RN - Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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The Coronary Care Unit (CCU) provides comprehensive 24-hour nursing care for adult patients requiring intensive care for a condition, which is usually cardiac in origin.

The most common conditions are:

Patients receiving precutaneous interventional procedures for cardiac conditions (PTCA, stent implantation, valvuloplasty, and catheter ablations) are also treated. Additional conditions treated include cardiogenic shock, hypertensive crisis, endocarditis, hemodynamic instability, malfunctioning AICDs and pacemakers.

Frequent Procedures/Services/Functions
The use of nursing process: assessment, planning, interventions, and evaluation are the framework used to direct patient care for the following activities.

Number of Beds: 18 Beds + Procedure Room
Nine single cubicles
One double occupancy cubicle
One three-bedded room
Four private rooms

Nurse Patient Ratio: 1:2 Stable patients
1:1 for very the critically ill (i.e. multiple drips vent, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Intra Aortic Balloon Counter pulsation)



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