Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:Introduction to Health Care and Public Health in the U.S.
Unit:Delivering Health Care - Part 1
Lecture:Structure and Function of Health Care Facilities and Hospital Units
Slide content:Personnel Who Provide Serious Acute Care - 2 Critical care Specialty life threatening conditions Focus is long term care Sent to ICU or CCU once stabilized 18
Slide notes:Like emergency medicine, critical care is a specialty for treating patients with life-threatening conditions. In critical care medicine, however, the focus is on long-term care. The sickest patients are sent to the ICU or CCU after they are stabilized. 18