Critical Care Nursing

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. Passing the CCRN
    by AFnurse211 Jul 22
    3
    tprkt
  2. Are 24-Hour Open Visitation Policies a Bad Idea? (Yes)
    Article by TheCommuter Apr 18, '14
    80
    imbatz
  3. Baby RN's running ICU?!!
    by kmarieCCRN Dec 5, '14
    86
    imbatz
  4. Meg surg certification and transferring to ICU
    by Auri86 Jul 15
    1
    tcvnurse
  5. CCRN Study: So confused on dead space vs. shunt
    by sunnybabe Jul 21
    2
    sunnybabe
  6. No more fingersticks in ICU?
    by ccer99 Jun 16, '15
    18
    benmca13
  7. Hi
    Hi
    Moved by Augustin augus Jul 20
  8. New grad wants to QUIT first job, PLEASE HELP.
    by WowzersRN Jun 25
    20
    Lev <3
  9. Nurses Have Feelings Too
    Article by wkndnrse Dec 23, '15
    12
    Aliciaann
  10. Transferring fron Med-Surg/Tele to ICU advice please
    by tele queen Jul 15
    4
    weirdscience
  11. Use of backup saline infusions for medication infusions in ICU
    by taif1 Jul 4
    14
    weirdscience
  12. Was this a blood transfusion reaction?
    by blahblahblah172 Jul 14
    7
    spacemonkey15
  13. Why does it seem like nurses are so "clique"
    by Jeskimo29 Jul 17
  14. RN Anesthesia job, where else have you seen it?
    by MIRN923 Jul 15
    1
    offlabel
  15. Hands off my vent!!
    by adventure_rn Jun 28
    45
    Vana21
  16. Womp, womp, womp...
    by TheBlackDogWaits Jun 28
    9
    Orphan RN
  17. Calibrate at Phlebostatic axis?
    by JayJ10 Jul 8
    5
    offlabel
  18. Floor to ICU
    by chacha82 May 28
    6
    BelleMorteRN
  19. Limiting Medical Care for the Elderly
    Article by eschom04 May 3, '12
    11
    spacemonkey15
  20. Brain Death/Support
    by scheeh73 Jul 3
    11
    sarlou
  21. New to ICU. What do you hate to see a new ICU nurse do?
    by IPMC15 Jul 4
    35
  22. PEEP and blood pressure/other hemodynamics
    by sunnybabe Mar 23
    19
    offlabel
  23. Continous Infusion Audit Form
    by DerekDoug Jul 9
    1
    MaxAttack
  24. Treat the patient, not the monitor
    by offlabel Apr 19
    17
    tcvnurse
  25. Wanting back to ICU bedside
    by Jvilleredhead22 Jul 6
    3
    Jvilleredhead22
  26. Time management tips for new critical care nurses
    Article by nursey246 Apr 30, '14
    27
    us2uk4u
  27. CCRN exam
    by PActuRN Jul 15, '12
    22
    iceyv3
  28. What was your practice scores for CCRN prep?
    by SebassRN Jun 9
    11
    SebassRN
  29. Will paramedic be useful for ICU job?
    by BradS Jun 18
    18
    Thedevinestman
  30. ICU psychosis
    by perretrn Jun 21
    2
    Thedevinestman
  31. Interpersonal skills during a code
    by RNexplorer Jun 20
    10
    Ruby Vee
  32. CCRN
    by cardiacxo Jun 11
    14
    iceyv3
  33. anion gap acidosis
    FAQs by cassmorin Jun 9
    19
    NursePooda
  34. Help needed--Charge/Triage Nurse Roles and Policy
    by cicugirl Jun 28
  35. Versed IV push or Ativan IVP
    by icumurse1122 Jun 15
    14
    Greenclip

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