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Surgical Trauma ICU

The Surgery Trauma ICU (STICU) is a state of the art twenty-eight bed unit. All of the patient rooms are private with windows to the outside. Four of the rooms provide 360 degree access to patients with overhead arms. The unit has its own satellite pharmacy with 24/7 service, providing rapid medication delivery to the patient's bedside. There is a private, consult room for family conferences with internet access, along with a large open waiting room space.
The STICU is part of a Level One Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons. We provide comprehensive, innovative care to a diverse population of severely injured and critically ill surgical patients. The primary services include: Surgical Trauma, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Transplant Surgery and Surgical Oncology. The complexity of our patients include Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT), complex modes of ventilation, massive transfusion protocol, extensive wound care and post anesthesia care.
A multidisciplinary team including nursing, a clinical nurse specialist, clinical pharmacist, dietician, respiratory therapist, family centered care liaison, chaplain, nurse practitioners, social workers, Critical Care Fellowship, surgical residents and, attending physicians and others provide care collaboratively.
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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
Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center Nursing
1250 East Marshall Street Richmond, Virginia 23298-0510 Updated: 12/21/2011