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The Difficult Path Ahead: We Hear You and Are Here for You

SCCM released a statement to media imploring the public to rise to the challenge and follow recommended public health measures, such as mask wearing, social distancing, hand hygiene, avoiding large groups and staying home as much as possible. 


ICU Preparedness Checklist

COVID-19 Checklist. This checklist can be used to help prepare your institution during the COVID-19 surge.


Lista de Verificacion de Preparacion de la UCI

COVID-19 Checklist (Spanish Version). This checklist can be used to help prepare your institution during the COVID-19 surge.


Beyond the CLASBI and CAUTI Bundle: How to Get to Zero When Change is Hard

This is a summary of what was discussed in a session at the 48th Critical Care Congress that offered best practices for reducing CLABSI and CAUTI infections.
 


Choosing Wisely® For Critical Care Daily Care Rounding Checklist

The goal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) Choosing Wisely® daily care rounding checklist is to provide a structured approach to maximize integration of evidence-based practices, avoid waste, and deliver safe, high-value critical care. Consideration should be given to the patient’s clinical status and acuity level when considering each recommendation for implementation that day. Other interventions based on local protocols and ICU type can be added to this list.


Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines: Therapy Recommendation Chart

COVID-19 - - Quick Reference Chart. This chart is to be used as a rapid resource when choosing therapeutic options for treating COVID-19 patients.


Management of Patients with COVID-19 and ARDS

COVID-19 SSC Guidelines Infographic. This rapid resource is aligned with the SSC COVID-19 Guidelines.


Initial Management of Hypoxic COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19 SSC Guidelines Infographic. This rapid resource is aligned with the SSC COVID-19 Guidelines.


Consensus Statement on Multiple Patients Per Ventilator

COVID-19 - SCCM Joint Statement. This joint society consensus statement provides advice to clinicians considering placing multiple patients on a single mechanical ventilator.


Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines: Hemodynamics Recommendations Chart

COVID-19 - - Quick Reference Chart. This chart is to be used as a rapid resource when choosing hemodynamic options for managing COVID-19 patients.


Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines: Ventilation Recommendations Chart

COVID-19 - - Quick Reference Chart. This chart is to be used as a rapid resource when choosing ventilation options for managing COVID-19 patients.


Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines: Infection Control & Testing Recommendations Chart

COVID-19 - - Quick Reference Chart. This chart is to be used as a rapid resource regarding infection control and testing when treating COVID-19 patients.


Well Being Through Guided Visualization

This segment offers an opportunity to experience the power of deep relaxation through a guided visualization. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.


Critical Care Documentation and Billing Update: COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a unique set of challenges. These challenges have been tempered to some extent by provisions made by the American Medical Association and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to assist with the billing and documentation burden.


Process Adaptations for Airway Management in COVID patients

This is an infographic that details process adaptations for airwary management. This is a community developed COVID-19 microlearning resource.


Infographic: Infection Control from the Emergency Department to the ICU

This infographic resource details best practices to mitigate infection control from the ED to the ICU.

This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.


Post-COVID-19: Considerations From ICU to Discharge (Infographic)

This infographic covers pearls on how to mitigate post-COVID-19: from ICU to discharge. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.


UCHealth COVID-19 Pharmacotherapy Guidance

This community developed resource is a quick reference guide for utlization of various COVID-19 pharmacotherapies.


Tips for Speaking with the Media (Infographic)

During the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers have received many requests for media appearances and interviews to help inform the public. This infographic provides strategies and techniques to increase confidence of providers participating in media communications.


COVID-19 Infection Control and PPE Update (Infographic)

This infographic highlights key points from the Free SCCM webcast revisiting precautions, engineering and hazard controls.