COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application (FutureLearn)

COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application (FutureLearn)
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COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application (FutureLearn)
Learn the principles and practice of critical care to treat and care for critically ill patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn to manage critical care patients whilst protecting yourself and your peers. “One of the essential qualities of the clinician is interest in humanity: the secret of the care of the patient is in caring for the patient” Francis W. Peabody, Harvard Medical School 1925. This 6-week course will teach you how to effectively care for critically ill patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Understanding critical care

You will learn the daily practice for frontline clinical staff supporting critical care patients with and without COVID-19, and how to apply ventilation and organ support principles to the care of a critically ill coronavirus patient.

Discover how to recognise, assess and manage deteriorating patients on the ward, and watch videos that demonstrate effective situation management in COVID-19 critical care.


Learn the fundamentals of COVID-19 and ventilation support

Next, we’ll provide information on a number of checklists, resources and guidelines being produced specifically for COVID-19 in order to assist healthcare teams with their clinical management and decision making.

In addition, we’ll provide an overview of the basic principles of Ventilation and Organ Support. It will cover the pathophysiology of sepsis and ARDS, mechanical ventilation, shock, sepsis and septic shock, acute kidney injury, and haemofiltration. This will support a range of staff members, including those new to critical care.


The importance of staff wellbeing

It is important to recognise that we need to care for ourselves in order to care for our patients, relatives and colleagues. The final part of the course explores how our emotions impact our well-being and provides you with resources to support you at this time.


What topics will you cover?

• Deteriorating Patient

• Daily Practice of Critical Care

• COVID-19 Specifics

• Ventilation and Organ Support

• Self-care and Staff Well-being


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

- Apply the current and evolving principles of Personal Protective Practices in the care of COVID-19 patients

- Apply evidence-based principles of advanced organ support and monitoring to the COVID-19 critically ill patient

- Apply evidence-based daily practices to care of the critically ill patient

- Develop a range of specialised self-caring practices, including being present, self-kindness, compassionate listening, soles of the feet, walk a mile in their moccasins

- Reflect critically on the complex elements required to achieve both self-awareness and self compassion in a high tension environment



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