As a Magnet-designated hospital since 2002, Nursing Services at UAB is a leader in innovative and compassionate patient care.

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Critical Care

 Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMT)  
The Bone Marrow Transplant staff strives to provide exceptional care to every patient while maintaining and continuously working to keep our positive culture alive in order to provide our staff with a great working environment.

 Cardiac Care Unit (CCU)  
The Cardiac Critical Care Unit utilizes specific levels of acuity to allocate the appropriate care thereby enhancing the continuity of care. Our patients spend their entire admission in the CCU until they are ready for discharge.

 Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CICU)  
The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit cares for all patients undergoing open heart surgery.

Critical Care Transport (CCT) 
CCT transports critically ill patients by jet and ground units throughout the United States and worldwide.

 Heart and Lung Transplant ICU (HTICU)  
The Heart and Lung Transplant ICU provides care for the adult patient during the pre- and post-transplant phase. Care is also provided to patients in the adjoining outpatient ambulatory Cardiothoracic treatment unit.

 Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU)  
The Medical Intensive Care Unit provides care for patients with a variety of serious medical conditions in a technologically advanced environment.

 Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit (NICU)  
The Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit provides care for Neurosurgical, Neuro-Trauma and Neurovascular illnesses and injuries including a multiplicity of Neurological disorders.

 Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (RNICU)  
The Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Unit provides care for infants with varying diagnoses, including extreme prematurity and cardiac defects, in an environment equipped with the latest patient care technology.

 Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU)  
The Surgical Intensive Care Unit provides care for patients who have undergone a myriad of critical surgical procedures.

 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.


Last Update

July 1, 2010