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Critical Care Workforce While it has been generally acknowledged and widely appreciated that the shortages in nursing, respiratory care practitioners and pharmacists have already reached crisis levels, there had been conflicting forecasts of the adequacy of the present and future physician labor market throughout the 1990s.¬† Because of this, the ATS, CHEST and SCCM formed […]


The CCSC embarked on two projects related to training and competency in critical care. They are: 1. Internal Medicine Critical Care Subspecialty Milestones 2. Educational Pathways in Internal Medicine for Critical Care The two complementary activities are described in more detail below. Internal Medicine Critical Care Subspecialty Milestones This group will produce curricular milestones for […]

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The four major U.S. professional and scientific societies with an interest critical care the¬†American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) and Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) continue to work together to address issues common to members of all four organizations and the patients […]