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Fri, Sep 13


John Muir Health Medical Center

Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS)

Back by popular demand, this course will equip clinicians to recognize critical illness and initiate care for critically ill pediatric patients. Early Bird discount through 5/31!

Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS)
Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS)

Time & Location

Sep 13, 2024, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM PDT

John Muir Health Medical Center, 1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598, USA

About the Event

Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS) is a 2-day course created by the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) to train non-intensivists to recognize critical illness and initiate care for the critically ill pediatric patient. The course is recommended for any healthcare professional who may encounter a critically ill or injured pediatric patient. 

Course registration fee is $250, with early bird discounted price $200 through May 31. (Use discount coupon code EARLYBIRD)

Hybrid course format will include:  presentation of online lectures via SCCM (link will be provided after registration) to be completed prior to live skills stations, which will be held Friday, September 13, 2024 at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek, California. 

The course addresses 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.

21 lectures and interactive skill stations include:

· 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 Management 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

Up to 15 hours of CME/CEU available. Tuition includes e-book and hard copy textbook. Faculty training for this course can be offered to those with appropriate credentials. If you are interested in faculty training, please email us at

SCCM NorCal and the faculty look forward to meeting you there!


  • PFCCS Registration

    Tuition includes a textbook or e-book.

    +$6.25 service fee



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