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Critical Care

Last Updated: May 2021

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CHEST Pulse Podcast

COVID-19: Maximizing Utility While Conserving Resources

Moderators: Steven Q. Simpson, MD, FCCP, and Sai Praveen Haranath, MPH, MBBS, FCCP
Panelists: Kalpalatha K. Guntupalli, MD, Master FCCP; Ritwick Agrawal, MD; Richard Branson, MS, RRT; and Vikram Mukherjee, MD


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Patient Information

Navigating an intensive care unit (ICU) experience can be challenging for families. Share the CHEST Foundation’s ICU Guide with your patients and their families.
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News From CHEST Physician®

Sara Hegab, MD

Reclaiming patient-centered care from the grip of COVID-19

By: Sara Hegab, MD
Arguably, one of the greatest challenges created by COVID-19 has been its direct assault on the core values of patient-centered care that we have spent decades striving to promote and embody.

Key Opinion Leader Interview

VTE During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In this video from CHEST’s Critical Care NetWork, join June Chae, MD, and Lisa Moores, MD, FCCP, for a discussion on the management of venous thromboembolism in patients with COVID-19.


"When you look at the pathophysiology of COVID, it really begins to make sense as to why this is such a significant problem."
—Lisa Moores, MD, FCCP

CHEST Simulation Courses

In-person learning is back! Our new course format is designed to ensure your safety against COVID-19.

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Difficult Airway Management

Learn how to work with a team to solve airway problems in a high-fidelity, simulated clinical environment, using scenarios developed from real-life cases.
Date: June 26-27
Location: CHEST Global Headquarters, Glenview, IL
CME Credits/MOC Points: 28.25

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Critical Skills for Critical Care: A Case-Based Approach

Rapid critical care assessment and response are essential skills. Expand your ICU knowledge and experience in a low-stress environment.
Dates: July 23-24 OR July 24-25
Location: CHEST Global Headquarters, Glenview, IL
CME Credits/MOC Points: 28.25

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CHEST SEEK Education

Written and peer reviewed by renowned experts in the critical care, pulmonary, and sleep medicine fields, the online CHEST SEEK Library and print publications include case-based questions and detailed rationales to stimulate and challenge your clinical thought processes; help you prepare for certification or recertification exams; and allow you to obtain CME credit, MOC points, and CE hours.

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CHEST SEEK LIBRARY | Access hundreds of critical care, pulmonary, and sleep medicine questions.  Purchase now »

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