Critically ill patients require highly specialized care, as well as the latest equipment and technology to facilitate a comfortable recovery.
Located in the recently remodeled east wing of Mount Nittany Medical Center, the medical and surgical intensive care unit (ICU) provides this level of care for the adult patients that need it.
The surgical ICU is located on the first floor, near the operating room and ED. It is for patients who require critical cardiac care and treatment. The medical ICU, a 12-bed unit on the second floor, is a telemetry unit, generally for patients whose conditions are improving but still require some close monitoring. It is also used when the surgical ICU is full.
Critical care patients receive highly individualized, multidisciplinary nursing care from staff specially trained to handle life-threatening medical needs.
Both floors of the ICU provide leading-edge amenities to improve patient care, including:
If you are visiting someone in our ICU, please follow these guidelines to ensure the best-possible recovery for your loved one: