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Acute Care Surgery

Acute Care Surgery is a 28-bed surgical unit with 14 Progressive Care beds that specializes in the care of the vascular, plastics, urology and general surgery patient populations in both the pre and post-operative phase of their hospitalization. Adolescent, adult and geriatric patients weighing more than 30kgs are eligible for admission to the unit.

The Acute Care Surgery unit consists of all private rooms, two negative pressure rooms and two "warm" rooms in which room temperature can be maintained at or above 80 degrees Fahrenheit for medical purposes.

Vascular Surgery
North 9 Vascular Surgery is a 20-bed surgical unit with four step-down beds that specializes in the care of the vascular populations in both the pre- and post-operative phase of their hospitalization. Adolescent, adult and geriatric patients weighing more than 30kgs are eligible for admission to the unit.
The vascular surgery procedures may include:
carotid endarterectomy,
abdominal aneurysm repair,
lower extremity revascularization,
amputation,
wound debridement,
vascular trauma and
arteriovenous fistula thrombectomy and placement.

 
 

 

 

 

 

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October 5, 2012
Conference: Steppingstones to Excellence in Wound Care

October 10, 2012
Conference: 6th Annual Pediatric & Neonatal Conference for Acute and Critical Care Nurses

November 16, 2012
Conference: 13th Annual Heart Matters

 

 

 

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Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center Nursing
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