What is COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources?

“COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources” is an online course available 24/7 featuring the latest information nurses need to provide care for those with COVID-19.

Course Content

Learners are immersed in real-world ICU scenarios, while interactive elements encourage the development of safe and effective practices. The modules are divided into four units that cover:

  • 1Analyzing ABGs and managing patients’ oxygen delivery including oxygenation and ventilation

  • 2Caring for patients with acute respiratory failure and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)

  • 3Administering care for patients requiring endotracheal intubation or invasive mechanical ventilation, and troubleshooting ventilators

  • 4Managing patients on mechanical ventilation, including spontaneous awakening trials, neuromuscular blockade, prevention of complications, weaning from ventilation and extubation.

  • 5Now Included: Key procedures from the ‘AACN Procedure Manual for High Acuity, Progressive and Critical Care’ are now available for free, courtesy of Elsevier.

Up to 4.5 hours of Learning
CE certificates for completed modules of this free course are available at no cost to all learners.

Get Started

Cross train or refresh your skills with COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources.

AACN offers the following resources:

Customer Support
Sales Support and Technical Support
Diverse topics of interest to critical care
COVID-19 Resources
Ensuring that you have the knowledge you need to be ready to care for coronavirus (COVID-19) patients and to protect yourself from infection
Micro-Credential: COVID-19 Pulmonary and Ventilator Care
Validate your knowledge to care for mechanically ventilated patients.

This CE activity expires on March 25, 2026.