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Clinical Resources

Explore content relevant to the critical care team’s daily clinical environment and quality improvement efforts.

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Quality Improvement

Improve patient care and safety using evidence-based quality improvement resources and programs. Explore clinical practice guidelines and toolkits for a wide variety of clinical issues. Learn more about major quality improvement programs such as the Surviving Sepsis and ICU Liberation campaigns.

Global Health

Learn how SCCM Global Health programs support humanitarian efforts worldwide and deliver free training, resources, and volunteer clinicians to low-resource and crisis-affected areas.


Get information about SCCM’s learning collaboratives, which are focused on improving patient safety and quality of care.


LearnICU is the central location for all educational resources from SCCM, including the SCCM Resource Library, which offers more than 1500 pieces of educational content on a wide range of topics.


Guidelines are developed in an effort to help ensure consistent, evidence-based care of critically ill or injured patients using the most up-to-date and relevant knowledge available. Learn More


LearnICU is a comprehensive library housing thousands of online educational materials, many available only to SCCM members. ​Search the library or explore resources sorted by knowledge line (category) or content type. Learn More

COVID-19 Response

The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is rapidly developing and deploying resources to respond to COVID-19. Access the COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center, find training for non-ICU clinicians, and much more. Learn More

ICU Liberation

ICU Liberation aims to liberate patients from the harmful effects of pain, agitation/sedation, delirium, immobility, and sleep disruption (PADIS) in the intensive care unit (ICU). ICU Liberation provides evidence-based strategies that improve outcomes for patients and reduce costs for hospitals while transforming ICU culture. Learn More

Surviving Sepsis Campaign 

Sepsis and septic shock are leading causes of death worldwide. Implement the Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines and the Hour-1 Bundle and be part of the international effort to reduce mortality and morbidity. Guidance for children is now also available. Learn More


SCCM's collaboratives are focused on improving patient safety and the quality of care. These collaboratives provide unique opportunities for hospitals and associated professional groups to network, share experiences, and support one another in implementing and accelerating quality improvement initiatives. Learn More