Over the last several years, the role of the Advanced Practice Provider (APP) in the ICU has been evolving. As intensivist models have developed across the country, it has become apparent for the need for continuous provider coverage in the ICU and APPs have filled this gap.
I just got back from the CHEST annual meeting and I can say that it was by far the best conference I have ever attended; it had content extremely pertinent to my practice.
“Why is Rachel seeing that patient…They don’t have asthma?!” Ding, ding, ding… Have you ever had a moment where you heard something that made you stop in your tracks and realize you needed to take action?
In the last year, there has been a lot of discussion about moral injury in physicians. The concept of Moral injury was first identified in front line military personnel as the psychological foundation for PTSD.