Dear colleagues,

The European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) has launched, in cooperation with the European Commission, a training programme which includes online self-learning and local face to face training sessions. The curriculum includes topics such as:

  • Personal safety, donning and doffing of PPE in times of COVID19
  • Introduction to ICU
  • The ICU Patient: General Aspects & Admission Sequence
  • Basics of respiratory support
  • Basics of hemodynamic monitoring
  • Sepsis and infections
  • Other Aspects of ICU Care
  • Team care

ESICM has asked the national societies to inform their members and to act as an intermediate.  More information can be found in the following document  and/or by mailing to

The SIZ Board



The SIZ meeting was attended by over 200 people. You can rewatch the symposium through the following link :

FOD Update

FOD ( Siensano) daily update


Belgian guidelines

Belgian treatment guideline (update19 march)

Belgian ethical guideline update 27/03   ( Dutch – French)


Protocols and treatment info shared by Belgian ICU colleagues and hospitals 

1.IZ protocol COVID19 Kortrijk

2.Italian feedback on NIV in COVID ( shared by F. Taccone)

3.Protective measures at UZ Brussels (video)

4.Protocol & SOP’s UZ Brussels


All protocols are published with the approval of the authors, who cannot be held responsible when their protocol is used outside their own institution


Useful links national &  foreign scientific organizations

1.Intensive care e-learning  ( = teaching tool voornamelijk voor niet intensivisten .Eerst persoonlijk account maken ;  nadien activatiecode vragen aan ; ten slotte code activeren via )

2.Internet book of critical care

3.ESICM guidelines




7.Interaction of drugs with COVID 19 treatments

8. Eurotransplant letter

Other links 

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