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myT&TMA Newsletter - January 2022

WHO Critical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI) Training Short Course

We are pleased to announce the online course “WHO Critical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infection Training Short Course” on OpenWHO.

You can access the course through the following link: https://openwho.org/courses/severe-acute-respiratory-infection

The WHO Critical Care Training Short Course for Severe Acute Respiratory Infection (SARI) includes content on clinical management of patients with a severe acute respiratory infection.

This course is intended for clinicians who are working in intensive care units (ICUs) in low and middle-income countries and managing adult and pediatric patients with severe forms of acute respiratory infection (SARI), including severe pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), sepsis and septic shock. It is a hands-on practical guide to be used by health care professionals involved in critical care management during outbreaks of influenza virus (seasonal) human infection due avian influenza virus (H5N1, H7N9), MERS-CoV, nCoV or other emerging respiratory viral epidemics.

By the end of this course, participants should:

Possess some of the necessary tools that can be used to care for the critically ill patient from hospital entry to hospital discharge.

There are 14 modules, as follows:

Module 1: Introduction to nCoV and IPC
Module 2: Clinical Syndromes and Pathophysiology of Sepsis and ARDS
Module 3: Triage
Module 4: Monitoring
Module 5: Diagnostics
Module 6: Oxygen Therapy
Module 7: Antimicrobials
Module 8: Sepsis
Module 9: Mechanical Ventilation
Module 10: Sedation
Module 11: Best Practices to Prevent Complications
Module 12: Liberation from Mechanical Ventilation
Module 13: Quality in Critical Care
Module 14: Pandemic Preparedness and Ethical Considerations
The course will take approximately 10 hours to finish.

myT&TMA Newsletter - January 2022