Intensive Care Units
Leonard Sterling, R.N., M.B.A.
The Firefighters Burn Institute Regional Burn Center at UC Davis Medical Center is a state of the art 12 bed intensive care unit specializing primarily in the care of burn injuries. The staff treats other complex tissue conditions and patients with multifarious wounds as well. Treatment in the unit generally begins during the emergent phase of the injury and continues up into the rehabilitation phase of the healing process. The unit serves the majority of the population in northern California and western Nevada. The partnership that initiated the Burn Unit between UC Davis Medical Center and the Firefighters Burn Institute is an active relationship maintained to this day.
Karen Mondino, R.N., M.S.N.
10 bed unit caring for patients undergoing cardiac and thoracic surgery. May also have overflow patients from other surgical services. Some specialties of this unit are: CRRT, ECMO and the care of the VAD patient.
Debra Glaeser, R.N., B.S.N., M.S.H.C.A.
The NSICU is a ten bed intensive care unit specializing in the most complex care of neuro surgical, neuro trauma and stroke patients. Patient diagnoses include traumatic brain injury, subarachnoid hemorrhage, cerebral aneurysm, intracerebral hemorrhage, subdural and epidural hematomas, spinal surgery, and ischemic stroke. The NSICU offers advanced neurological monitoring and innovative interventions that allow for the best quality outcome for the patients. The unit serves as the specialty area for the management of stroke patients.
Karen Mondino, R.N., M.S.N.
Currently a 10 bed unit with growth to 18 beds in the future. Care of the trauma patient with injuries ranging from rib fractures to multi trauma. Also care for other surgical patients requiring ICU.
Denette Valencia, R.N., M.P.A., C.C.R.N.
The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit is an 8 bed ICU that provides comprehensive intensive care to cardiovascular patients undergoing non-surgical interventions in the cardiac catheterization lab and electrophysiology lab as well as medical management of cardiovascular conditions of unusual etiology. We perform therapies of intraaortic balloon pumping, therapeutic hypothermia post cardiac arrest, and peripheral ventricular assist support therapy as well as basic hemodynamic monitoring with swan-ganz catheters, pericardial catheter management, and transvenous pacing. We care for patients with acute coronary syndrome, myocardial infarction, and heart failure, as well as patients that need heart valves repaired non-surgically and patients in research studies. This unit is also a general adult ICU, so provides intensive nursing care to a culturally diverse patient population with all types of medical diagnoses for patients as young as 18 years.
Amy Doroy, R.N., M.S., N.E.A.-BC
The Medical Intensive Care Unit is a 12 bed intensive care unit where a specialized environment is maintained for the care of critically ill medical patients, with a focus in providing care to patients requiring specialized ventilator support. Patient diagnoses include respiratory failure, end stage liver disease, acute renal failure, drug overdose, sepsis and multi-system organ failure.
Theresa Pak, R.N., N.E.-BC
We are a 8 bed medical surgical intensive care unit. We specialize in post operative ENT that are critical unstable. We manage medical complex patients and are primary for pulmonary/critical care but also care for urology,OB/gyn, orthopedics, radiology and trauma patients. We have a unique relationship with PICU and will take care of their overflow. T7 is unique for their isolation capabilities so that we are are experts with respiratory isolation patients as well as the patients that require reverse isolation due to neutropenic needs.