Name: Chung-Lun Kuo
I am a first year Phd student at COA
Contact address: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan: Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Architecture
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois: Master of Project Management (Construction Management in Civil Engineering)
National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan : Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering
Richard Meier & Partners Architects, New York, NY (2004~2007)
Kallmann Mckinnell & Wood Architects, Boston, MA (2001~2004)
Polshek Partnership Architects, New York, NY (2000~2001)
Professional Licensure: Massachusetts, New York State, and Georgia, NCARB; a member of the AIA (the American Institute of Architects)
ER Homework #1
1) What is in an ED you wrote in class?
- the major issue of ED is how to pay more attention/care to patients physically and mentally as well as how to release the pressure/anxiety of patients, patients' family and friends when they are waiting. People are really scared there.
2) What have you learned today?
- the first-hand ER experience from related professionals.
ER Field Trip Note
1) Registration Process - Checking in; Circulation paths of patients; Security
2) Waiting Process - Waiting order; Waiting time; Re-check; View of waiting room; Decision for accepting patients
3) Triage - Function; # of nurse for a triage
4) Layout of ER - People flow; Adjacency of rooms (radiology, reception, triage, etc.); Security
5) Express care - Exam room; Ambulance entry
6) CDU - Observation/re-evaluation/decision; Room size/room design (patient bed, sink, equipment, seating, etc.)
7) Nurse’s concerns - Daily activities; Care for patients; Computer network; More access to patient care; More education for patients; Utilization of space; Workspace design