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Video: How to Become a Critical Care Nurse

Interested in caring for patients with life-threatening conditions? Learn how to become a critical care nurse.

Each year, more than 5 million patients are admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) in the U.S. These patients receive care administered by trained physicians and critical care nurses (CCNs) for life-threatening conditions.

Learn more about critical care nursing, educational and professional requirements, and paths to pursuing this specialty on our CCN guide.

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