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Fundamental Critical Care Support
Course Abbreviation
FCCS
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)
Authors
Society for Critical Care, Benjamin W Berg MD
Directors 
Benjamin Berg, Cristian Madar 
Administrators 
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 help@simtiki.org 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.