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Can a critical care nurse work in a trauma unit?

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In brief: Usually

Check with hr or the unit director.

In brief: Usually

Check with hr or the unit director.
Dr. Jack Bergstein
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Yes

Most icu's have the capacity to handle trauma and critical care nurses usually have plenty of experience managing these patients.
There are some icu's that specialize specifically in trauma, but they also use critical care nurses.

In brief: Yes

Most icu's have the capacity to handle trauma and critical care nurses usually have plenty of experience managing these patients.
There are some icu's that specialize specifically in trauma, but they also use critical care nurses.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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In brief: CCRN in trauma unit

Yes...A trauma unit, such as a trauma ICU or a sicu utilizes many nurses who have added qualifications, such as a ccrn certificate.

In brief: CCRN in trauma unit

Yes...A trauma unit, such as a trauma ICU or a sicu utilizes many nurses who have added qualifications, such as a ccrn certificate.
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