Courses and Training
The number of patients is expected to surge in hospitals across the United States, which may result in the need for non-ICU clinicians to care for critically ill patients. Access or share sccm.org/covid19 with those who could benefit from critical care training including:
Critical Care Clinicians
- Critical Care for the Non-ICU Clinician (Online Course)
- Upcoming and Previously Recorded Webcasts Geared to Non-ICU Clinicians
SCCM’s COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center
gives you access to the latest education; it is a comprehensive collection of articles, presentations, recorded webcasts, and microlearning developed specifically for ICU clinicians dealing with COVID-19 are all in one place and updated regularly.
Open Call: Submit Your COVID-19 Resources
You are invited to submit COVID-19 resources that will support clinicians during the pandemic. Materials will be considered for inclusion in SCCM’s educational programming. Log into mysccm.org with your Customer ID to submit.
Resources should be appropriate for specific audiences, including:
- Non-ICU Clinicians - designed to onboard those new to caring for the critically ill patient
- ICU Clinicians - resources that are specific to caring for the critically ill COVID-19 patient
Case reports, questions, personal opinions, and observations may be posted to the online discussion forum at community.sccm.org.
Guidelines, Recommendations, and Checklists
Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 Guidelines
Sepsis in Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic
SCCM has released its Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 guidelines to manage critically ill adults with COVID-19 in the intensive care unit (ICU). This guideline is expected to be updated as new evidence becomes available. Find more resources at survivingsepsis.org.
Guideline | Infographic 1 | Infographic 2 | Podcast | Chinese Translation | Turkish Translation
Nutrition Therapy in the Patient with COVID-19 Disease Requiring ICU Care provides nutrition recommendations for caring for the critically ill patient with COVID-19.
COVID-19 ICU Preparedness Checklist
Single-sheet resource with embedded links to related documents, videos and other COVID-19 tools.
Members of the SSC children's guidelines taskforce offer their perspectives on treating children in the COVID-19 era in Perspective of the Surviving Sepsis Campaign on the Management of Pediatric Sepsis in the Era of Coronavirus Disease 2019
and this summary video: