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Unit 1: Foundations of Critical Care Nursing 1. Critical Care Nursing Practice 2. Ethical Issues 3. Legal Issues 4. Genetic Issues 5. Patient and Family Education 6. Psychosocial Alterations and Management 7. Nutrition Alterations and Management 8. Pain and Pain Management 9. Sedation, Agitation, and Delirium Management 10. End-of-Life Care
Unit 2: Cardiovascular Alterations 11. Cardiovascular Anatomy and Physiology 12. Cardiovascular Clinical Assessment 13. Cardiovascular Diagnostic Procedures 14. Cardiovascular Disorders 15. Cardiovascular Therapeutic Management
Unit 3: Pulmonary Alterations 16. Pulmonary Anatomy and Physiology 17. Pulmonary Clinical Assessment 18. Pulmonary Diagnostic Procedures 19. Pulmonary Disorders 20. Pulmonary Therapeutic Management
Unit 4: Neurologic Alterations 21. Neurologic Anatomy and Physiology 22. Neurologic Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 23. Neurologic Disorders and Therapeutic Management
Unit 5: Kidney Alterations 24. Kidney Anatomy and Physiology 25. Kidney Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 26. Kidney Disorders and Therapeutic Management
Unit 6: Gastrointestinal Alterations 27. Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology 28. Gastrointestinal Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 29. Gastrointestinal Disorders and Therapeutic Management
Unit 7: Endocrine Alterations 30. Endocrine Anatomy and Physiology 31. Endocrine Clinical Assessment and Diagnostic Procedures 32. Endocrine Disorders and Therapeutic Management
Unit 8: Multisystem Alterations 33. Trauma 34. Shock, Sepsis, and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome 35. Burns 36. Organ Donation and Transplantation 37. Hematologic and Oncologic Emergencies
Unit 9: Special Populations 38. The Obstetric Patient 39. The Pediatric Patient 40. The Older Adult Patient 41. The Perianesthesia Patient
Appendix A. Nursing Management Plans
Appendix B. Physiologic Formulas for Critical Care
Stacy, Kathleen M. Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Clinical Associate Professor, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, Beyster Institute for Nursing Research, Advanced Practice and Simulation, University of San Diego, San Diego, California.
Lough, Mary E. Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Stanford Health Care, Clinical Assistant Professor, Stanford University, Stanford, California.