In Penn Medicine's Critical Care Unit (CCU), expert critical care physicians serve as the primary physician for every patient and coordinate all patient care. These physicians are board certified in pulmonary and critical care medicine. Additionally, the CCU has a dedicated team of health professionals with extensive training in focusing on the unique demands of critical care medicine.
Team members include:
- Advanced practitioners
- Critical care nurses
- Respiratory therapists
- Physical and occupational therapists
- Other medical specialists
Continuing care is available by intensivists for patients in need of long-term acute care though integration with Good Shepherd Penn Partners.