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.
LearnICU > Category: Patient and Family Support
Category: Patient and Family Support
SCCM Pod-228 CCM: Screening Criteria for Palliative Care
Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Judith Nelson, MD, JD, lead author on an article published in the October Critical Care Medicine, “Choosing and Using Screening Criteria for Palliative Care Consultation in the Intensive Care Unit: A Report From The IPAL-ICU (Impr...
SCCM Pod-189: Expanding Palliative Care Training for Fellows
Michael Weinstein, MD, FACS, FCCP, speaks with Alyssa Majesko, MD, MS, about her article published in the August Critical Connections, which discusses the importance of training fellows in palliative care and the use of effective communication.
SCCM Pod-75 CCM: Spiritual Care in the ICU
Richard J. Wall, MD, MPH, and Nancy Chambers, MDiv, discuss an article published in the April issue of Critical Care Medicine titled, "Spiritual Care of Families in the ICU."
Creating a Culture of Caring: An ICU Patient Profile
This article was first published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections . The world of Rana Awdish, MD, changed on the last day of her pulmonary and critical care fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, USA. It was 2008, and Dr. Awdish, who was seven...
SCCM's Family Engagement Collaborative: Building Teams for Success
This article was first published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections . In 2016, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) created the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research – Intensive Care Unit (PCOR-ICU) Collaborative, bringing multiprofessional ICU clinicians t...
Navigating a Child's Care When Parents Are Resistant to the Care Plan
This article was first published in the August 2019 issue of Critical Connections . A collaborative relationship between parents and the medical team is established and maintained in the vast majority of pediatric cases, particularly when patient-focused, family-centered init...
Gap Analysis Tool - Identification of Your ICU's Practice Differences
The Gap Analysis Tool is meant to help those implementing the Guidelines for Family-Centered Care in the Neonatal, Pediatric, and Adult ICU. The tool will help clinicians rapidly develop a bundle of recommendations tailored to the needs of a specific intensive care unit (ICU).