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PFCCS Course-(Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support)

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Course sponsored by Community Children’s at Community Medical Center and Seattle Children’s


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 two Community Children's pediatric intensivists and two 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; we suggest at least two months.

Fees:

  1. Physicians, NPs and PAs- $600.00

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

  3. Resident Physician-$300.00
  4. Critical Access Hospital employed RNs, paramedics, EMTs, RTs -$100 refundable deposit required. Deposit will be refunded upon attendance of the course.

  5. Community Medical Center Employees-$100 refundable deposit required. Deposit will be refunded upon attendance of the course.

  6. http://www.mtpin.org/docs/rCAHFacilityList.pdf (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/Pediatric-Fundamental-Critical-Care-Support


http://sccm.org/getattachment/fbdd56b1-747c-440c-926b-28cc5716954f/Fundamentals-PFCCS-Sample-Schedule-pdf


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: 406-327-4009

mphillips@communitymed.org

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