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3N ICU

The Intensive Care Unit at Community Campus provides comprehensive medical and surgical critical care to adult patients ranging from adolescents to geriatric adults.

3W Medical Surgical

This inpatient medical and surgical unit is located at our Community Campus and is comprised of both private and semi-private rooms. Patients are typically admitted from the emergency department, operating room, physician office or the ICU. Patients are typically admitted from the emergency department, operating room, physician office or the ICU.

4 North

This inpatient medical and surgical unit is located at our Community Campus and is comprised of both private and semi-private rooms. Patients are typically admitted from the emergency department, operating room, physician office or the ICU. Patients are typically admitted from the emergency department, operating room, physician office or the ICU.

5W Adult Psychiatry

The Inpatient Psychiatric Unit (5W) is a 25-bed adult psychiatric unit located at the Community Campus. It was established to admit voluntary and involuntary patients, 18 years and over, with major psychiatric diagnoses.

The treatment philosophy for the inpatient unit is to provide a comprehensive bio-psychosocial plan of care utilizing psychopharmacology, group and individual psychotherapy, therapeutic activities, occupational therapy, and psychoeducational groups within a therapeutic milieu. Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is available as a treatment when clinically indicated.

Emergency Department

While servicing a large community of patients, we support a population from the central New York region serving 17 counties. Our emergency department is well supported by the inpatient specialty units, i.e., Orthopedics, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Psychiatry, Inpatient Medicine (including Telemetry) and our Intensive Care Unit, all focusing on the special needs of our patients. Our staff works in conjunction with our downtown campus to appropriately triage patients for assessment and admission as necessary.

Emergency Department for Seniors (GEM)

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU)

Our Six Bed Epilepsy Unit provides 24 hour EEG and video monitoring over 3-5 days for:
  • Pre-surgical workup for VNS and neurosurgery
  • Identification of non-epileptic seizures
  • Evaluation of anti-epileptic medication regimen
  • Characterization of seizures
  • Localizing origin of seizures

Operating Room

The operating room at the Community Campus is comprised of 10 theatres performing surgical procedures including general surgery, ENT, orthopedics, GU and GYN. Specialty services provided include our Center of Excellence Bariatric (weight loss) surgeries and robotic surgeries for gynecological, genitourinary, orthopedic as well as general surgery procedures. We are also a designated and accredited Hip and knee replacement center.

Pediatric After Hours

Post Anesthesia Care Unit

This is a 10 bed unit specializing in the acute recovery of patients undergoing general or regional anesthesia after surgical procedures. All RN staff maintain ACLS and PALS certification and has successfully achieved Basic Coronary Care (BCC) certification. This department is a critical care environment, providing nursing care in collaboration with the surgical and anesthesia teams. The Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) also provides nursing support to Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), transesophageal echocardiogram (TEE), blood patches, nerve blocks, and cardioversion.

Pre-Admission Testing Center

Located in the Diagnostic Center on our Community Campus, this department streamlines a patient's admission process prior to elective surgery. Here the patient is interviewed by a registered nurse who reviews their health history, medications, and completes all necessary paperwork, as well as beginning to develop an individualized nursing plan of care. The center will facilitate EKGs, chest x-ray, lab testing, and other diagnostic tests when ordered by the physician, along with pre-operative teaching.

Surgery Center

This 18 room pre-surgical unit admits and prepares surgical patients and their families for surgical procedures that require anesthesia, including same day surgery, (outpatient) one day surgery, and inpatient admission surgery.

Outpatient one-day surgery patients are recovered in the PACU and discharged home from the Surgery Center. We also offer a 4 bed outpatient infusion service (OPIS) in which some chemotherapies and blood products are transfused, and a mini surgery suite that supports outpatient minor surgical procedures.

https://www.upstate.edu/community/services/surgery/index.php

Transitional Care Unit

The Transitional Care Unit (TCU) at University Hospital Community Campus is a 20 bed hospital based short-term sub-acute skilled nursing unit. The unit opened in July 2014 and is located on the completely renovated 5E unit on the Upstate Community Campus. The TCU admits only Medicare patients directly from an Upstate University Hospital acute care unit.

We are the Regions only Transitional Care Unit (TCU).
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