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PFCCS Course-(Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support)

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Community Medical Center

Gallagher Board Room

2827 Fort Missoula Rd

Missoula, Montana 59804

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Course sponsored by Seattle Children’s Hospital, Community Medical Center, and the LifeFlight Network

Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS) is a two-day comprehensive course addressing fundamental management principles for the first 24 hours of post-resuscitation management of the critically ill pediatric patient until transfer or appropriate critical care consultation can be arranged.

This course will be held over 2 consecutive days, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Community Medical Center will host all course activities, which will be taught by four visiting pediatric intensivists from Seattle Children's and The University of Washington, all certified PFCCS instructors through the Society of Critical Care Medicine. A textbook will be provided prior to the course. Please allow enough time to review it beforehand.

Fees:

  1. Physicians, NPs and PAs- $600.00

  2. RNs, paramedics, EMTs, RTs - $400.00

  3. Community Medical Center and Critical Access Hospital employed RNs, paramedics, EMTs, RTs - $0 (Registration fees will be covered by a Community Medical Center scholarship)

  4. Please Click HERE for a list of Critical Access Hospitals (We may ask for proof of employment if deemed necessary.)


More information about the course can be found on the Society of Critical Care Medicine web site:
http://www.sccm.org/Fundamentals/PFCCS/Pages/default.aspx

Course Objectives

  • Prioritize assessment needs for the critically ill or injured infant and child.
  • Select appropriate diagnostic tests.
  • Identify and respond to significant changes in the unstable pediatric patient.
  • Recognize and initiate management of acute life-threatening conditions.
  • Determine the need for expert consultation and/or patient transfer and prepare for optimal transfer.

Intended Audience

  • Hospitalists caring for potentially unstable, critically ill or injured pediatric patients
  • Advanced practice nurses and physician assistants with limited pediatric practice
  • Rapid response/medical emergency team members
  • Emergency medicine physicians who do not routinely care for pediatric patients
  • Nurses caring for complex and potentially unstable patients
  • Pre-hospital providers with lengthy patient transfer times

Questions: Maria A. Phillips -Education Specialist- phone: 406-327-4009 | fax: 406-327- 4497

CME and CNE credit information to come.

Please also consider attending our Timely Topics on Women's and Children's Health conference, held in Missoula on 10/27/2017, the day before PFCCS. Registration Link- https://timetopics2017.eventbrite.com

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