EM Residents should rotate in a SICU. If your program doesn't send you through, it probably is worth an elective and a major trauma center. My friend, Rich Savel, has created a couple of videos to orient his rotators to the unit. I think they would be valuable for any resuscitation resident.
Additional Resources for SICU Education
- EMCrit Wee – Webinar I Gave to Pulm/Crit Care Fellows on Avoiding Intubation and Initial Ventilation of COVID19 Patients - April 4, 2020
- EMCrit 269 – Rationing of Critical Care and Ventilators in COVID19 with Reub Strayer - March 31, 2020
- EMCrit Wee – Stop Kneejerk Intubation with the EMCrit Crew - March 30, 2020