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.

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  1. First Nursing Job EVER and in ICU
    by alexisrios1 Aug 10, '12
  2. Treating the ABG
    by EMTtoRNinVA Aug 6, '12
    3
    EMTtoRNinVA
  3. How do you maintain a cooperative relationship with colleagues?
    by Youngest Aug 8, '12
    1
    Melina
  4. Need tips on establishing a compassionate environment for patients
    by Youngest Aug 8, '12
  5. Identifying patient care requirements - any advice on challenges new grads face?
    by Youngest Aug 8, '12
  6. ICU preceptorship
    by RNbethy Aug 6, '12
    3
    eCCU
  7. 24 hour visiting
    by ICU4U Jun 19, '12
    14
    NicuGal
  8. ER RN to ICU?
    by Dbb82 May 13, '12
    6
    PMFB-RN
  9. New Grads to ICU- your opinion
    by emmarin-2003 Jun 7, '12
    11
    raedar63
  10. What would you have done?
    by cm8816 Aug 1, '12
    4
    cm8816
  11. How to study for compass!!!!
    by cry25 Aug 2, '12
  12. Do you have to take CCRN exam to stay in ICU?
    by ~passionateSN~ Jul 30, '12
    4
    RNerd81
  13. Difference between Progressive and Intermediate Care Units
    by bunsterj Apr 17, '10
    4
    RNDTBP
  14. Silent John
    Article by FMF Corpsman Jul 28, '12
    10
    FMF Corpsman
  15. Critical Care, that bad?
    by Doctrinaire Jun 28, '12
    9
    Doctrinaire
  16. MEDDDDDDDS
    by Anna-s Jul 14, '12
    1
    RNerd81
  17. Adequate preparation for ICU nursing?
    by Happi2BRN Jul 23, '12
    3
  18. Thoughts on differences in admission criteria/acuity of urban vs rural stepdowns?
    by petraarkanian Jul 10, '12
    4
    petraarkanian
  19. Talk about a day in the life of a CC Nurse
    by PedsHopeful Jul 12, '12
    1
    Aryann0916
  20. Running multiple drips into one line
    by IheartICUnursing Jun 15, '12
    13
    CalvinJ
  21. Critical care/MICU books: Best you've read?
    by elizabethm Jul 9, '12
    1
    Circejane
  22. Heparin and anemia
    by markgolfa Jun 29, '12
    5
    markgolfa
  23. Forumla for change in Serum K related to change in pH?
    by Mike A. Fungin RN Jul 5, '12
    1
    Sunnysidegirl
  24. ICU Stepdown PCCN certification
    by EMTtoRNinVA Jul 6, '12
    1
    Bec7074
  25. New nurse in ICU (floating to all)
    by khatfield Jul 2, '12
    6
    Bec7074
  26. ICU website needed
    by RNin Jul 3, '12
    5
  27. Tracheostomy
    by Latha123 Jul 6, '12
    1
    Sun0408
  28. UCF's RN-BSN Online Program Input Needed!
    by KD CVICU-RN Mar 23, '11
    1
    MC99
  29. Nursing Humor
    by burghrn Jun 22, '12
    2
    burghrn
  30. Advice re:certifications/training for a student leaning towards critical care?
    by jvencius Jun 25, '12
    1
    Bec7074
  31. Legal question?/ What would you do?
    • Closed
    by Iseeyou_RN Jul 7, '09
    6
    Iseeyou_RN
  32. Advice needed for a nervous ICU newbie
    by sweet~revenge Jun 15, '12
    7
    marty6001
  33. Should CVVHD be 1:1
    by kristenallene40 Nov 15, '09
    37
    Bec7074
  34. is it appropriate to take ABG sample from dorsal pedis artery?
    by gezaltoshmal Jun 7, '12
    8
    ICU4U
  35. Interpreting EKG Rythym Strips in PICU
    Poll by jbalde Jun 19, '12
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