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. Do you have to take CCRN exam to stay in ICU?
    by ~passionateSN~ Jul 30, '12
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    RNerd81
  2. Difference between Progressive and Intermediate Care Units
    by bunsterj Apr 17, '10
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    RNDTBP
  3. Silent John
    Article by FMF Corpsman Jul 28, '12
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    FMF Corpsman
  4. Critical Care, that bad?
    by Doctrinaire Jun 28, '12
    9
    Doctrinaire
  5. MEDDDDDDDS
    by Anna-s Jul 14, '12
    1
    RNerd81
  6. Adequate preparation for ICU nursing?
    by Happi2BRN Jul 23, '12
    3
  7. Thoughts on differences in admission criteria/acuity of urban vs rural stepdowns?
    by petraarkanian Jul 10, '12
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    petraarkanian
  8. Talk about a day in the life of a CC Nurse
    by PedsHopeful Jul 12, '12
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    Aryann0916
  9. Running multiple drips into one line
    by IheartICUnursing Jun 15, '12
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    CalvinJ
  10. Critical care/MICU books: Best you've read?
    by elizabethm Jul 9, '12
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    Circejane
  11. Heparin and anemia
    by markgolfa Jun 29, '12
    5
    markgolfa
  12. Forumla for change in Serum K related to change in pH?
    by Mike A. Fungin RN Jul 5, '12
    1
    Sunnysidegirl
  13. ICU Stepdown PCCN certification
    by EMTtoRNinVA Jul 6, '12
    1
    Bec7074
  14. New nurse in ICU (floating to all)
    by khatfield Jul 2, '12
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    Bec7074
  15. ICU website needed
    by RNin Jul 3, '12
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  16. Tracheostomy
    by Latha123 Jul 6, '12
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    Sun0408
  17. UCF's RN-BSN Online Program Input Needed!
    by KD CVICU-RN Mar 23, '11
    1
    MC99
  18. Nursing Humor
    by burghrn Jun 22, '12
    2
    burghrn
  19. Advice re:certifications/training for a student leaning towards critical care?
    by Cohiba Jun 25, '12
    1
    Bec7074
  20. Legal question?/ What would you do?
    • Closed
    by Iseeyou_RN Jul 7, '09
    6
    Iseeyou_RN
  21. Advice needed for a nervous ICU newbie
    by sweet~revenge Jun 15, '12
    7
    marty6001
  22. Should CVVHD be 1:1
    by kristenallene40 Nov 15, '09
    37
    Bec7074
  23. is it appropriate to take ABG sample from dorsal pedis artery?
    by gezaltoshmal Jun 7, '12
    8
    ICU4U
  24. Interpreting EKG Rythym Strips in PICU
    Poll by jbalde Jun 19, '12
  25. Experienced RN seeking ICU residency. Help/Advice!!!
    by amazon050508 May 11, '12
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  26. Advice about getting into critical care
    by BA_anthropology Jun 12, '12
    2
    lurchgriffith
  27. Failing heart...I think...Dobutamine?! Good thinking question
    by jkr2020788 Jun 10, '12
    5
    ckh23
  28. Need ideas to reward nurses that successfully pass their CCRN
    by cjuricek2621 Mar 16, '12
    15
    Biffbradford
  29. ICU opportunity
    by darligma Jun 10, '12
    1
    jkr2020788
  30. Emergency Room?
    by FaithGurl93 May 4, '12
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    jkr2020788
  31. ER & ICU interveiws
    by Nursingluv101 Jun 2, '12
    1
    jkr2020788
  32. I finally found a NIGHT ACLS course
    by c.catherine May 12, '12
    4
    marycarney
  33. Being stopped from going to critical care
    by sonia211 May 11, '11
    6
    xtine618
  34. Unit practice councils
    by taft207 May 26, '12
    2
    xtine618
  35. New Grad: Should I take Med/Tele job or hold out for ICU?
    by NurseMiri May 24, '12
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    Pneumothorax
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