Welcome to SurgicalCriticalCare.net!

Surgicalcriticalcare.net is an online, interactive, educational resource based at the Surgical Critical Care Fellowship program at Orlando Regional Medical Center. It is open to any physician, nurse, respiratory therapist, medical student, or other allied healthcare provider interested in the discipline of Surgical Critical Care or Acute Care Surgery. SurgicalCriticalCare.net is designed to provide rapid access to essential information for caring for patients with critical illness.

The ACGME-accredited Surgical Critical Care Fellowship at Orlando Regional Medical Center has been internationally recognized since its inception in 1997. Our fellows receive state-of-the- art training in patient resuscitation and management as well as intensive care unit & trauma center administration, research, evidence-based medicine guideline development, statistical analysis, and quality improvement (including Six Sigma and LEAN methodology). Many of our fellows now direct intensive care units and trauma centers around the world.


Headlines

Dr. Cheatham is currently volunteering with Samaritan's Purse / World Medical Mission in Togo, West Africa. Click on the "Missions Blog" above to read daily updates on the patients and surgical procedures he is encountering.




Two years ago, Orlando Regional Medical Center responded to one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history. The Orlando Health Disaster Response Project is a multimedia resource intended to help hospitals prepare for mass casualty events. Available at www.orlandohealth.com/disasterresponse, over 30 chapters detail a department-by-department response to the Pulse Nightclub tragedy including valuable lesons learned and recommendations for preparing your hospital for mass casualty events. Click on the image to watch how ORMC responded to a mass shooting occurring 2100 feet from our hospital.
Watch Dr. Michael Cheatham describe Orlando Health's response to the Pulse Nightclub shooting including an overview of the lessons learned and how your hospital can prepare.

Latest EBM Guidelines

Our Evidence Based Medicine guidelines are used in intensive care units and hospitals around the world. New guidelines are written each month and existing guidelines are revised as new evidence becomes available. We encourage you to check back frequently to see the latest additions to our EBM guideline library.


Instructional Videos

Percutaneous tracheostomy insertion
Central venous catheter insertion
Build Your Own "Stop the Bleed" Kit