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Medical Intesive Care Unit (MICU) Objectives

Medical Intesive Care Unit (MICU) Objectives

          The students will be posted in medical intensive care unit for a period of time.

General objective:

By the end of the posting students will gain knowledge and skills in caring for clients with medical conditions requiring intensive care and will also gain skills in handling the equipment used in the unit.

Specific objective:

By the end of their posting students will:

1. Learn the physical setup of the medical ICU.

2. Gain knowledge and skills in the use of equipment such as ventilators, pulse oxymeters, diginfuser, defibrillators, cardiac monitors, suction apparatus and other intensive care equipments used in the ICU.

3. Gain skills in the insertion of various catheters such as-foleys catheter, nasogastric tubes, IV cannulas etc. 

4. Provide individualized holistic care to the patient assigned to them using the nursing process.

5. Gain skills in assisting during emergency and diagnostic or therapeutic procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, intubations’.

6. Learn all the specific protocols followed in case hepatic encephalopathy, poisoning, stroke, myocardial infarction, chronic renal failure, COPD, status asthmaticus etc.

7. Complete expected requirements such as care plans, case studies and other procedures and present one patient for clinical presentation.

8. Learn and administer medications and IV fluids as per doctors’ orders.

9. Maintain kardex and nurses notes for each patient and provide specific and relevant health education to each patient.

10. Provide complete physical, spiritual, emotional, and promote the health status of the patient and the family members.

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