This free course from the World Health Organization includes content on clinical management of patients with a severe acute respiratory infection.
It is intended for clinicians who are working in intensive care units (ICUs) in low and middle-income countries and managing adult and paediatric 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 healthcare professionals involved in clinical care management during outbreaks of influenza virus (seasonal) human infection due avian influenza virus (H5N1, H7N9), MERS-CoV, COVID-19 or other emerging respiratory viral epidemics.
Learning objectives: 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.
Course duration: Approximately 10 hours.
Target audience: This course is intended for clinicians who are working in intensive care units (ICUs) in low and middle-income countries.
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