Critical Care Nursing: Scenarios & Case Studies


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Critically ill patients require _____.

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1. A critical care patient with a suspected heart attack would best be treated with _____.

2. The critical care nurse should anticipate _____ for a patient in the surgical ICU with signs and symptoms of sepsis.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you would like to see what you know about different aspects of critical care nursing, use the quiz and worksheet. What critically ill patients require and roles of a critical care nurse are topics covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the multiple-choice quiz to gauge your knowledge of:

  • What critical care nurses should use when caring for patients
  • Something a critical care nurse would use for a head injury patient
  • Requirements of critically ill patients
  • Treating critical care patients with a suspected heart attack
  • What a critical care nurse should anticipate for patients showing signs of sepsis

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the role of a critical care nurse
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the type of patients that would be considered critically ill
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about equipment used in critical care nursing and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Go through the lesson Critical Care Nursing: Scenarios & Case Studies to learn more about this type of nursing. Other topics you can cover include:

  • The purpose of ICU
  • Cardiac case studies
  • Why critical care nurses are important for patients