A chaplain is available for consultation at patient or family
Laboratory and X-rays
It may be necessary to order blood tests, x-rays or other types
of tests to assist in diagnosis and treatment. Lab results
generally take an hour, although your length of stay may increase
when complicated tests or consultations with other specialists
are necessary. Severely ill patients receive first priority for
x-rays which may delay other patients.
You may fill prescriptions at a local pharmacy or at Professional
Center 205 Pharmacy on the AMC campus located in the pavilion.
Hours are 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
We can provide you with locations of other pharmacies, including
The emergency department does not routinely fill
prescriptions or arrange refills from previous visits.
Patients must avoid eating or drinking prior to evaluation, as
this may delay treatment.
Check with emergency staff before using the restroom to determine
the need for a specimen.
Adventist Medical Center maintains a smoke-free environment.
The number of visitors allowed in the emergency treatment area is
limited. This helps maintain privacy for all patients. Visiting
may also be restricted based on the condition of the patient as
well as the numbers of patients in the treatment area.