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Critical Skills for Critical Care
Get Hands-on with CHEST Simulation Courses
In-person training with expert instructors
Keep your knowledge and skill set up-to-date with our expert-led continuing medical education courses. Get all the relevant updates plus the irreplaceable benefits of hands-on instruction and practice.
About this course
Training together as members of an interprofessional critical care team is essential for providing high-quality care. In this course, you’ll receive leading-edge updates on best practices for team-based ICU care, ranging from ultrasound procedures to airway management methods.
Leaders in critical care education will teach state-of-the-art techniques relevant to every critical care provider, including physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Through hands-on simulations and live models for ultrasound, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot mechanical ventilation challenges, perform bedside critical care ultrasound, and more.
Return to your practice with greater mastery of the everyday skills you use in the ICU, and prepare to serve your patients with even higher levels of expertise and care.
What you’ll learn
Principles of diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, airway management, and ventilator management
Common ultrasound-guided procedures, including central venous catheter insertion, paracentesis, thoracentesis, and tube thoracostomy
Skills in laryngoscopy, bag-mask ventilation, and extraglottic airway insertion
Systematic approaches to airway management
Selection of appropriate mechanical ventilator modes and settings for patients in respiratory failure
Who should attend
Critical Care Medicine
Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Physicians
All experience levels
Prerecorded lectures and videos