Neuroscience Critical Care Unit (NCCU)
Residents rotating in the Neuroscience Critical Care Unit (NCCU) are part of a multidisciplinary team providing around-the-clock intensivist-led care to critically ill patients with medical and surgical neurologic disorders This four-week block is not required, but can be taken to satisfy one of the four required ICU months. The resident rotating in the NCCU cares for all patients under the direct supervision of an attending or fellow intensivist in residence in collaboration with the NCCU staff. During this rotation, residents learn to manage patients who have undergone intracranial and spinal surgery and those who have suffered stroke or traumatic brain injury. This is a great opportunity to gain comprehensive experience in the perioperative, non-OR based management of neurosurgical patients.
There is a fellowship in Neurocritical Care offered through ACCM, for more information click here
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