critical care, pediatric intensive care, role change



  1. Aldridge, Michael D. MSN, RN, CNS, CNE


At some point in their careers, all critical care nurses will decide that it is time for them to leave critical care nursing. Whether this decision happens because of role change, retirement, or burnout, the decision can be a difficult one. This article explains my decision to leave the pediatric critical care unit and explores some of the reasons nurses leave critical care.