May 08, 2020
Critical Care NP Program
One of the two medical intensive care units is staffed 24 hours a day by Acute Care Nurse Practitioners (NPs) working alongside pulmonary/critical care fellows and board-certified pulmonary/critical care attendings to provide cutting-edge medical care. The MICU at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Campus is a major tertiary and quaternary referral center, providing medical critical care to a clinically diverse patient population with a broad range of critical illness. The MICU NP team is directly responsible for the evaluation and management of over 600 patients annually. MICU NP team is also the at the core of the medical ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation) program, and the MICU NP staff serve as the rapid response team for NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia.