Department of Critical CareThe Department of Critical Care of Nepal Mediciti Hospital comprises skilled and experienced intensivists, doctors, nurses, and allied staff competent to deliver state-of-the-art critical care services in Nepal. The department has a vision to lead performance management in critical care medicine in Nepal. We will pursue translating innovative and quality approaches to critical care delivery in Nepal. Fostering best practices will be a priority and we will also benchmark internationally with other critical care systems. There will be constant efforts to monitor and measure performance which ultimately will strengthen critical care services. Besides regular services, the department will be prepared for disaster events through surge management planning and regular surge exercises. The department is backed by high-end ECMO which is used in cardiac surgery and in patients recovering from heart failure or lung failure. NMC is proud to have Sorin’s fifth-generation modular heart-lung machine which sets new standards for functionality, flexibility, and quality.
The working culture of the department will revolve around the following values:
Key Components; The key components of the department are highlighted as follows:
Training and Education Initiatives:
Critical Care Information System:
Performance Improvement Initiatives:
Implement innovative approaches to achieve quality benchmarks and develop a culture of ongoing accountability and performance improvement in critical care service delivery. The reiterative process of the Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) approach for quality improvement will be followed. We will choose the right metric that will gauge the quality of care in the ICU.
The following initiatives and performance management tools will be implemented.
Initiatives and Performance Management Tools:
Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Adult Intensive Care Medicine