Further Resources and Information

Resources for ICU Nurses

(please scroll down for Other Resources including webinars)

Resources Date Resource Added
Guidelines for identifying and actively monitoring COVID-19-related PTSD 13.08.20

Acute Kidney Injury in COVID-19 Caring for Patients Requiring Alternative Renal Replacement Therapy in Critical Care Units

28.07.20

Patient Guide on Critical illness, Intensive care and Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder 29.05.20
NHS Nightingale Educators Resources 28.05.20
Nasogastric tube placement checks before first use in critical care settings during the COVID-19 response 14.05.20
Clinical Guide for Supporting Compassionate Visiting Arrangements 14.05.20
Standard Medication Concentrations for Continuous Infusions in Adult Critical Care 13.05.20
Pressure ulcer prevention guidance when proning patients 11.05.20
University Hospital Plymouth: RehabLegend 01.05.20
University Hospital Plymouth: COVID-19 Rehabilitation Handbook 29.04.20

Emergency Induction for non-critical care staff working in Critical Care to support the escalation process in times of surge: 

22.04.20
ICU guideline summary page to support decision making and care for all those new to ICU working developed by London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust 22.04.20
Physiotherapy management for COVID-19 in the acute hospital setting: clinical practice recommendations 22.04.20
Nasogastric tube placement checks before first use in critical care settings during the COVID-19 response 22.04.20
Nasogastric (NGT)/nasojejunal tube (NJT) placement and aerosol generation (AGP) 22.04.20
Route of Nutrition Support in Patients Requiring NIV & CPAP During the COVID-19 Response  22.04.20
ICS Guidance on the use of video communication 21.04.20
ICU COVID-19 Nursing Evaluation & Documentation" (paper format)  - Shared by M. Parkin, Bart Health NHS Trust 09.04.20
Guidance for the role and use of non-invasive respiratory support in adult patients with Covid-19 08.04.20
NHS England Secondary Care Specialty Guides 07.04,20
EDX course on Mechanical Ventilation for Covid-19 07.04.20
CAE Healthcare - Ventilator Reskilling Coure, Webinar, Simulated Clinical Experience (SCE), and Outreach Toolkit 06.04.20
Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing  05.04.20
Oxford University press e-books chapters 04.04.20
Accountability delegation indemnity 02.04.20
Case studies for accountability and delegation 02.04.20
Quick ICU Training 02.04.20
Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) 28.03.20
Nursing Reference Checklist - Preventing Complications 28.03.20
Vent Adult Managment 28.03.20
Prone Position ICU 28.03.20
Prone - Non Critical 28.03.20
COVID19 Pt Ed 28.03.20
COVID19 Discharge 28.03.20
ICU Crib Sheet 28.03.20
Chest Auscultation 25.03.20
Ventilation Powerpoint 25.03.20
Oxygen Therapy 25.03.20
Respiratory Assessment 25.03.20
RSI 25.03.20
Arterial and CVP monitoring 25.03.20
ABG+analysis 25.03.20
ABCDE 25.03.20

Other resources

 

CARE Webinar: Nasal High Flow Therapy and Humidification Delivery in COVID-19 Webinar

Date: Tuesday 30th June, 7pm BST

Usage of NHF has been a topic of significant discussion throughout the pandemic and this educational event aims to share knowledge and experience whilst discussing questions that still remain to be addressed. 

Please see the attached programme for this online event and feel free to share amongst your colleagues. HERE

Register link: HERE 


RSM COVID-19 Series: For health professionals, by health professionals
This series has been developed to support and unite all healthcare workers on the frontlines with senior decision makers leading the response in this critical fight against COVID-19, as we navigate the challenges presented by the pandemic. Chaired by leading experts, these webinars discuss different topics and challenges that healthcare workers, leaders and the public are facing, and how we are responding. View past episodes, sign up to the mailing list and find out more ►

COVID-19 Series: For health professionals, by health professionals
This highly acclaimed series continues to explore the different topics and challenges that healthcare workers, leaders and the public are facing, and how we are responding. Developed to support and unite all healthcare workers on the frontlines with senior decision makers leading the response in this critical fight against COVID-19, as we navigate the challenges presented by the pandemic.
View past episodes and browse our COVID-19 learning hub 
View upcoming webinars and sign up to the mailing list 

We hope you continue to find this series valuable. Our next episodes might be of interest to your networks. They are all still free to register via zoom, please find the registration links below:

Episode 24: Medical Journals
Date: Tuesday 23 June 2020
Time: 12:30pm - 1:00pm BST
Professor Sir Simon Wessley will speak to Dr Howard Bauchner, Editor-in-Chief of JAMA, and Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-chief of The BMJ, about the role medical journals play in a global pandemic such as COVID-19. Register here 

Episode 25: Thrombotic complications
Date: Thursday 25 June 2020
Time: 12:30pm - 1:00pm BST
Consultant haematologist Dr John Willan speaks to Beverley Hunt OBE, Professor of Thrombosis and Haemostasis at King’s College London, about the thrombotic complications in patients with COVID-19. They will consider whether thrombotic complications are more common for patients with COVID-19, if the rates of these complications can be reduced and if this impacts survival, and whether D-dimer results can be used to determine management. Register here 

Head to RSM Live to browse upcoming specialty webinars, other RSM series including In Conversation Live as well as our LGBTQ+ Healthcare webinar taking place this Friday.

We're adding to our digital event programme by the day. Head to RSM Live to find upcoming specialty webinars and other series including In Conversation Live as well as our upcoming LGBTQ+ Healthcare webinar. 

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you would like any further information or would like to get involved. 

To those of you working on the frontline caring for people with COVID-19, all of us at the RSM would like to express our gratitude and respect.

SAFE ICU Huddle 

Never too busy to learn – a pandemic response’ highlights ways that teams can continue to learn and grow together, acknowledging the exceptionally challenging context that we currently face. View the article and report from Royal College of Physicians HERE

Safety huddles are short multidisciplinary briefings designed to give healthcare staff, clinical and non-clinical the opportunities to understand what is going on with each patient and anticipate future risks to improve patient safety and care. Please find the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust ICU's Safety Huddle training video. Safety of our patients and staff is of vital importance under normal circumstances but even more so in the current situation, we find ourselves in.  View Full Video HERE (Resource Added 02.04.20)


Critical Care Airway Nurse Network Course

To view the Full course resources select HERE

Please contact andrewstewart01145@live.com if you run the full course 


The Lancet online 


LSHTM 


Non-invasive Ventilation Education Video


Clinical Skills.net 


e-learning for Healthcare 


Respiratory Care and Assessment 


The ESC is a vast, diverse community. We learn from each other so that we can give our patients the best possible care. Never has this been more important than during a pandemic. This page is designed to provide you with an array of useful resources. You have a mission. We’re here to help. View information HERE


COVID-19 rapid guideline: critical care in adults​


Developing immediate Critical Care Nursing capacity - View information HERE


Key human factors – When working under pressure - View information HERE


COVID-19 Free Lectures HERE


Moorfields Eye Hospital Emergency Guidelines (Eye Care Guidance during COVID-19 pandemic) - This guide is available from Microguide App which is free on IOS and Android. IOS App HERE Android App HERE


COVID-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application 


Surviving Sepsis Campaign: Guidelines on the Management of Critically Ill Adults with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 


COVID-19: Addressing the Logistical Challenge for Hospitals (VIDEO)


There are a number of other Resources available

To view seven videos made by Royal Berkshire Hospital on the Basic Principles of Critical Care click HERE

To view Resources for non critical care staff and those that have been redeployed click HERE