UAB Medicine

Trauma and Burn Intensive Care Unit (TBICU)

The Trauma and Burn Intensive Care Unit provides critical care for trauma and burn patients requiring intensive therapeutic interventions resulting from injury.

Patient Population

  • Adult


Number of Beds

  • 28


Nurse/Patient Ratio

  • 1:1.5-2


Rotation/Shifts

  • 12 hour shifts 7a-7p and 7p-7a
  • Work every 4th weekend


Skill Mix

  • Registered Nurse - 89%
  • Patient Care Technician - 11%


Nursing Unit Orientation

  • 10-12 weeks for New Graduates
  • 10 weeks for Registered Nurse Interns
     

 

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