- Supporting Lifelong Learning and Competency Development. Reu, Peggy; Maple, Kelly // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2003, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p136
Assesses the skill and competency requirements for critical care nurses in the U.S. Significance of nurse competency in critical care; Responsibilities of a critical care nurse; Approaches to enhance competency development for nurses.
- The role of the critical care nurse in the delivery of bad news. Peel, Nicholas // British Journal of Nursing;9/11/2003, Vol. 12 Issue 16, p966
Studies the role of nurses in delivering bad news in relation to critical care patients and their families. Use of reliable and valid assessment tool based on Leske's Inventory that will enable the nurse to prioritize the needs of each family at a stressful time; Key training of critical care...
- CME/CNE Questions. // Critical Care Alert;Sep2012, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p48
A Critical Care Alert Continuing Medical Education (CME)/Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) quiz is presented.
- CME/CNE Questions. // Critical Care Alert;Nov2012, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p64
A Critical Care Alert continuing medical education/continuing nursing education (CME/CNE) quiz is presented.
- SESSION 14: EDUCATION AND COMPETENCY: Competencies for postgraduate critical care nurses: developing a tool for the evaluation of nurses' perceptions. // CONNECT: The World of Critical Care Nursing;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p51
An abstract of the article "Competencies for postgraduate critical care nurses: developing a tool for the evaluation of nurses' perceptions," by Maria Hadjibalassi and colleagues is presented.
- The stressors of nurses of critical care units. Aghamohammadi, Masoomeh; Karimollahi, Mansooreh // Annals of General Psychiatry;2008 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, Special section p1
Background Critical care units are the most sensitive professional units of hospital, and one of the stressors in nursing profession is working in these units. Observing dying patients, doing more work, communicational problems and other environmental factors are the main problems of these...
- Making the Move: From Bedside to Camera-Side. Goran, Susan F. // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2012, Vol. 32 Issue 1, pe20
The tele-intensive care unit (tele-ICU) uses sophisticated telemedicine technology and a remote team of critical care experts, including nurses, to provide continuous monitoring, assessment, and interventional services to a large number of patients across multiple ICUs. This new practice...
- Nursing attendants in the ICU? You bet! Raffensberger, Donelle // RN;Dec92, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p17
Proposes that nursing attendants could be assigned to patient care duties to solve the shortage of critical-care nurses. Three main functions of nursing attendants; Importance of communication between registered nurses and nursing attendants.
- New Graduates. Nibert, Ainslie T. // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2003, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p47
Discusses the need to recruit new graduates into critical care nursing positions and to alleviate the shortage of nurses in the U.S. Reason for the declining interest in nursing; Role of critical care nursing preceptors in helping students achieve success on the National Council Licensure...
- Addition of Acute Care Nurse Practitioners to Medical and Surgical Rapid Response Teams: A Pilot Project. KAPU, APRIL N.; WHEELER, ARTHUR P.; LEE, BYRON // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2014, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p51
BACKGROUND: Vanderbilt University Hospital's original rapid response team included a critical care charge nurse and a respiratory therapist. A frequently identified barrier to care was the time delay between arrival of the rapid response team and arrival of the primary health care team....