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Cardiac Neuro Stepdown Unit

2156.7 miles away
509-946-4611

Kadlec offers the region’s first Cardiac/Neuro Progressive Care Unit dedicated to caring for patients recovering from cardiac and neurological conditions including:

  • Open heart surgery
  • Heart attacks
  • Vascular surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological injuries

Cardiac and neurological patients require special care. Our 28-bed unit allows patients to be cared for in a specialized area that focuses on their needs, rather than the generalized intensive care unit (ICU). This means you benefit from:

  • Specialized treatment from a multidisciplinary team
  • Management of multiple cardiac medications
  • Receiving complex neurological assessments
  • Our ability to handle all aspects of your care
  • High staff to patient ratio

The Cardiac/Neuro Stepdown Unit is staffed by nurses with advanced skills and knowledge in these fields. They have undergone specialized training in areas that include:

  • Neurological assessment
  • Post-surgical care of cardiac, vascular and neurosurgery patients
  • Post pacemaker insertion care
  • Monitoring of patients who have had heart attacks, angioplasty or stent placement

Our multidisciplinary team also includes:

  • Physical therapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Wound care specialists