Medical Services

About Critical Care

The PCMC Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is a tertiary medical facility staffed with competent doctors and nurses trained in the critically ill. At present, a total of 17 patients can be accommodated in the intensive care unit and 1 isolation room equipped with a state of the art mechanical ventilators, cardiac monitors (invasive and non-invasive), esophageal thermometer, capnography, pulse oxymeter, infusion pump and other ICU equipment specialized to treat critically ill patients. The Unit has 7 Pediatric Intensivists as active consultants and 4 fellows in training. All physician staffs and nurses are AHA BLS and PALS providers.

The Emergency Room Unit offers 24 hours service to pediatric emergency cases with an average census of 60 patients a day.

In 2011, PCMC ICU was accredited by the American Heart Association as an International Training Center for BLS and PALS. By 2012, PCMC AHA ITC was ranked number one among the AHA ITC all over the Philippines. At present, it continuously provides high quality training to over a thousand satisfied participants and counting.