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AACN partners in the Critical Care Societies Collaborative (CCSC)

Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)

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

Webcasts and On Demand
SCCM COVID-19 Webcasts and Q&A Sessions

Emergency Resources: COVID-19
SCCM disaster and emergency resource landing page

Critical Care for the Non-ICU Clinician
SCCM's Critical Care for the Non-ICU Clinician provides online education to healthcare professionals who may benefit from critical care training.

U.S. ICU Resource Availability for COVID-19
U.S. ICU Resource Availability for COVID-19- Tiered staffing models

American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)

Updated Recommendations for COVID-19 PPE
Infographic on the sequence of donning and doffing

COVID-19: Updates and Resources
CHEST COVID-19 updates and resources landing page; eLearning modules and frontline interviews

COVID-19: Guidelines and Statements
Guidelines and Statements from CHEST including nice summary of SCCM paper

American Thoracic Society (ATS)

COVID-19 Clinician Resources
COVID-19 resources for practitioners

Nursing Professional Associations

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN)

Staffing Toolkit
Self-assessment survey, crisis staffing model and pocket reference to evaluate, manage and educate contingent staff members

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

ELNEC Resources for COVID-19
End of Life Nurse Education Center has adapted its resources to address the care of patients with COVID 19. Topics include palliative care, communication skills and self-care strategies.

American Nurses Association (ANA)

ANA COVID-19 Resource Center
ANA COVID-19 resource landing page

Project Firstline
Free tools related to infection prevention guidelines, COVID-19 precautions and best practices.

ANA COVID-19 Video Education Series
Focused COVID-19 video education series.

Crisis Standard of Care
Guidance offers answers to frequent challenges nurses and their colleagues address during crisis situations.

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN)

Toolkit for the Perianesthesia and Non-ICU Nurses
Toolkit to provide guidance to perianesthesia and non-ICU nurses who may be working in these extreme situations

Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD)

Optimizing Nursing Staff During a Pandemic
The webinar describes a rapid orientation process for deploying nurses to ensure safe patient care during workforce shortages.

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)

Managing Stress & Self-Care During COVID-19: Information for Nurses
Prioritizing self-care becomes more crucial than ever during a time like this. Burnout significantly impacts your health and your ability to provide the best possible care. Taking steps to manage your stress and any anxiety is just as important as taking care of your physical health!

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

ENA COVID-19 Information Webpage
ENA dedicated webpage with most relevant, up-to-date news as well as valuable resources regarding COVID-19

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA)

Primary Palliative Care for COVID-19 Patients
Hospice/Palliative Care experts provide guides for symptom management. Short, easy to read and can be downloaded or printed for free. Relevant articles from their journal are also freely accessible

Associations, Foundations, and Governmental Agencies

American Heart Association (AHA)

Interim CPR guidelines
New guidance aims to balance providing timely high-quality CPR and protecting the safety of the rescuer

Interim Guidance for Healthcare Providers during COVID-19 Outbreak
Interim guidance on CPR and emergency cardiovascular care for patients with known or suspected COVID-19

Interim Guidance on Extensions for AHA Instructor & Provider Cards during COVID-19 Outbreak
Interim Guidance on Extensions for AHA Instructor & Provider Cards during COVID-19 Outbreak

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN)

Enteral Nutrition with COVID-19: Managing the ARDS Patient in the Prone Position
Short video to answer your questions about enteral feeding patients in the proned position

Tip Sheet: How to Enterally Feed the Prone Patient with COVID-19
Tip Sheet to guide enteral feeding patients in the proned position

American Society of Hospital Pharmacists (ASHP)

Assessment of Evidence for COVID-19-Related Treatments
ASHP provides this evidence table to help practitioners better understand current approaches related to treatment and care

AHFS Drug Information® Username: Password: covid-19
Open Access for 60 Days Effective March 16, 2020

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF)

Novel coronavirus COVID-19) Anesthesia Resource Center
Resources for perioperative considerations, airway management, PPE, and FAQs and Multiple content sources of interest to those addressing ventilation and airway management

Strategies to Optimize Provision of Mechanical Ventilation
U.S. Public Health Service recommendations for managing COVID-infected patients when the availability of ventilators and other ventilator support resources is limited.

Recommendations for Airway Management in a Patient with Suspected Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Infection
Recommendations for Airway Management in a Patient with Suspected Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Infection

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

CAPC COVID-19 Response Resources
Resources for communication, symptom management, and online courses have been made publicly available.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Strategies for Mitigating Staffing Shortages
Suggestions to healthcare facilities facing short staffing due to COVID-19 that can be adopted based on the specific facilities resources and needs

Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators
Strategies for Optimizing the Supply of N95 Respirators

Strategies for putting on personal protective equipment
Printable PDF poster with infographic for use anywhere

Discontinuation of Transmission-Based Precautions and Disposition of Patients with COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings (Interim Guidance)
Reference to guide healthcare regarding discontinuing transmission-based precautions and discharging hospitalized patients with COVID-19

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Enforcement Policy for Ventilators and Accessories and Other Respiratory Devices During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency
FDA recommendations on ventilators, accessories and other respiratory devices

Medical Glove Conservation Strategies: Letter to Health Care Providers
Letter to Health Care Providers- Medical Glove Conservation Strategies:

Enforcement Policy for Face Masks and Respirators During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency (Revised)
FDA recommendations on face masks and respirators

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

COVID-19 Real-Time Learning Network
Expertly-curated, timely resources for the frontline health care community

National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC)

Webinar- PPE Extended use, reuse, and innovative decontamination strategies
Webinar on N95 Filtering Face-piece Respirators Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) Process for Decontamination and Reuse.

Video- Personal Protective Equipment for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Video guidance for the donning and doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for 2019-nCoV/COVID-19 following the CDC guidelines: Standard, Contact, and Airborne Precautions.

PPE (COVID-19) Use and Conservation
Resources- Flyers, videos and checklists on PPE use and conservation reflecting the current supply shortage

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)Treatment Guidelines
Treatment guidelines for providing care for patients with COVID-19. These guidelines will be frequently updated with the latest evidence as it becomes available