STB Critical Care Collection Guide

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This article contains information specific to STB Critical Care Units.

  • See STB General Collection Guide for general STB information such as: links to EPR, Mail room, medical records. Information also in regards to obtaining hand sanitizer, wipes, printer paper for collection offices.
  • See ICU Curriculum for general critical care info.

Please make sure you document information at the most general level that is applicable, i.e. don't code something that affects all collection at StB in the program or unit level articles.

See also:

  • STB ICU Data Collectors work from from home and are on site once a week to do records and ward followups.

On-site presence of collectors

  • each ICU collector will be on site once weekly to complete profiles in Health Records & ICUs as required
    • Valerie Penner will be on site each Tuesday
    • Stephanie Cortilet will be on site each Thursday or Friday

STB Medical Records requests

Cardiac Type patients

see STB Cardiac Care patients

VAP notification

If there is a Pneumonia, ventilator-associated (VAP) at a STB ICU, inform the STB VAP Committee. This can be done easily using the "generate email" button.

CLI notification


  • cardiac MRI, echos and angiograms can be found in the CCI picklist
  • With the STB Electronic Patient Record we collect/count CCI/TISS entries as we are able when we review the record. Confirmation of entries is done on final review of the chart. Pharmacy is completed after final review of the chart.


Some heart attack patients go straight to the heart cath lab directly from EMS. See STEMI for collection instructions for such patients.

Cardiac Care patients

See STB Cardiac Care patients for information specific to the cardiac service care patients in the STB MICU/SICU unit.

cost center

Our cost number for supply ordering is 6766

Outreach efforts

St Boniface critical care collectors attend the STB VAP Committee.

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