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. Help!!
    by CTICU-RN Oct 22, '13
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    CTICU-RN
  2. Dont ever want to do critical care ... Afraid of it?
    by trein Sep 21, '13
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    trauma_icu_rn
  3. Rapid response team nurses using I-stats
    by gardendigger Oct 21, '13
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    gardendigger
  4. A Question RE: Nurses and Codes
    by nurseclairebear Oct 9, '13
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    Kitesurfing bum
  5. Which ICU To work at, which one would you choose
    by mizznurse Aug 22, '13
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    hariom85
  6. New Grad - Critcal Care interview advice
    by thestonester Oct 18, '13
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    isaacgnz
  7. Why do Critical Care nurses look down their noses at Med-Surg nurses?
    by marisatheresa Jul 5, '12
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    TrevyRN
  8. Bolus of saline
    • Closed
    by voltesjunjun86 Oct 17, '13
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    VickyRN
  9. New Grad, coworkers have been rude to patients
    by my_purpose Oct 7, '13
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    Sippie
  10. What is a regular float/vacation relief position?
    by FoxyCanuck Oct 12, '13
  11. a pseudo job offer?
    by hopefulSN Sep 25, '13
    6
    hopefulSN
  12. Question: AMBU vs. Ventilator
    by etymed Sep 30, '13
    10
    TraumaSurfer
  13. New ICU position
    by Livinnlovin Oct 9, '13
  14. Critical Care PBDS
    by CTVU28 Oct 8, '13
  15. How do you update families in your ICU?
    by psu4hld Sep 21, '13
    7
    katierobin23
  16. calling all ICU nurses!
    by urgentcarenurseRN Sep 26, '13
    6
    Nalon1 RN/EMT-P
  17. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Guidelines
    by HLS2010 Sep 23, '13
    7
    dh07RN
  18. Becoming a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    by ElaineT Sep 22, '13
    4
    ElaineT
  19. Words of wisdom for a new grad starting in the ICU?
    by bmendi Sep 13, '13
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    bmendi
  20. I have no confidence in myself!
    by greyL Sep 19, '13
    5
    twinmommy+2
  21. New nurse in ICU...help!
    by JesiD Jun 6, '13
    7
    Biffbradford
  22. New RN wants to transition to Critical Care.
    by Racie T Sep 15, '13
    2
    Biffbradford
  23. ACNP then CRNA???
    by erwindt Sep 15, '13
    1
    KyleLVN
  24. Passed CCRN after failing!
    by Lovelymo79 Sep 2, '13
    4
  25. Getting an ICU position as first job
    by seconddegreebsn1 Aug 26, '13
    12
    nursed40
  26. Visitors that are drinking in patient rooms......What do I do?
    by innocence13 Aug 17, '13
    19
    cnaginth411376
  27. Calling all new grads/new to the ICU starting Feb. 2013!!!!
    by C H I C A G O_RN Jan 29, '13
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    ktliz
  28. Solving ICU Shortages with Actively Experienced staff = A Travel RN has Autonomy
    by Stacie Hope RN Sep 9, '13
  29. New Grad 3 weeks into orientation. How independent should I be by now?
    by greyL Sep 3, '13
    5
    Biffbradford
  30. BKAT-Critical Care
    by cgolden19 Jan 9, '12
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    jacobyme
  31. asked to be on our code blue committee
    by SNB1014 Aug 24, '13
    1
    BeeGeeRN
  32. Anyone using the NICOM monitors?
    by SummitRN Aug 9, '13
    2
    cedybug
  33. NCLEX and ICU/CCU Panel Interview
    by msririnalle Aug 22, '13
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    msririnalle
  34. How to be a successful New Grad in ICU
    by greyL Jul 12, '13
    10
    mizznurse
  35. Documentation in ICU
    by OnlybyHisgraceRN Jul 3, '12
    11
    smarine123
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