Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU)

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The intermediate care unit (IMCU) is a six-bed unit dedicated to caring for children who are chronically ill, technology dependent and/or who require close observation. The unit provides continuous monitoring and observation as well as a nursing staff that is trained and focused on providing consistent care from the hospital to the home.

Phone. 937-641-5842
Fax: 937-641-5438


Pediatric nurse practitioner: Abigail Riedel, RN, MS, CNP-AC

Director: Cindy Burger, RN, MS, NEA-BC
Administrative manager: Tami Wiggins, RN, MSA, NE-BC

Diagnoses or Conditions Treated

  • long-term ventilation
  • artificial airway - ie, tracheostomies
  • potential airway obstruction
  • continuous cardiac monitoring
  • circulatory impairment under control of medication
  • frequent seizures
  • neurologic insult recovery
  • extensive patient/family teaching
  • compromised digestive function

Services Available

  • child life
  • rehabilitative services
  • social work
  • discharge planning
  • nutritional support
  • respiratory care
  • pediatric transport

Referral Process

Phone: 937-641-5842 (direct to IMCU)
For pediatric transport (Communication Center): 877-855-PEDS (7337)
Fax: 937-641-5438

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Locations

Related to : Critical Care.

 

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