Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS)
Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) is a two-day course for training non-intensivist healthcare professionals to manage critically ill patients for the first 24 hours of critical care. The course concentrates on adult critical care.
May 18-19, 2023
September 21-22, 2023
On-Site at SimTiki
The Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) Course is a two-day comprehensive course addressing fundamental management principles for the first 24 hours of critical care. This is version 7 of the FCCS course.
CME: Approved for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- Didactic lectures
- Case based skill stations
- Pre & Post tests
- SCCM Certificate Requirements:
- Attendance at didactic sessions
- Completion of skill stations
- Open Book post-course test score 70% or higher
Healthcare professionals caring for potentially unstable, critically ill or injured patients
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- To better prepare the non-intensivist for the first 24 hours of management of the critically ill patient until transfer or appropriate critical care consultation can be arranged.
- To assist the non-intensivist in dealing with sudden deterioration of the critically ill patient.
- To prepare house staff for ICU coverage.
- To prepare nurses and other critical care practitioners to deal with acute deterioration in the critically ill patient.
- Prioritize assessment needs for the critically ill patient.
- Select appropriate diagnostic tests.
- Identify and respond to significant changes in the unstable patient.
- Recognize and initiate management of acute life-threatening conditions.
- Determine the need for expert consultation and/or patient transfer.
UH Residents & Faculty: $250
Non-UH Medical Residents: $575
Nurse, Allied Health: $575
FCCS Instructor Candidate: $900
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