Coronavirus disease(COVID-19)

Our goal at CACCN is to support critical care nurses in Canada by ensuring you have information, knowledge and educational resources to assist you in caring for COVID-19 patients. This information includes ensuring you have the resources to also protect yourself from infection.

ICI Radio (francais)  – Under Section ”Les informations régionales avec Lyne-Françoise Pelletier”. Article:

  • Updated as of December 12, 2021
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Tool Kit for Health Care Providers The National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI) Recommendations on the use of COVID-19 vaccines. The NACI COVID-19 vaccine statement has been updated to reflect current evidence on rates for vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia (VITT). This update also includes clarifications to existing recommendations on interchangeability within the mRNA vaccine platform.
  • Voici une mise à jour récente aux Recommandations sur l’utilisation des vaccins contre la COVID-19 du Comité consultatif national de l’immunisation (CCNI). La déclaration du CCNI sur les vaccins contre la COVID-19 a été mise à jour à la lumière des données actuelles sur les taux de thrombocytopénie thrombotique immunitaire induite par le vaccin (TTIV). Cette mise à jour comprend aussi des clarifications aux recommandations actuelles sur l’interchangeabilité dans la plateforme de vaccin à ARNm.

Upcoming Webinar

  • NEW! The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) presents a Webinar for Health Care Providers : COVID-19 Vaccine for Pediatric Use in Canada (Monday, December 13, 12:00PM – 1:15PM EST)
  • General information:  

    Organization / Information / ResourceLink
    The following is provided for information only.Posting does not constitute endorsement.
    Honouring Our PatientsHeartbeat in a Bottle
    Preparation, Tutorial
    (Vitalite NB)
    World Health OrganizationWebsite
    Rolling Events
    Clinical management of severe acute respiratory infection when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected
    Health CanadaCOVID-19 Updates
    COVID-19 Maps/TrackersWhere the Cases Are
    COVID-19 Tracker Canada
    Mapping the COVID-19 Outbreak
    Visual Guide to the Pandemic
    American Association of Critical-Care NursesCoronavirus Information
    AACN COVID-19 Top 5 Resources
    Pocket Cards
    Procedure Manual
    Ethical Triage and End-of-Life Care
    Moral Distress in Times of Crisis
    To the Newly Graduated Nurse
    Resources from the US Medical Community
    Alberta Health ServicesICU Refresher Booklet 2020
    British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)FEPA – Focused Education Preparation Advancing Frontline RNs
    Register and Access
    Canadian Blood ServicesUpdate on organ donation and transplantation services
    Canadian Institute for Health InformationCOVID-19
    Canadian Nurses AssociationCOVID Resources
    Canadian Society of Hospital PharmacistsCOVID Webinar Series
    Pharmacy Practice Resources
    Canadian Society of Critical Care MedicineCOVID Tracker
    Collection of LiteratureCOVID Papers
    Continulus Complimentary COVID-19 Educational Resources

    Complimentary Podcasts
    Covid Collective – A collection of physicians, communicators & citizens on the frontlines. Covid Collective
    Critical Care Education Pandemic Preparedness Team (Ontario)QuickICUTraining
    FOAMed / FOAMcast Critical Care
    ICN – International Council of NursesCOVID (Youtube)
    ICU-PandemicCovid Resources
    MedCramVentilator Course
    Vent Pearls Explained Clearly
    Pandemic Explained Clearly
    Medical Acid Base and ABGs Explained Clearly
    Lung Ultrasound Explained Clearly
    McMaster University – Senior Medical StudentsCOVID Literature Review
    Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada (NSWOCC) PPE Resources
    Open PediatricsCOVID-19
    Youtube Playlist
    NEW OrngeCompassion Fatigue
    Resus Tonight with Allan & Rob Podcasts
    Room 2017Using Music in Hospice, Palliative Care
    Society of Critical Care Medicine Educational Resources
    South China Morning PostHow it all began
    Tema FoundationPPE for Your Mind
    The Internet Book of Critical CareCOVID Resources
    The Lancet Infectious Diseases Complimentary COVID-19 Articles
    UK Intensive Care SocietyWellbeing Resource Library
    University of CalgaryCovid Corner
    US National Library of MedicineLitCovid (article collection)
    Alberta Critical Care Research Network
    British Columbia
    British Columbia Centre for Disease Control
    New Brunswick English
    Newfoundland / LabradorNova Scotia
    Northwest TerritoriesNunavutOntario
    Prince Edward IslandQuebec
    #WEGOTTHIS Challenge for Critical Care Nurses and Teams #ONSENOCCUPE Tout un défi pour le personnel infirmier et les équipes œuvrant dans les soins intensifs
    We are so grateful for the Canadian public showing amazing support for healthcare workers with their nightly shout outs / make some noise, meals, and those heartfelt simple thank you’s.  CACCN was challenged to show how much we appreciate the public’s support. 

    CACCN was challenged to show how much we appreciate the public’s support.  We encourage you and your teams to take photos with our signs: Critical Care Nurses and/or Critical Care Healthcare Team and post on your social media platforms – Twitter: be sure to tag @caccn1 and/or post directly to our Facebook page OR send to with your hospital name and we will post for you! We challenge you to send this message right across the country!
    Nous remercions ardemment le grand public canadien de son appui exceptionnel manifesté tous les soirs à l’égard des travailleurs de la santé, soit par des cris de soutien, des bruits, des repas, soit par de vives marques de gratitude. L’ACIISI tient à exprimer sa grande appréciation pour le soutien reçu du public. Nous vous encourageons donc, vous et vos équipes, de prendre des photos avec nos écriteaux « Personnel infirmier en soins intensifs » et de les afficher sur vos plateformes de médias sociaux à l’aide des hashtags #ONSENOCCUPE #NURSING – Twitter : prenez soin de baliser @caccn1 et / ou de les afficher directement sur notre page Facebook Nous vous invitons même à faire circuler ce message partout au pays !