Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit CSICU

Overview

This short video featuring Mary Evans, R.N., B.S.N., nurse manager for the Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit (CSICU), provides an overview of the CSICU, including the types of patients cared for in the 19-bed unit and the multidisciplinary team approach nurses use to care for patients. Also discussed are the Cardiac Step-Down Unit, the 23-bed unit to which patients are transferred after leaving the CSICU, the importance of family involvement following an individual's cardiac surgery and the career possibilities that exist within cardiac surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

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This page was last updated: March 27, 2014

         
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