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.

CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac

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Tell me about your first pt to code... by cancer.sucks

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"Taking a verbal" = writing your own... by delphine22

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Level III to Level IV by littlepeopleRNICU

Neuro Intensive Care Nursing

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New Neuro Nurse Here! by RubberDuckieLove

PICU Nursing / Pediatric

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Terrible shift! by meanmaryjean

Trauma ICU

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oral health in the ICU by applewhitern

Burn ICU / Burn Unit Critical Care

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Interview HELP! by Ron N

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all nurses prize winners by tnbutterfly

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  1. Advice Please!
    by CTICU-RN Nov 13, '13
    3
    SticU <3
  2. Comfortable in ICU
    by ododi Nov 17, '13
    4
    Sugarcoma
  3. Antibiotic initiation/effectiveness
    by 1fastRN Nov 9, '13
    16
    Sugarcoma
  4. Pigeon holed in to Neuro ICU?
    by bellnurse502 Nov 17, '13
  5. New(ish) Nurse in ICU
    by nikkole318 Nov 9, '13
    3
    Esme12
  6. Unit Base Council
    by cardiac<3 Nov 13, '13
  7. Thank you to the amazing preceptors
    by tigerRN2013 Nov 7, '13
    3
  8. Transferring to ICU?
    by jamielynn0802 Nov 12, '13
    2
    Lennonninja
  9. Morton Plant ICU
    by chica1 Aug 7, '12
    2
    BrendaH84
  10. Need advice about ICU job switch!
    by KBICU Sep 28, '13
    2
    KBICU
  11. Sedation Policies
    by kp616 Apr 14, '13
    8
    MunoRN
  12. Pros and Cons of Specialty
    by graceholland Oct 29, '13
  13. HELP with ABGs and Correction by Ventilatory Settings
    by nursingitup9 Oct 27, '13
    12
    TraumaSurfer
  14. hypoxic
    • Closed
    by extremekrt Oct 28, '13
    2
    Silverdragon102
  15. MSN Capstone - Survey- Factors associated with the Assault of Critical Care Staff
    • Closed
    Research by peaseofcake Oct 17, '13
    1
    peaseofcake
  16. Help!!
    by CTICU-RN Oct 22, '13
    2
    CTICU-RN
  17. Dont ever want to do critical care ... Afraid of it?
    by trein Sep 21, '13
    17
    trauma_icu_rn
  18. Rapid response team nurses using I-stats
    by gardendigger Oct 21, '13
    4
    gardendigger
  19. A Question RE: Nurses and Codes
    by nurseclairebear Oct 9, '13
    3
    Kitesurfing bum
  20. Which ICU To work at, which one would you choose
    by mizznurse Aug 22, '13
    8
    hariom85
  21. New Grad - Critcal Care interview advice
    by thestonester Oct 18, '13
    1
    isaacgnz
  22. Why do Critical Care nurses look down their noses at Med-Surg nurses?
    by marisatheresa Jul 5, '12
    58
    TrevyRN
  23. Bolus of saline
    • Closed
    by voltesjunjun86 Oct 17, '13
    2
    VickyRN
  24. New Grad, coworkers have been rude to patients
    by my_purpose Oct 7, '13
    8
    Sippie
  25. What is a regular float/vacation relief position?
    by FoxyCanuck Oct 12, '13
  26. a pseudo job offer?
    by hopefulSN Sep 25, '13
    6
    hopefulSN
  27. Question: AMBU vs. Ventilator
    by etymed Sep 30, '13
    10
    TraumaSurfer
  28. New ICU position
    by Livinnlovin Oct 9, '13
  29. Critical Care PBDS
    by CTVU28 Oct 8, '13
  30. How do you update families in your ICU?
    by psu4hld Sep 21, '13
    7
    katierobin23
  31. calling all ICU nurses!
    by urgentcarenurseRN Sep 26, '13
    6
    Nalon1 RN/EMT-P
  32. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy Guidelines
    by HLS2010 Sep 23, '13
    7
    dh07RN
  33. Becoming a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
    by ElaineT Sep 22, '13
    4
    ElaineT
  34. Words of wisdom for a new grad starting in the ICU?
    by bmendi Sep 13, '13
    12
    bmendi
  35. I have no confidence in myself!
    by greyL Sep 19, '13
    5
    twinmommy+2
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