NU2ICU V3 logoPRETEST 1 – LOCATION

Stuff you should find or find out about ASAP … and if you haven’t, you should.

NU2ICU knows that in any ICU storage is at a premium and as such equipment, stores and offices are usually scattered and knowing where to find things quickly and efficiently is paramount.  Familiarity with your new surroundings is something you should strive for – any knowledge is power to care better!

LOCATION,  LOCATION,  LOCATION

PRELEARNING ASSESSMENT 1

Where to find
NEW ICU CHARTS or HOW TO ADMIT TO ONLINE SYSTEM
NEXT REQUEST ROSTER
Hospital Guidelines on EPIDURALS, PCAs and CONSENT
DRUG COMPATIBILITY CHART
ICU / HDU MINIMUM STANDARDS
GENERAL PATIENT CARE STORES
STAFF TOILETS AND LOCKERS
EMERGENCY EXITS
CONSULTANT OFFICES
NURSING OFFICES
TEA ROOM
BAY RESTOCKING LEVEL CHECKLISTS
FIRE EXTINGUISHERS / HOSE SYSTEM / FIRE ALARMS
NON-FIXED LIFTERS AND PATIENT CHAIRS
EMERGENCY / INTUBATION TROLLEY

 

Feel free to give this completed list to your Educator or T/L and ask “what have I missed?”

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