The Emergency Department at UPMC Kane provides emergency medicine services to patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Each year, our department serves thousands across a six-county area.
Types of Injuries and Illnesses
The UPMC Kane Emergency Department treats a variety of minor and major injuries or illnesses. Common symptoms that indicate a possible medical emergency include:
- Difficulty breathing
- Constant pain
- Deep cuts or abrasions
- Possible broken bones
- Stroke symptoms, such as slurred speech, severe headaches, or weakness on one side of the body
- Chest pain
If you are experiencing a life-threatening injury or illness, please call 911.
The department is staffed with board-certified UPMC Hamot emergency physicians alongside other certified UPMC Kane personnel. Staff training and certifications include:
- Basic Life Support
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Advanced Trauma Life Support
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
- Medical Command Certification
- Emergency Nurse Certification
- Basic Trauma Life Support
- Trauma Nursing Core Provider
Visiting our Emergency Department
When you arrive at the Emergency Department you will be seen by the emergency room nurse, who will perform a brief triage assessment of your complaint, medical history, vital signs, and allergies. If your condition is serious, you will receive care immediately upon presentation.
A physician will then take a detailed history and perform a physical examination to evaluate your condition. It may be necessary to organize blood tests, x-rays, or other tests.
Following the clinical and laboratory evaluation, a management plan will be discussed with you.
UPMC Kane Emergency Department
4372 Route 6
Kane, PA 16735