by Brian Warriner, MD

Gain insight on how to thrive in your professional role on the ICU!

Are you a healthcare professional working on the intensive care unit (ICU)? Are you interested in reviewing the key concepts critical to your success on the ICU? Do you want to gain insights thrive, and exceed your professional expectations? Do you want to review ways to increase patient care on the ICU? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you have come to the right place.

This course will cover all of the following, essential concepts:

  • Common Conditions
  • Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device
  • Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
  • Sedation in the ICU
  • Brain Death Determination

The ICU is one of the most difficult hospital units to work on. Make sure you are on top of your game. Start reviewing with an expert today.

Course Details

  • Videos 9
  • Duration 0:32 h
  • Quiz questions 20
  • Articles 2


Your Educators of course The ICU

 Brian Warriner, MD

Brian Warriner, MD

Dr. Brian Warriner has been an active clinician and teacher in the UBC Faculty of Medicine and has published in the anesthesia and medical literature. He received his MD from UBC and – in 2009 – the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society Clinical Practitioner Award. Additionally, he was the Head of the UBC Department of Anesthesia from January 2002 until 2005 and the merged Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, UBC Faculty of Medicine.

He has traveled to Uganda in the last 5 years, volunteering and helping in the operating room at Mulago Hospital and with the medical teaching at Makerere University. Currently he operates as a health system accreditor/surveyor for Accreditation Canada.

Dr. Warriner’s research has been focused on the use of blood substitutes in surgical patients, the value of pre-operative beta blockers, the reversal of muscle relaxants and the prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting.

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By Osa G. on 02. December 2020 for The ICU

The content of this lecture series in inadequate. I would have been helpful to be exposed to other aspects of ICU in great detail such mechanical ventilation and haemodynamic monitoring (basic non-invasive and invasive monitoring)