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Fundamental Critical Care Support
Course Abbreviation
Upcoming Class Dates (MM/DD/YYYY)
02/04/2021 Day 1 of 2 (SimTiki), 02/05/2021 Day 2 of 2 (SimTiki), 03/18/2021 Day 1 of 2 (SimTiki), 03/19/2021 Day 2 of 2 (SimTiki)
Society for Critical Care, Benjamin W Berg MD
Benjamin Berg, Cristian Madar 
Eileen Beamis Maeda, Benjamin Berg, Kris Hara, Cami Mikami 
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About the Course

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 the version 6 of the FCCS course. 

Day 1 begins at 0700

Target Learners: Physician, Resident Physician, Physician Assistant, Nurse, Respiratory Therapist, Paramedic, EMT

The Hawaii Consortium for Continuing Medical Education (HCCME)
designates this activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.

Course Purpose
• 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.

Course Objectives
• 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 and prepare the practitioner for optimally accomplishing transfer.

Course Description
• Didactic lectures
• Case based skill stations
• Pre & Post tests
• Certificate of successful course completion
• Requirements for successful course completion are: 
     -  attend all didactic sessions 
     -  successfully complete all skill stations 
     -  obtain 70% or higher on the post test
• SCCM maintains database of FCCS providers/instructors

Course Fee
TAMC Sponsored Participants No Charge
UH Residents & UH Faculty   $195
Physicians   $750
Non-UH Residents $550
Allied Health      $550
FCCS Instructor Candidate   $900

Textbook:  "Fundamental Critical Care Support" Sixth Edition is available from the Society for Critical Care Medicine Store

For more information regarding FCCS at SimTiki Simulation Center please contact us at or call  808-692-1085.

When you register for a class you will be prompted to login. If you do not have a SimTiki user account, follow the instructions on the login screen to create an account. You can then register for a class after the account creation process is complete.