Suggested Curriculum for Residents


As a resident rotating in the ICU, we recommend reviewing the following topics to fulfill this role 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; topics highlighted in BLUE can be used as a "just in time" resource.

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)
Airway Bag-valve mask ventilation Procedural video
Assessing the airway One-page handout
Endotracheal intubation Procedural video
Rapid sequence intubation Short lecture/video
One-page handout
Video laryngoscopy Short lecture/video
Tracheostomy basics Short lecture/PPT
ICU intubation algorithm from the Difficult Airway Society Short handout