L1

Level 1 = This fundamental material is intended for a broad audience of learners, of multiple cadres, who may provide care for patients with severe or critical illness, but may have little or no experience caring for severe or critically-ill patients and are usually not the primary decision maker for guiding care.

L2

Level 2 = This intermediate material is intended for a more advanced audience of learners than level 1, with some experience caring for patients with severe or critical illness, and may not be essential for all practitioners who provide this level of care.

L3

Level 3 = This advanced material is intended for an audience with significant experience caring for patients with severe and critical illness, including those who guide care decisions these patients.

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Clinical Assessment & Triage

Total duration: estimated 2-12 hours

After completing the modules below, you will be able to:

  1. Identify the key steps for approaching a critically ill patient
  2. Recognize emergency signs of respiratory failure, shock or cardiovascular compromise
  3. Identify age-appropriate normal ranges for vitals signs in neonatal, pediatric and adult patients
  4. Identify clinical signs that may dictate patient disposition and triage status
  5. Identify key components of rehabilitation for patients with COVID-19

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Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care Course (BASIC) for COVID

In response to a global requirement to train additional doctors to care for critically ill ventilated patients the BASIC team has created a blended learning version of BASIC which substitutes e-lectures for face to face lectures, includes a live teleconference skills session and is complemented by activities in the BASIC App.

By BASIC CHUK

L2
L3
11h
English

Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care Course (BASIC) In Low Resource Settings Course

Online Training Course on Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI) for provides in low-resource settings, by BASIC and MSF.

By BASIC CHUK

L1
3h
English

Clinical management of patients with COVID-19 – General considerations

By the end of this modules, you should be able to:
- Use ethical principles to develop critical resource allocation considerations, for use during COVID-19;
- Utilize practical tools to maintain quality of care for patients during a pandemic
- Describe palliative care techniques applicable to COVID-19 care;
- Identify different types of referral systems;
- Explain the basic tenets of safe interfacility transfer

By WHO / OMS

L1
L2
L3
3h
English

Clinical management of patients with COVID-19: Initial approach to the acutely ill patient

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

· explain the COVID-19 care pathway, including screening, isolation, acuity-based triage and patient release from the pathway;

· describe the integrated interagency routine facility triage tool and its application to adult and pediatric triage;

· describe key elements in designating a resuscitation area in an emergency unit;

· use the WHO medical emergency checklist in the management of a seriously ill patient;

· relate the components of the ABCDE systematic approach to the acutely ill patient;

· list the components of the SAMPLE history;

· explain the structure, organization and application of the ABCDE systematic approach for the acutely ill patient;

· identify key causes, signs and symptoms and management for: acute airway obstruction, difficulty in breathing, poor perfusion and shock and altered mental status; and

· discuss special considerations and management differences for the acutely ill paediatric patient presenting with: acute airway obstruction, difficulty in breathing, poor perfusion and altered mental status.

By WHO / OMS

L1
L2
6h
English

WHO-ICRC Basic Emergency Care Course: approach to the acutely ill and injured

Developed by WHO and ICRC, in collaboration with the International Federation for Emergency Medicine, Basic Emergency Care (BEC): Approach to the acutely ill and injured is an open-access training course for frontline healthcare providers who manage acute illness and injury with limited resources.

By WHO / OMS

L1
L2
English

Clinical management of patients with COVID-19 – Rehabilitation of patients with COVID-19

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:
- Understand the role of rehabilitation in the management of impairments resulting from COVID-19;
- Describe the etiology of a range of rehabilitation-related impairments in COVID-19;
- Know who and when to assess for rehabilitation needs;
- Provide education and advice to patients and their families; and
- Advise on strategies to help patients and their families manage their impairments.

By WHO / OMS

L1
L2
L3
English

Hypoxia Assessment and Oxygen Therapy Wall Chart

By WFSA

L1
L2
English

Oxygen therapy escalation algorithm

Please use the contact us form at the bottom of this page to receive modifiable version of this algorithm for download and adaptation to your local context.

By OpenCriticalCare.org

L1
L2
L3
English

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