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Medical Emergency



WHAT YOU SHOULD DO

  1. If you are injured or encounter someone who is injured, call the Tulane Police emergency line.  Tulane Police Emergency Numbers are:
  • Tulane National Primate Center Police emergency:  985-871-6411
  • Tulane Downtown Campus Police emergency: 504-988-5555
  • Tulane Uptown Campus Police emergency: 504-865-5200, or pick-up the nearest emergency blue-light phone.
  • Other Campuses: Call 911
  1. Give the TUPD Dispatcher your name.
  2. Give the TUPD Dispatcher your exact location and any information you have regarding the injury.
  3. Stay with the injured person until TUPD and EMS arrives.
  4. DO NOT attempt to render first aid or medical care unless you are trained to do so.
  5. Remain calm and tell the injured person (even if they appear to be unconscious) that help is on the way.

WHAT WILL HAPPEN

  1. TUPD will immediately dispatch officers to the scene.
  2. TUPD Dispatch will activate Tulane EMS and/or NO EMS.
  3. TUPD will establish on-scene command and coordinate all responding agencies.
  4. TEMS and/or EMS will care for the injured upon arrival.



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Citation information:

Page accessed: Friday, November 28, 2014
Page URL: http://tulane.edu/emergency/preparedness/medical-emergency.cfm

Emergency Management, Tulane University, 327 Gibson Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8370 website@tulane.edu