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Critical Care Nursing

Critical Care Nursing
The Ohio State University


Foremost in critical care

  • Ranked a "Best Performer" In University Healthcare Consortium Adult ICU Benchmark study
  • Central Ohio's first re-designated Magnet hospitals - University Hospital and Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital
  • One of only two Level I trauma centers in central Ohio
  • The only adult burn unit in central Ohio
  • Level III NICU for premature and critically ill infants
  • The only adult solid organ transplant program in central Ohio
  • 25 board-certified intensivists - pulmonary, surgery and anesthesiology
  • Home to 17 of central Ohio's 19 "Best Doctors in America" in pulmonary medicine
  • Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's Best Hospitals for respiratory disorders


Optimal care

  • Low nurse-to-patient ratios, providing rewarding relational experiences and improved continuity of care
  • Positive culture built upon shared values of trust, integrity and teamwork in an interdisciplinary team environment in which nursing input is sought and desired
  • Designated one of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's six signature programs
  • Planned expansion of critical care medicine with the construction of a Critical Care Tower


State-of-the-art facilities

  • 44-bed Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • 25-bed Medical Intensive Care Unit
  • 14-bed Primary Care (RN and NP) Intensive Care Unit
  • 12-bed Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit at Ohio State's James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
  • 19-bed Community ICU and Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center University Hospital East
  • 11-bed Neuro Progressive Care Unit
  • 33-bed Medical/Surgical Progressive Care Unit
  • Flexible Cardiac Critical and Progressive Care in 150 Universal Beds


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