Intensive Care Nursing

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US Navy 030117-N-5996C-003 One of four intensive care units (ICU) aboard Comfort

Through a series of system based topics you will be introduced to current, topical and evidence based approaches in Intensive Care Nursing:

Objectives[edit]

  1. Understand a systematic assessment of the intensive care patient.
  2. Understand systems and therapies in Intensive Care
  3. Interpret and integrate the results of an assessment to inform management strategies.
  4. Discuss current topics and issues in Intensive Care

Your Tasksː Knowledge & Skills To Learn[edit]

  1. Learning objectives for the ICU nurse.

Topics[edit]

  1. Systematic Assessment
  2. Essential Nursing Cares (eye)
  3. Cubicle Safety Checks
  4. Deteriorating Patient Assessment
  5. Airway Adjuncts
  6. Arterial Blood Sampling
  7. Chest X-Ray Interpretation
  8. Neurological Assessment
  9. Prone Position Procedure
  10. Mechanical Ventilator Management
  11. Intra-aortic Balloon Pump(IABP)checklist
  12. Liver Failure
  13. Trauma
  14. End of Life Care in ICU

Terminology[edit]

Intensive Care terms from around the world include ICU, ITU, Critical Care.

Acknowledgments[edit]

This resource was initiated by User:ICUnurses.

ICUnurses (discusscontribs)