Team nursing in ICU? - page 3
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I am curious to know if anyone uses the team nursing in the ICU and if so what pros and cons do you see.... Read More
- 0Jul 8, '11 by dorie43rnWe have a new Director of Nursing at our hospital and we got word she wants to try this in our ICU. After being run ragged by being so short staffed, it sounds pretty good to us. Heres is what has been explained to me so far. We will have a committee of nurses planning this, me being one of them. Instead of our huge nurses station, we will have "pods." There will be two nurses for four patients, and we will take care of them together. Everything will be within our area to take care of those four patients. When I go to lunch, she's there, and visa versa. What am I missing, its sounds pretty good to me.