Clinical Decision Unit
- Pediatric support services
- Interpreter and social work services
- Child Life Services and an emergency department art program
For many families in the region, the Hasbro ED is a major access point to Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Bradley Hospital and other services in the region. Over 75 percent of the admissions to Hasbro Children’s Hospital originate from the Hasbro ED helping to make it the front door to the hospital because of accessibility and the high quality of care.
The Hasbro emergency department is the academic teaching site for pediatric emergency medicine for the Lifespan/Brown-Affiliated ACGME residencies in pediatrics and emergency medicine and for the Alpert medical school and Family Practice residency of Brown University. The department also supports a longstanding ACGME fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine. Pediatric emergency medicine faculty serve to provide leadership for the Lifespan Medical Simulation Center and play a significant role in the education of community medical and EMS providers in preparing for and providing emergency care to children.
The Hasbro Emergency Department comprises 18,700 square feet and is a staffed by 25 full-time pediatric emergency physicians, three pediatricians, 12 pediatric advanced practice providers as well as pediatric emergency certified nurses and sees more than 53,000 patients a year. It offers a dedicated space for sedation, behavioral health, family waiting, a rapid treatment unit and has a six-bed clinical decision unit (CDU) for patients requiring periods of longer emergency department observation and is adjacent to the emergency department.
The facility includes:
- 24 individual treatment rooms
- 2-patient critical care area
- 4-bed emergency department transition unit
- 5-bed rapid treatment unit
- Dedicated diagnostic imaging capabilities
- Private Family Room
- 6-bed clinical decision unit
The Center for Pediatric Imaging and Sedation Center is located next to the Hasbro emergency department and, in addition, a radiology suite is located within the department. Both areas enable us to provide our patients fast easy access to acute radiology services.