INPATIENT CARE Resources

UPDATED 6/1/2020

PROTOCOLS/GUIDELINES

ANA COVID-19 RESOURCES

Source: ANA

Description: ANA resources for nurses on COVID -19 response including what nurses need to know, crisis standards of care, advocacy, nurse ethics, infection control and prevention, information for school nurses, volunteer resources and response, mental health and wellbeing for nurses, and research resources.

Keywords: What nurses need to know; Crisis Standards of Care; Advocacy; Nurse ethics; Infection control and prevention; Information for school nurses; Volunteer resources and response; Mental health and well-being of nurses; Research and resources

Language: English

https://www.nursingworld.org/practice-policy/work-environment/health-safety/disaster-preparedness/coronavirus/

 

ACEP COVID-19 FIELD GUIDE

Source: American College of Emergency Phyicians

Description: American College of Emergency Physicians field guide to COVID-19 response; includes home and work safety, guidelines, protocols, issues for special populations; business issues; and personal well-being and resilience.

Keywords: ACEP COVID-19 Field Guide; Home safety; Work Safety; EMS; Triage; Patient Presentation; Assessment; Diagnosis; Risk stratification; Treatment; Special Populations; Business; Regulations and liability; Personal Wellbeing and Resilience; Impact on education, licensure, and credentialing.Language: English

https://www.acep.org/corona/covid-19-field-guide/cover-page/

BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL COVID-19 CLINICAL GUIDELINES

Source: Brigham and Women's Hospital

Description: This document is intended as a resource for clinicians caring for critically-ill COVID-19 patients, based on available evidence and recommendations of governing bodies. The recommendations do not replace clinical judgment or the need for individualized patient care plans.

Key Words: Hospital COVID-19 Clinical Guidelines; Hospital protocols for clinical course, prognosis, and epidemiology; ED and inpatient floor management, triage and transfers; respiratory and pulmonology; therapeutics and clinical trials; infectious disease; cardiology; shock: septic, cardiogenic, and cytokine; cardiac arrest; hematology; nephrology; neurology; gastroenterology; oncology; intubation and anesthesiology; palliative care; surgery; obstetrics; and ethics.Language: English

https://covidprotocols.org

CLINICAL PRACTICE MANAGEMENT

Source: Department of Defense

Date Posted: 3/23/20

Description: DoD Practice Management Guide

Key Words: Clinical Practice Management

Language: English

https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/18bd1084-a2c3-484d-80ae-715b2f65c509/downloads/DoD%20COVID-19%20Practice%20Management%20Guide%20V1.0.pdf?ver=1586521969182

 

CMS COVID-19 GUIDANCE

Source: CMS

Date Update: 4/11/20

Description: Emergency Preparedness and Response Operations current emergencies. CMS guidance on the following: clinical and technical guidance; billing and coding guidance; survey and certification guidance; coverage guidance; provider enrollment guidance; Medicaid and CHIP guidance; marketplace plan guidance; Open payments guidance; and partner and stakeholders resources.

Key Words: Clinical and technical guidance; billing and coding guidance; survey and certification guidance; coverage guidance; provider enrollment guidance; Medicaid and CHIP guidance; marketplace plan guidance; Open payments guidance; and partner and stakeholders resources.

Language: English

https://www.cms.gov/About-CMS/Agency-Information/Emergency/EPRO/Current-Emergencies/Current-Emergencies-page

COMMUNICATION GUIDE/COVID-19

Source: University of Washington

Date posted: 3/31/20

Description:Communication guide: COVID-19 COMMUNICATION TIPS: These were compiled by Dr. Anthony Back, professor of medicine at University of Washington in Seattle and founder of VitalTalk. This is a super-concentrated blast of tips focused on COVID.

Key Words: Communication guide; testing; screening; treatment

Language: English

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uSh0FeYdkGgHsZqem552iC0KmXIgaGKohl7SoeY2UXQ/mobilebasic

COVID CARE PROTOCOL

Source: Eastern Virginia Medical School

Date Updated: 4/7/20

Description: EVMS recommended approach to COVID-19 based on the best (and most recent) available literature including the Shanghai Management Guideline for COVID

Key Words: Medical Information; COVID Care protocol; COVID-19 in Pregnancy;

Languages: English, Spanish

https://www.evms.edu/covid-19/medical_information_resources/

ELSEVIER COVID-19 HEALTHCARE HUB

Source: Elsevier

Description: Elsevier COVID-19 Healthcare Hub: central portal to clinical guidance, nursing and allied health careplans and checklists, and patient education.

Key Words: Community care; ambulatory care; emergency care; inpatient; ICU; critical care; expert insights; COVID-19 guidelines; research resources

Languages: English, Spanish

https://covid-19.elsevier.health/

NIH COVID-19 GUIDELINES

Source: NIH

Date Updated: 4/21/2020

Description: These Treatment Guidelines have been developed to inform clinicians how to care for patients with COVID-19. The recommendations in these Guidelines are based on scientific evidence and expert opinion. Each recommendation includes two ratings: a letter (A, B, or C) that indicates the strength of the recommendation and a Roman numeral (I, II, or III) that indicates the quality of the evidence that supports the recommendation.

Key Words: Critical care; therapeutic options under investigation; concomitant medications;

Language: English

https://www.covid19treatmentguidelines.nih.gov/introduction

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON MEDICINE COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

Source: University of Washington Medicine

Date Updated: 4/14/20

Description: University of Washington Medicine COVID-19 resource page with links and pdfs to protocols and guidance for patient care; operations and facilities; and death services.

Key Words: Patient care protocols; algorithms; clinical guidance; neonatal care protocols; obstetrics, labor and delivery protocols; PPE; patient care; policy and literature; post acute and long term care; operations and facilities; staff; risk managment and legal; autopsy; death services; IT; vendor and delivery;

Language: English

https://covid-19.uwmedicine.org/Pages/default.aspx

COURSES

COVID-19 ONLINE COURSES

Source: WHO

Description: Online courses in multiple languages to address COVID-19 response and mitigation. Example: Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Languages: Multiple

Key words: Infection Prevention and Control (IPC); ePROTECT Respiratory Infections (EN); Clinical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infection;Emerging respiratory viruses, including COVID-19: methods for detection, prevention, response and control

https://openwho.org/courses

COVID-19 PULMONARY, ARDS, AND VENTILATOR RESOURCES

Source: AACN

Description: Resources quickly provides learners with the knowledge and resources to provide essential care to ICU patients with coronavirus. To support you and other nurses who need to cross train to care for patients with COVID-19, AACN is making this eLearning course available for all nurses, at no charge, to provide vital resources during this challenging time.

Key Words: COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator

https://www.aacn.org/education/online-courses/covid-19-pulmonary-ards-and-ventilator-resources

EDX MECHANICAL VENTILATION

Source: edX/ Harvard University

Date Started: 4/21/20

Description: . Mechanical Ventilation for COVID-19: This course will provide licensed medical professionals with an understanding of mechanical ventilation so they can support the critical care team caring for patients receiving mechanical ventilation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Still open for enrollment.

Key Words: Mechanical Ventilation

Language: English

https://www.edx.org/course/mechanical-ventilation-for-covid-19

 

EPICC COVID-19 PROGRAM

Source: EPICC COVID19

Date Updated: 5/13/2020

Description: EPICC COVID19 a free, open source, international nursing program. The EPICC Programs are the collection of Canada’s Emergency Nursing courses. There are three regular courses – Foundations, Trauma and Pediatrics.

Key Words: Assessment framwork; critical care nursing; infection control and PPE; oxygenation and ventilation; hemodynamics and vasocactive medications; intubation and nursing care; sedation and pain management for critical care nurses; critical care transport and covid; diagnositcs and procedures; ethics and wellness; teamwork in covid

Language: English

https://covid19.epicclearning.ca/?utm_source=EPICC%20-%20All%20Students%20-%20Worldwide&utm_campaign=c7418456e7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_10_03_05_38_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3068b5273c-c7418456e7-&mc_cid=c7418456e7&mc_eid=%5BUNIQID%5D

 

HEALTHSTREAM COVID-19 RESOURCES

Source: HealthStream

Description: To support caregivers and healthcare organizations as they respond to this crisis, HealthStream is offering a collection of carefully curated courses to all customers for free. Relevant to COVID-19 coronavirus, these courses are designed to educate and retrain staff on current guidelines for infection control across various care settings, ventilator safety, precautions for airborne pathogens and coding of COVID-19 related cases. We also offer best practices for using personal protective equipment (PPE), and maintaining proper hand hygiene to prevent a further coronavirus outbreak. In addition, we have created an easy to use poster toolkit and helpful links from the CDC website.

Key Words: Acute care; post-acute care; home health; critical care; medical-surgical; non-licenses; self-care; infection control; safety; transport; blood administration; laboratory; pain; med calculation; cardio; pulmonary; renal; multi-system.

Language: English

https://www.healthstream.com/quarterly-pages/coronavirus?utm_source=social_ad&utm_medium=fb_ad&utm_campaign=coronavirus-resources

INFORMATIONAL SERIES

 

APHA/NAM COVID-19 WEBINAR SERIES

Source: APHA/ NAM

Description: Brought to you by the American Public Health Association and the National Academy of Medicine, this webinar series is exploring the state of the science surrounding the current outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States and globally, with a focus on the emerging evidence on how to best mitigate its impact. Hear from trusted experts in such fields as public health, infectious disease, risk communication, and crisis standards of care.

Key Words: Social distancing; spread and treatment; crisis standards of care; testing; COVID and health equity

Language: English

https://www.covid19conversations.org/

HOLY NAME MEDICAL CENTER YOUTUBE/OPERATIONAL SOLUTIONS

Source: Holy Name Medical Center holyname.org Teaneck, New Jersey

Date Posted: 4/17/20

Description: Holy Name Medical Center video provides practical solutions to outfit hospital setting for COVID-19 screening, testing, and treatment. Addresses staffing and operational/facilities issues.

Key Words: Hospital; operations; facilities; negative pressure rooms; staffing; PPE

Language: English

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yTmbirx5xPc

 

LITERATURE RESOURCES

COVID-19 LITERATURE SURVEILLANCE TEAM

Source: COVID-19 Literature Surveillance Team

Description: They are an affiliated group of medical students, PhDs, and physicians keeping up with the latest research on SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19. They find the newest articles, read them, grade their level of evidence, and bring you the bottom line. Our goal is to empower you to take the best care of yourself and those in your care.

Key Words: Climate (prevailing trend of public opinion); epidemiology - global, symptoms and clinical presentation, pediatrics; understanding the pathology - biomechanics, immune response; transmission and prevention - developments in transmission and prevention, prevention in the community, prevention in the hospital; management - general, acute care, internal medicine, Ob/Gyn, pediatrics, surgery; Adjusting practice during COVID - acute care, internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, pallative; R&D: Diagnositics and Treatment - current diagnostics, developments in diagnostics, developments in treatments; mental health and resilience needs; silver linings;

Language: English

https://www.covid19lst.org/

 

LitCOVID

Source: National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Date Posted: 4/12/20

Description: LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. It is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to 4037 (and growing) relevant articles in PubMed. The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics and geographic locations for improved access.

Key Words: Literature hub; up-to-date scientific information

Citation: Chen Q, Allot A, Lu Z. Keep up with the latest coronavirus research. Nature. 2020;579(7798):193.

Language: English

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/research/coronavirus/

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