I’ve worked on both the floor and intensive care. In both units time management is absolutely essential. However, time management on the floor is very different from time management in critical care. I’m going to go through some tips to help you appropriately managing your time in a critical care setting. I know it […]
Critical Care Nursing
Critical care is one of the most exciting and fast-paced nursing specialties. Here you’ll find resources to evolve your skills in critical care nursing whether you are a new grad or seasoned nurse.
Thinking about becoming a critical care nurse??
An introductory course to critical care nursing is a great way to prepare for this new and intimidating transition. Breakthrough ICU is the premier critical care course for nurses new to ICU.
This guest blog post comes from Natalie Bridges, RN. She’s a critical care nurse who jumped into ICU nursing straight out of school. Below is her guest post about ICU survival for newbies. After my first shift in the Intensive Care Unit, I thought to myself, “maybe this was a mistake.” Not knowing any […]
A central line a catheter placed in a large vein in the neck, chest, or groin. Check out the Wikipedia definition for some good pics and different types of central lines. Typically, patients who need these are in a critical care environment, but when they get out to the floor, they still will have their […]
Nurses, I know how confusing Heparin and Coumadin lab monitoring can be. This guide will break them down, explain what they are, and help you understand it all. This post contains affiliate links This is informational only, always follow your hospital’s policies and procedures Nursing Tips for Heparin and Coumadin Lab Monitoring Something […]