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.
Facility Charting Tools
Total duration: estimated 1-2 hours
After reviewing the content below, you will be able to:
- Identify and adapt respiratory care protocols that may be useful to your local context
- Create respiratory care order sets that match your local practice setting
- Recognize key components of documentation when caring for patients with respiratory failure
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COVID-19 Case Series for Teachers – Bedside Charting
The series of teaching slides decks is intended to serve as a framework of content to be modified, updated and used by local instructors supporting healthcare workers caring for COVID19 patients.
Patient Care Charting Protocols and Templates
This file contains 5 charting tools and templates that are intended to be downloaded and modified by local providers who are caring for patients with respiratory failure or critical illness in the intensive care unit (ICU) or non-ICU settings. This is a living document, so please check back frequently for updates.
Plantillas de orden de atención respiratoria
Esta plantilla de pedido se puede modificar y utilizar para el manejo del ventilador de pacientes adultos con SDRA. Incluye ventilación protectora pulmonar ARDS Net, así como órdenes para pruebas de respiración espontánea (SBT), pacientes difíciles de destetar y pruebas de fugas del manguito.
Respiratory Care Order Set (protocol) Templates
These respiratory care order set templates cover the key principles for respiratory care for both adult and pediatric patients. Separate Adult and Pediatric ARDS order sets are included, whereas other included respiratory care order sets are combined for adult and pediatric patients. These order sets should be modified to adhere with local practice guidelines and must be reviewed and implemented by appropriately trained and certified clinicians. Protocols also include ARDS Net lung protective ventilation as well as orders for spontaneous breathing trials (SBTs), difficult to wean patients and cuff leak tests.