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 September 27, 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.

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 !