COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application

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This course will teach you how to effectively care for critically ill patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, whilst protecting yourself and your peers. 

You will learn: 

  • the daily practice for frontline clinical staff supporting critical care patients with and without COVID-19
  • how to apply ventilation and organ support principles when required
  • how to facilitate your own well-being in this high-stress, high-risk environment. 

This course is for frontline clinical staff, with or without previous critical care experience. Skills obtained will apply beyond the current pandemic. 

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This course is hosted on an external learning platform.

Learner reviews
The resources that accompany this course are excellent. They provide the healthcare practitioner with the essentials of good practice in managing the critically ill patient.
Summary
  • Programme type
    Course: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
  • Cost and certification
    Free, with option to upgrade for a certificate
  • Duration
    6 weeks
  • Weekly effort
    3-5 hours
  • Difficulty level
    Introductory
  • Course platform
    FutureLearn
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