Critical Care Nursing

Begin reading thousands of high level critical care nursing discussions with nurses in your specialty. Here you can post questions or comments that pertain to ICU nursing that might cross over from SICU to MICU to CCU or any other specialized ICU. Some topics that have been discussed include nurse/pt ratio, types of equipment, vent weaning, and meds specific to ICU.

  1. Trach dislodgement
    by MatthewBSNRN 1:46 am
    1
    big al lpn
  2. Short ICU Interview - good or bad?
    by RNexplorer Nov 25
    11
    ohioSICUrn
  3. Joint commission and their ridiculous mandates
    by nightdove Nov 24
    15
    nightdove
  4. critical care internship for ADN new grad in Florida
    by Aloma7 Nov 27
  5. The use of LPN's in ICU CCU
    by RNParamedic911 Nov 27
  6. Are 24-Hour Open Visitation Policies a Bad Idea? (Yes)
    Article by TheCommuter Apr 18
    64
    Morguein
  7. New RN starting in ICU Question
    by foscaute Oct 12
    5
    ICUman
  8. No briefs?! Is this an ICU thing?
    by paramedic-RN Oct 29
    26
    CandiceNTexas
  9. Is there a place for non-confrontational nurses in ICU?
    by TurtleLittle Oct 20
    6
    CandiceNTexas
  10. feeling guilty about blood draw
    by RNexplorer Nov 12
    9
    RNexplorer
  11. Nursing Student Wondering About ICU...
    by missemerge018 Nov 20
    4
    Salter444
  12. Why Critical Care?
    by most & big red Oct 19
    8
    AmyRN303
  13. Parkland SICU
    by mimi90 May 1
    1
    renee940
  14. Critical Care Course
    by nurseSM13 Nov 21
  15. Temporal Thermometer Cleaning
    by mrnightinggale Sep 5
    7
  16. ICU RN Report- How does your unit do it?
    by mlr03 Nov 18
    6
    SubSippi
  17. Visitation in Intensive Care Units
    Survey by ashyhendr Nov 16
    1
    ashyhendr
  18. ICU pay differential?
    by Mr. Murse Oct 18
    64
    jamielynn0802
  19. Suggest a book for cicu ?
    by Ttillrn Nov 19
    1
    commonsense
  20. Who else is taking there CCRN soon??
    by ChicagoICURN Nov 7
    20
    Jnurs4
  21. Excessive mouth secretions
    by phedrn Nov 18
    7
    kysmommyrn
  22. Floating non-ICU RN's to ICU!!?
    by Keri29 Nov 3
    19
    delphine22
  23. Surviving ICU/nursing... advice for novice?
    by RNnur Apr 10, '13
    16
    KJDa81
  24. ICU especially hard on back?
    12
    Salter444
  25. Mucous aversion, can I overcome
    by Austincb Nov 12
    4
    JeanOfAllTraits
  26. How do you handle emotional codes/deaths?
    by Codeblue1982 Nov 7
    6
  27. Rotoprone bed therapy
    by tattooedrn Nov 2
    4
    GrannyRRT
  28. Feeling alone
    by cgarman Nov 7
    6
    ŽNurse
  29. Experienced RN seeking ICU residency. Help/Advice!!!
    by amazon050508 May 11, '12
    10
    PrincessO
  30. New grad in ICU...question about sedation and vents
    by bella14k Oct 28
    10
    ŽNurse
  31. PICC line contraindications
    by RNexplorer Nov 6
    6
    RNexplorer
  32. Cardiac Arrest/ MI
    by benmca13 Oct 25
    14
  33. med-surg RN desperately wanting into ICU
    by megRNn Nov 5
    4
    himilayaneyes
  34. Help re: PA catheter care
    by Teddy11 Nov 1
    5
    Teddy11
  35. CCRN exam
    by PActuRN Jul 15, '12
    16

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