OyWithThePoodles, RN 1,338 Posts Specializes in Med-surg, school nursing.. Has 10 years experience. Dec 1, 2020 I will also add, there were many times I was sent to the PCU or ICU to take patients. BUT. They didn't have drips or vents, usually walkie talkies that were simply waiting on a transfer to a lower level care floor. They didn't have anything going on that was actually out of my knowledge base (I wasn't trained on drips or vents). We were told that we could certainly take the patients as long as there wasn't anything that needed to be done that we hadn't been checked off on or trained to do.