Primary Care, Emergency Care
Primary Care Provider, Provider Scheduler
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Strength of Evidence
Date Last Reviewed
Human Factors Engineering (HFE), Office of Health Informatics, Veterans Health Administration
Assess and provide a treatment plan for same-day access patient with an acute condition.
Around 0900 in the morning, Cynthia presents at the Emergency Department complaining about burning when she urinates. The ED redirects her to a same day appointment slot in the Primary Care Clinic and Cynthia is scheduled to be seen by her Primary Care Physician at 1100. The PCP then diagnoses and treats her for a urinary tract infection.