1-5. SPECIAL ADMISSION PROCEDURES
a. Emergency Admissions. The procedures are somewhat different in an
emergency situation. The procedures include the following:
Sending the patient directly to the ward or treatment area.
Logging in the registered number log book (covered in a later
Obtaining admission data later, but as soon as possible.
b. Disaster Situation Admission. A local standing operating procedure for
disasters is required. Each item required for processing patients is generally in
prenumbered packets for use in disaster processing. The local SOP is followed.
c. Transfer Admission.
The procedures for processing transfer admissions
Sending litter patients directly to the ward.
Processing ambulatory patients through the AAD section.
Sending Copy 2 of DA Form 3647 (Inpatient Treatment Record
Cover Sheet) to the patient administration division.
Sending X-rays to the physician or x-ray department as
Sending the inpatient treatment record to the attending physician.
1-6. AAD PERSONNEL/PATIENT RELATIONS
a. Admission Procedure. As stated in the first paragraph of this lesson, the
reception given by professional and administrative personnel when a patient first enters the
hospital strongly influences the patient's attitude toward the hospital and the medical care
(1) Admission clerk. One of the first persons that the patient meets is the
admission clerk. The first impression of AAD personnel will involve courtesy, friendliness,
competence, and neatness. You must be aware of these important areas of standards.