Critical illness can be an overwhelming and stressful experience for both patients and their loved ones. In this section you'll find important information if you or a loved one is a patient on the Critical Care Unit.
Patients on this unit are critically ill, unstable, require life support or are in need of continuous monitoring. Critical care nurses are the primary care givers on the unit and provide care 24 hours a day. These nurses have had specialized education and possess the necessary skills, knowledge and critical thinking to ensure patient safety and quality care.