Covid-19 Critical Care: Understanding and Application

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.

Topics covered include:

  • COVID-19 specific critical care
  • Ventilation and organ support
  • Daily practice of critical care
  • Self-care and staff wellbeing


By the end of the course, you’ll be able to…

  • Apply the current and evolving principles of personal protective equipment (PPE) 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
  • Reflect critically on the complex elements required to achieve both self- awareness and self-compassion in a high-tension environment.


  • Critical Care Workforce Group
  • Fundamentals of ITU



University of Edinburgh, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

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