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Tag: PPE

Because of COVID-19 transmission by asymptomatic patients, should all clinicians wear N95 masks in hospitals?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Question and Answer Webcast Series - Webcast 2 held on April 10, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


SCCM Pod-418 COVID-19 Learning: Conversion of a Children's Hospital to an Adult Hospital
Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York, USA, quickly converted a children's hospital to an adult COVID-19 hospital.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, PPE


Do you have any recommendations regarding healthcare workers in a COVID-19 ICU with proper PPE who live in the same household with others?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


Extended Use of Personal Protective Equipment​ for COVID-19​
This presentation covers how to use PPE long-term during a disaster. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


How is PPE allocated in your hospital? How are decisions made as to when to reuse it and when to discard it
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues. Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were also answered. Recorded on: Friday, May 22, 2020

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE, Resource Allocation


Joint Statement of the Critical Care Society Collaborative to the US Congress and the Trump Administration
COVID-19 - SCCM Joint Statement. Production and distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE) and life-saving equipment.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, PPE, Ventilatory Support


Non-FDA Approved Respirators
This presentation is an overview of the use of non-FDA approved respirators when treating COVID-19 patients. This is SCCM curated COVID-19 microlearning content.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, PPE


SCCM Pod-418 COVID-19 Learning: Conversion of a Children's Hospital to an Adult Hospital
Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York, USA, quickly converted a children's hospital to an adult COVID-19 hospital. Hear Margaret M. Parker, MD, MCCM, talk with H. Michael Ushay, MD, PhD, FAAP, FCCM, about the process, challenges with staffing and personal protective equipment, and more.

coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, Pediatrics, PPE, Resource Allocation


What are your thoughts on recycling PPE?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Question and Answer Webcast Series - Webcast 2 held on April 10, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disaster Preparedness, PPE, Resource Allocation


What is recommended regarding the use of personal protective equipment when caring for patients with known or suspected COVID-19?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on April 15, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


What is the current evidence for PPE recommendations and what are some of the conservation strategies being used?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


What is your advice for medical, nursing, and advanced practice provider students who want to continue learning and seeking out opportunities but who are barred from patient care because of the risk of transmission or lack of PPE?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on July 8th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


What is your perspective on personal safety and PPE availability for nurses?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered. This microlearning content was taken from the COVID-19 Critical Care for Non-ICU Clinicians: Expert Panel Series held on May 27th, 2020.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, PPE, Resource Allocation


What PPE are your frontline staff currently using: regular masks, N95s, powered air-purifying respirators, hair covers? What are your challenges with PPE?
Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were answered.

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


When is a cloth mask, as opposed to a surgical mask, appropriate when dealing with COVID-19 patients or non-aerosol-generating procedures?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues. Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were also answered. Recorded on: Friday, May 22, 2020

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE


When PPE resources are scarce, which aspect of PPE is most important for healthcare workers’ protection?
In this question and answer webcast series, attendees had an opportunity to pose questions about managing critically ill patients with COVID-19 and other issues. Questions from social media, blogs and the various discussion forums, including the new SCCM COVID-19 Discussion Group, were also answered. Recorded on: Friday, May 22, 2020

Coronavirus, COVID-19, Infection Control, PPE