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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. 

It is an accredited course for physicians, surgeons, residents, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, critical care EMT’s, Paramedics, and Transport Teams.

PFCCS course brochure

PFCCS sample agenda

Benefits

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 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Nurse Practitioners and Nurses: 20 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

Course Dates

Please contact Erin Donovan, CPNP, Course Coordinator, at pfccs.saintlouis@gmail.com for course dates.

Registration

Fill out and submit the registration form

Register early because each student must 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 2 high fidelity critical care pediatric simulations with intensivist led videotape debriefing

Questions

Please contact Erin Donovan, CPNP, Course Coordinator, at pfccs.saintlouis@gmail.com.

Location

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