Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS)

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Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS)

Prepares healthcare professionals to manage critically ill pediatric patients

By Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 127 South San Vicente Boulevard Suite A1300 Los Angeles, CA 90048

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No Refunds

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The Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS) course trains nonintensivists to recognize critical illness and initiate care for the critically ill pediatric patient and is recommended for any healthcare professional who may encounter a critically ill or injured pediatric patient.

The course addresses fundamental management principles for the first 24 hours of post-resuscitation management of the critically ill pediatric patient or until transfer or appropriate critical care consultation can be arranged.

PFCCS provides a relaxed learning experience with access to online materials, pre- and posttests, and an accompanying textbook. Course materials will be provided upon enrollment.

This course contains the following modules:

  • Acute Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation
  • Cardiovascular Evaluation and Pediatric Shock
  • Fluids, Electrolytes, and Metabolic Disorders
  • Pediatric Neurologic Emergencies
  • Postoperative Management
  • Sedation, Analgesia, and Neuromuscular Blockade
  • Acute Infections
  • Abusive Trauma in Children
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Acute Upper and Lower Airway Disease
  • Airway Management
  • Assessment of the Critically Ill Child
  • Critical Care Managment of the Child with Congenital Heart Disease
  • Management of the Poisoned Child and Adolescent
  • Oncologic and Hematologic Emergencies
  • Noninvasive and Invasive Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pediatric Burn Injury
  • Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Pediatric Emergency Preparedness
  • Transport of the Critically Ill Child
  • Trauma Injuries in Children



  • 1-Day Hybrid Course: Thursday, February 2, 2023
  • 1-Day Hybrid Course: Monday, May 15, 2023
  • 2-Day Course: Thursday, Aug. 31-Friday, September 1, 2023

Time: 7:30am-5pm (Subject to Change)

Location: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at Women’s Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills

Address: Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion (AHSP) Building - 127 S. San Vicente Boulevard, Suite A1300 Los Angeles, CA 90048


Tickets will not be refunded unless there is an unexpected cancellation from the administrator.

Parking Information & COVID-19 Guidelines:

The Simulation Center is located on the Street Level of AHSP building. We recommend parking in Lot P4 (HERE). Parking to be validated.

Note: Wearing a mask is required when attending campus and course.

For general information on the course, please contact us by emailing

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