Are any other hospitals using med surg nurses to take care of critical patients in icu because of nursing shortage?

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It’s all hands on deck!

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We still aren’t mixing med/surg w PCU, let alone CC. Thank goodness...

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I mean at this point we're graduating med students early as well, so I wouldn't be surprised many are doing this.

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We are using Practical nurses as critical care nurses on the Covid floors

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We are using all nurses as critical nurses. Whoever we can get

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It’s all hands on deck!

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Yes

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Yes even med/surg PCAs are being cross trained in all departments including er. Most the time we are having the pca doing the admit vitals.

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