UW School of Nursing

April 28, 2022

Critical Care 2020

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Critical Care 2020
On-Demand Program

Course Desciption

This online program is designed as an introductory, supplemental, or refresher course on issues pertaining to Critical Care Nursing. Sessions focus on Prone Positioning of the ARDS Patient, Hemodynamics, COVID-19 in the Critical Care Setting, and Moral Distress and Resiliency. Teaching methods include video lectures, PDF handouts, and case study analysis.

Target Audience

Nurses and other healthcare professionals who work in Critical Care healthcare settings, Emergency Departments, and other interested healthcare professionals.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be better able to:

  1. Describe the physiologic effects of prone positioning.
  2. Develop a knowledge base to assist with developing specific strategies in response to moral distress that are focused on balance and whole health.
  3. Identify treatment standards for the critically ill patient diagnosed with COVID-19.
  4. Define the four mechanisms of Shock.

Featured Topics

  1. Why Prone Positioning in ARDS?  Sunny Ohman
  2. Moral Distress and Evidence Based Interventions to Resilience  Desiree Wood
  3. ICU Management of COVID-19  Desiree Wood
  4. Hemodynamics of Shock  Desiree Wood


  • Sunny Ohman, MSN, CRNA, ACNP-B, Associate Professor University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle
  • Desiree Wood, DNP, ARNP, ARNP, VA Puget Sound MICU/CCU, Seattle