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.
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.
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.
Clinical Assessment & Triage
Total duration: estimated 2-12 hours
After completing the modules below, you will be able to:
- Identify the key steps for approaching a critically ill patient
- Recognize emergency signs of respiratory failure, shock or cardiovascular compromise
- Identify age-appropriate normal ranges for vitals signs in neonatal, pediatric and adult patients
- Identify clinical signs that may dictate patient disposition and triage status
Identify key components of rehabilitation for patients with COVID-19
All Skill Levels
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.
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.
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.