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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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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