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. Nursing Student Wondering About ICU...
    by missemerge018 Nov 20
    3
    missemerge018
  2. Parkland SICU
    by mimi90 May 1
    1
    renee940
  3. feeling guilty about blood draw
    by RNexplorer Nov 12
    7
    sslamster
  4. Critical Care Course
    by nurseSM13 Nov 21
  5. Temporal Thermometer Cleaning
    by mrnightinggale Sep 5
    7
  6. ICU RN Report- How does your unit do it?
    by mlr03 Nov 18
    6
    SubSippi
  7. Visitation in Intensive Care Units
    Survey by ashyhendr Nov 16
    1
    ashyhendr
  8. ICU pay differential?
    by Mr. Murse Oct 18
    64
    jamielynn0802
  9. Suggest a book for cicu ?
    by Ttillrn Nov 19
    1
    commonsense
  10. Who else is taking there CCRN soon??
    by ChicagoICURN Nov 7
    20
    Jnurs4
  11. Excessive mouth secretions
    by phedrn Nov 18
    7
    kysmommyrn
  12. Is there a place for non-confrontational nurses in ICU?
    by TurtleLittle Oct 20
    5
    suanna
  13. Why Critical Care?
    by most & big red Oct 19
    6
    Here.I.Stand
  14. Floating non-ICU RN's to ICU!!?
    by Keri29 Nov 3
    19
    delphine22
  15. Surviving ICU/nursing... advice for novice?
    by RNnur Apr 10, '13
    16
    KJDa81
  16. New RN starting in ICU Question
    by foscaute Oct 12
    3
  17. No briefs?! Is this an ICU thing?
    by paramedic-RN Oct 29
    24
    Salter444
  18. ICU especially hard on back?
    12
    Salter444
  19. Mucous aversion, can I overcome
    by Austincb Nov 12
    4
    JeanOfAllTraits
  20. How do you handle emotional codes/deaths?
    by Codeblue1982 Nov 7
    6
  21. Rotoprone bed therapy
    by tattooedrn Nov 2
    4
    GrannyRRT
  22. Feeling alone
    by cgarman Nov 7
    6
    ŽNurse
  23. Are 24-Hour Open Visitation Policies a Bad Idea? (Yes)
    Article by TheCommuter Apr 18
    63
    kayjayess91
  24. Experienced RN seeking ICU residency. Help/Advice!!!
    by amazon050508 May 11, '12
    10
    PrincessO
  25. New grad in ICU...question about sedation and vents
    by bella14k Oct 28
    10
    ŽNurse
  26. PICC line contraindications
    by RNexplorer Nov 6
    6
    RNexplorer
  27. Cardiac Arrest/ MI
    by benmca13 Oct 25
    14
  28. med-surg RN desperately wanting into ICU
    by megRNn Nov 5
    4
    himilayaneyes
  29. Help re: PA catheter care
    by Teddy11 Nov 1
    5
    Teddy11
  30. CCRN exam
    by PActuRN Jul 15, '12
    16
  31. Thinking Of Leaving the ICU for the Operating Room
    by 1stGenRN_ Oct 24
    2
    lidleanjel
  32. NCLEX QUESTION
    Poll by aboodhanoura Nov 4
    2
    TheCommuter
  33. Levophed concentration and hospital policy.
    Poll by calivianya Jun 1
    20
    tattooedrn
  34. Tips for getting into ICU for experienced RNs
    1
    emb92250
  35. New ICU position, little orientation?
    by RNexplorer Oct 30
    5
    RNexplorer

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