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Neuro Critical Care Unit (Zayed 3 W)

Comprehensive critical care for patients with complex neurological disorders and disease processes. This includes the management of neurology and neurosurgical  patients. Diagnoses include traumatic injuries to the brain and spinal cord, tumors of the CNS, spinal disorders, cerebrovascular disorders, hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke, cerebral aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations,  neuromuscular  diseases, status epilepticus, infectious diseases of the CNS. Interventions include advanced neurological  assessment and monitoring, monitoring of intracranial pressure, comprehensive cardiac monitoring, ventilatory support, continuous renal replacement therapies, EEG monitoring

Patient Population

  • Adolescent to geriatric

Number of Beds

  • 24

Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • 1:2 or 1:1

New Grad RN Orientation Length

  • 4 months
 
 

A Critical Calling

Nursing practice at its best on a busy intensive care unit

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ANCC Magnet Recognition

Magnet Site Visit Announced

The Johns Hopkins Department of Nursing will host appraisers from the Magnet Recognition Program from 9/9-11/2013.

Public Notice of Site Visit