Suggested Curriculum for Residents


As a resident working in the ICU, we recommend reviewing the following topics if they are not already familiar to you. Topics highlighted in RED are critical for your learning; topics highlighted in YELLOW are important for your learning; topics highlighted in GREEN are for your future reference or advanced learning.

You will identify a hyperlink associated with each curriculum item due to the educational resources for that item. For a small number of these items, materials will be available shortly.

Category Topic Available Format(s)
Circulation Shock and vasopressors Short lecture
One-page handout
Approach to sepsis Short lecture
One-page handout
Post-cardiac arrest care Short lecture/PPT
Cardiogenic shock Short lecture/PPT
Atrial fibrillation One-page handout