Pediatric Cardiac Step Down  

 

Unit Profile 

Unit name

 Pediatric Cardiac Step Down

Patient population

 From birth to 14 years of age, mixed gender

Hours of operation

 24 hours / 7 days per week

Number of beds

 12 operational beds

Occupancy Rate

 100 %

Staff categories

  •  Registered Nurse
  • Unit Assistant
  • Patient Care Technician

Primary patient diagnoses

  •  Multiple / Complex Congenital Cardiac Anomalies for:
  • Diagnostic Procedures
  • Surgical Procedure

Procedures

  •  Hemodynamic Monitoring
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • CPAP
  • Inotrope Support
  • Management of Chest Drains
  • Anticoagulation Therapy
  • IV Therapy
  • Cardiac Specific Medication Management
  • Pre and Post Operative Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Holter Monitoring

Nursing care Delivery system

 Total Patient Care in a Partnership Model 

Last Modified

03-Sep-2014 08:22 AM