Course Category: ICU

Module 8 – Advanced Pulmonary Procedures in Critical Care

Airway management is a fundamental skill for every clinician and often be the difference between life and death in critical situations. In various large studies of patients with COVID-19 to date, rates of invasive mechanical ventilation among patients admitted to ICUs range from 30% – 90%. Better understanding of Oxygen therapy, various types of non-invasive and mechanical ventilation, …

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Module 7 – Management of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Emergencies

Cardiopulmonary emergencies and symptoms are one of the most common reasons for patients’ attendance in any ICU. Symptoms are either related to true disorders or mimic cardiopulmonary problems. It becomes very difficult at times to differentiate between them. Many symptoms which mimic the problem may be present due to other systems’ involvement. Therefore, there may …

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Module 6 – Invasive Procedures in ICU and Management of Common Emergencies

A variety of invasive lines are used in clinical practice today such as dialysis lines, Hickman lines and peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC lines). The decision to insert a central and arterial line is made to facilitate more accurate and responsive monitoring for patients who are hemodynamically compromised. It allows a route to enable responsive …

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Module 4 – Sepsis and COVID-19 Update

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, due to the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has caused a worldwide sudden and substantial increase in hospitalizations for pneumonia with multiorgan disease. COVID-19 can cause sepsis by triggering a response from the immune system, leading to increased inflammation, and eventually organ failure. Patients with COVID-19 …

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Module 3 – Pharmacology of ICU and AI

A substantial fraction of the budget of the hospital pharmacy is consumed by ICU therapeutic agents. Critically ill patients are routinely provided a multitude of medicines for maintaining mechanical ventilation, vital parameters, analgesia and sedation to prevent pain and anxiety, permit invasive procedures, reduce stress and oxygen consumption, and have complete synchrony with ventilatory requirements. …

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