Quality Improvement & Patient Safety

COVID-19 Resources

There is so much out there on COVID-19 both reputable and not. We have put together some high yield links below:


Resource Title

Resource Category

Resource Description

ACEP COVID-19 Field Guide


ACEP COVID-19 Field Guide provides a table of contents with information on Home Safety, Work Safety including ACEP statements on PPE, EMS, Triage, Patient Presentation, Assessment, Diagnosis, Risk Stratification, Treatment, Special Populations, Business, Regulations & Liability, Personal Well-Being and Resilience, and Impact on Education, Licensure and Credentialing

EMCrit Resource


EMCrit resource prepared by Josh Farcas prepared this COVID-19 Internet Book on Critical Care (IBCC) overview for EMCrit that covers Basic Biology, Infection Control, Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis, Disposition and Pitfalls

Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines


Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines on the Critically Ill Adults with COVID-19 created by the Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 panel which included 36 experts from 12 countries and in this document issued 54 statements, 4 of which are best practice statements and 9 are strong recommendations and covered topics of infection control, laboratory diagnosis and specimens, hemodynamic support, ventilator support and COVID-19 therapy.

CDC Coronavirus


Overview of COVID with information you can give patients, family members or even coworkers. This particular link has good information for those in the world of administration about PPE guidance and preserving supplies.

ACEP EngagED COVID Communication Hub


EngagED communication hub for COVID-19, communication page, can select daily digests

COVID-19 Airway Mgmt

Airway mgmt

Free airway resources including links to consensus statements, podcasts and other airway management guidelines related to COVID-19 as part of the Difficult Airway Course website

NIH Treatment Guidelines


NIH treatment guidelines for clinical care of COVID-19 patients, panel includes ACEP, CDC, IDSA, NIH, FDA, American College of Chest Physicians, American Thoracic Society, Society Critical Care Medicine, Dept VA, Dept of Defense and others

COVID-19 Hopkins Map


Worldwide map of confirmed coronavirus cases, deaths, patients tested and recovered


Data projections

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) COVID-19 projections per state of hospital, ICU bed and ventilator needs

IHI COVID-19 Resource Page


Institute for Healthcare Improvement landing page for COVID-19 related quality improvement resources


Mental Health

Meditation, stress relief, mindfulness for healthcare professionals. Helps us take care of ourselves while caring for others during this stressful time. Free access to Headspace plus with NPI for healthcare professionals

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