COVID-19 turned many hospital units into ICU outnumbering the number of ICU trained nurses. Nurses from different units were mandated to take care of critical care patients without ICU training. AS a result, cross-training to ICU will solve this dilemma. This article describes the benefits of cross-training so that nurses are prepared and will not be subjected to such a situation in case of a public disaster or another pandemic.
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