Welcome to Atrium University

Welcome to our new online campus.

We’ve kept everything you rely on and we have added a number of new features to help make your job easier whether you provide direct bedside care, you teach others, or you need up-to-date information as you update policies and procedures and quality indicators. Explore our campus, download what you need, and let us know if there’s something we should add.



Professional continuing eduction for nurses with approved contact hours

Ask the Expert

Can’t find an answer to your chest drain questions? Ask the Expert and read responses to others

AU Blog

Tips, hints, news, research, great Web sites and other things we think you’ll enjoy and find useful



This is where we’ll post links and downloads that will help you care for patients who need chest drainage

 In the Literature

Here, you’ll find feeds for searches from PubMed that are updated as new research is published. Click on a citation and it will take you to the PubMed page

 Evidence Center

Summaries of research done on topics relating to chest drainage to facilitate evidence-based practice


 Clinical Update

The archive with each issue of our award-winning quarterly newsletter since 1997


Materials designed to support educators in schools and in clinical practice

 Online Learning

Quick updates on caring for patients who need chest drainage