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Emergency Department

Trudy McPherson, RN-Director of Emergency Services
Trudy McPherson, RN-Director of Emergency Services

Uvalde Memorial Hospital has a Level IV trauma center. This department is equipped with 8 beds including 2 trauma rooms, an OB/GYN  and pediatric room.  We have access to 2 helicopters and an on-site helipad. Physician coverage 24/7 and mid-levels Friday thru Monday are staffed.  All ED nurses are ACLS and PALS certified. All RNs within the department are TNCC and ENPC certified. UMH averages 1,450 patients per month(2010).