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Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Support (PFCCS) is a Society of Critical Care Medicine intense pediatric critical care course for anyone who may care for children with critical care needs in an ICU or ER setting. 

This two-day course is for physicians, surgeons, residents, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, critical care EMT’s, Paramedics and Transport Teams.

PFCCS course brochure and sample agenda 


A two year Society of Critical Care Medicine Pediatric Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Certification Card

The PFCCS textbook to use as future reference

The opportunity to participate in an IRB approved pediatric critical care high-fidelity simulation educational effectiveness PFCCS research project

Continuing Education Units

Physicians/surgeons/PA-C:   Approved for 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Nurse Practitioners and Nurses: 16.5 hours CNE
Saint Louis University School of Nursing

Respiratory Therapists: 18.9 hours
Missouri Board of Respiratory Therapy

Critical Care EMT and Paramedics: 19 hours
Missouri and Illinois Bureaus of EMS


Register early as each student is required to read 11 of the 24 PFCCS textbook chapters prior to attending. This will be sent to you directly when you register.

Registration includes continuing medical education (CME) fees, breakfast, lunch, parking, PFCCS textbook, and skill station and simulation supplies.

Registration also includes two high fidelity critical care pediatric simulations with intensivist led videotape debriefing.




The Learning Center (LRC) at
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
1402 S. Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63104

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