Critical Care Nurse: Definition & Principles


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A critical care nurse is a nurse who works with patients with _____ medical problems.

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1. Critical care nurses can improve their quality of care by _____.

2. In order to practice safely and effectively, critical care nurses never stop _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz and worksheet to gauge your knowledge of critical care nursing. The quiz will ensure that you know about some of the principles and roles of a critical care nurse.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these tools is to see what you know about:

  • Principles of critical care nurses
  • What is essential in critical care nursing
  • What nurses must be when working in critical care
  • Something that critical care nurses must never stop doing
  • Roles of a critical care nurse

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the thing that a critical care nurse must continue to do
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on critical care nursing
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the principles of critical care nurses and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this type of nursing using the lesson titled, Critical Care Nurse: Definition & Principles. This lesson helps you review more about:

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  • Job of a critical care nurse
  • Code of ethics for nurses