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. Transition into Trauma Stepdown
    by bewitched 3:34 pm
  2. Can lungs be clear AND diminished?
    by Cvepo 2:15 pm
    1
    EllaBella1
  3. Pencil and paper for CCRN exam?
    by eashton72 May 22
    5
    Luckyyou
  4. 12-Leads on CCRN Exam
    by DNP2020 May 15
    3
    calivianya
  5. What Happens When We Leave Our Dream Job?
    Article by SICUshortCait Jun 4, '15
    16
    DDRN4me
  6. Intensive Care Nursing Role
    by pjsrav May 1
    13
    KarenMS
  7. Do you get a lunch break?
    by beccainabox Apr 1, '11
    7
    Murse_82
  8. Which unit is more manageable for a newbie: MICU or SICU?
    by Workinghard123 May 13
    2
    Julius Seizure
  9. Formulas/Dosages on CCRN
    by DNP2020 May 12
    2
    Cvepo
  10. Liver failure and lactic acid
    by ArmaniX Jan 4
    4
    PresG33
  11. Myoclonus From Sedation
    by SamTansey May 8
    1
    Cvepo
  12. Is anyone else's ICU more like LTAC?
    by ICUchick Feb 5
    16
    Lennonninja
  13. NGT/Intubation
    by gonzo1 May 7
    5
    Cvepo
  14. New grad in ICU
    by LissRN07 Apr 14
    12
    PK_ICU RN
  15. New grad in icu not ready
    by Lizzielizurd Apr 17
    16
    IcUJonSnowed
  16. Experienced RN seeking ICU residency. Help/Advice!!!
    by amazon050508 May 11, '12
    14
    Cvepo
  17. Anesthesia for CPR
    by Rinto Apr 26
    4
    Wile E Coyote
  18. Help! Want to relocate to oh/nky
    by Peach1sas2 May 1
  19. Going from ER to ICU
    by T14WFLY Jun 8, '10
    14
    ICUissmarter
  20. Precepting med-surg nurse
    by Lev <3 Nov 15, '16
    5
    CCU BSN RN
  21. Is Haloperidol Lactate (short acting) INJECTION administered in ICU
    by 2Bee Apr 12
    8
    LovingLife123
  22. Parkland PCU/SICU Residency 2017
    by esrun17 Apr 14
    5
    esrun17
  23. Are 24-Hour Open Visitation Policies a Bad Idea? (Yes)
    Article by TheCommuter Apr 18, '14
    90
    Pixie.RN
  24. CCRN Study tips
    by Chelle2013RN Mar 29
    3
    RedNP
  25. lunch break handoffs
    by bookel Apr 10
    15
    LovingLife123
  26. To suction or not?
    by romantic Apr 10
    10
    LovingLife123
  27. Sterile Water for Enteral Feeding Tubes?
    Poll by med_geek Apr 15, '16
    18
    CCU BSN RN
  28. HELP!?! New in a SICU... already cried... totally terrified
    by jlv613 Apr 5
    29
    AK1975
  29. ICU Autonomy
    by OUxPhys Apr 12
    3
    CCU BSN RN
  30. When to call Rapid Response Team?
    by LUCBSN Mar 12
    25
    MusicGuy

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