CSICU CURRICULUM

CARDIAC

CARDIAC SURGERY

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft

Aortic Root Replacement

Aortic Valve Replacement​

Mitral Valve Replacement

MAZE

Temporary Epicardial Pacing

Mechanical Circulatory Devices

Heart Transplant

Cardiac Surgery Medications

THORACIC SURGERY

VATS

Pleurodesis 

Esophagectomy

PULMONARY

Airway

Pleural Effusion

Mechanical Ventilation

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Pulmonary Hypertension

VV-ECMO

GASTROINTESTINAL

Nutrition

Pancreatitis

GI Bleed

Liver Failure

Ischemic Bowel

Clostridium difficile 

GU/RENAL

Electrolyte Derangements 

Acute Renal Failure

Continuous Renal Replacement

Dialysis

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HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY

Anticoagulation

Thrombocytopenia​

Transfusion

ENDOCRINE

Critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency (CIRCI)

Thyroid Disorders

NEURO

Delirium

Anesthesia/Sedation

Stroke

Intracranial Pressure

Hypothermic Cooling

INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Antibiotic Basics

Broad Coverage

Sepsis

Endocarditis

Gram Positive Organisms

Gram Negative Organisms

VASCULAR SURGERY

Type B Dissection

  • TEVAR​

Fem-Fem Bypass

Ultrasound

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... but I would more especially commend the clinician who, in acute diseases, by which the bulk of mankind are cutoff, conducts the treatment better than others.
 
Hippocrates, 400 BC