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Critical Care Primer: Educational Resources for Non-ICU Clinicians

Recommended Education

ICU Primer (YouTube 37:14)

Katrina Hawkins, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine; Assistant Professor of Medicine, The George Washington University

Just in Time: Basic Management of a Ventilator (YouTube 21:17)

Babak Sarani, MD, FACS, FCCM Professor of Surgery, The George Washington Unversity Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery, The GW Medical Faculty Associates & George Washington University Hospital

Key Resources for Education

Critical Care for Non-Intensivists

Critical Care: COVID-19

Airway Management

Noninvasive respiratory support

Mechanical Ventilation


GW Updates

COVID-19 GW Health Updates

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Professional Practice


Babak Sarani, Courtney Paul, Danielle DavisonHana Akselrod, Jalil Ahari, Laura Abate & Philip Zapanta

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COVID-19 Evidence Base Care


Point-of-Care Summaries

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