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About the Unit
6 Cardiac ICCU at Forsyth Medical Center is a 21 bed mixed cardiac-intermediate telemetry unit. Our intermediate patient population mostly consists of post-operative cardiothoracic surgery & structural heart patients. This patient population includes open heart surgery & thoracotomy patients POD 1, TAVR & VATS surgeries from PACU, and esophagogastrectomy patients. This patient population requires the nurse to maintain a-lines, titratable gtts, BIPAP, trachs, heated high flow, epidurals & PCAs, temporary epicardial pacemakers, blake drains, chest tubes, etc. The cardiothoracic surgery patients downgrade to cardiac telemetry on the unit during their post-op recovery & stay with us until discharge home, accounting for the cardiac telemetry patient population on the unit. In addition, we also take overflow cardiac and medical intermediate patients. Nurse: patient ratios for intermediate patients vary from 1: 3-4. Bedside monitors in all rooms.
Our unit is known for providing exceptional patient care, as reflected in our high patient satisfaction scores, and we are known for how well we mobilize our patients.
Our nurses require high-level critical thinking skills and cardiac knowledge that allows them to confidently care for their patients in a fast-pace environment.
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