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 | edit source]

  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 | edit source]

  1. Learning objectives for the ICU nurse.

Topics[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

  1. Systematic Assessment
  2. Deteriorating Patient Assessment
  3. End of Life Care in ICU
  4. Cubicle Safety Checks

Neurological[edit | edit source]

  1. Neurological Assessment

Cardiovascular[edit | edit source]

  1. Intra-aortic Balloon Pump(IABP)checklist

Pulmonary[edit | edit source]

  1. Airway Adjuncts
  2. Mechanical Ventilator Management
  3. Prone Position Procedure

Gastrointestinal[edit | edit source]

  1. Liver Failure

Genitourinary[edit | edit source]

  1. Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy

Multisystem[edit | edit source]

  1. Sepsis Scenarios
  2. Trauma
  3. Essential Nursing Cares (eye)

Diagnostic/Laboratory[edit | edit source]

  1. Arterial Blood Sampling
  2. Chest X-Ray Interpretation

Terminology[edit | edit source]

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

Acknowledgments[edit | edit source]

This resource was initiated by User:ICUnurses.

ICUnurses (discusscontribs)