Fundamental Critical Care Support 2019
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FCCS training prepares non-intensivists, nurses, house staff, and other critical care practitioners for the preliminary evaluation, stabilization and management of critically ill or injured patients until a transfer or expert consultation can be organized.
This standardized two day course combines didactic lectures with case-based skills stations. Participants will gain knowledge and skills in:
- mechanical ventilation
- airway management
- diagnosis and management of shock
- cardiopulmonary/cerebral resuscitation
- neurologic support
- the diagnosis and management of life-threatening infections and metabolic disturbances.
Small group stations are a hallmark of FCCS training, so space is limited!
FCCS certificates are valid for four years. If you attended an FCCS course in 2015 or prior, you may need to renew your certification.
This course is designed for intensivists as well as non-intensivists physicians, nurses, house staff and other critical care practitioners.
For information regarding parking and directions please visit: http://www.jefferson.edu/university/maps-and-directions/center-city.html
Parking is available in the Dorrance H. Hamilton Building (entrance on 11th Street). Discounts are not available.
The nearest hotel to Thomas Jefferson University Campus is the Holiday Inn Express Midtown located at 1305 Walnut Street.
Holiday Inn Express Midtown
1305 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19107
Rates: $134 USD special hospital/university rate
No extra person charge. Includes complimentary breakfast, free access to wireless internet and onsite fitness center. Parking is $27 USD per day (with in and out privileges).
For additional hotels in the area, that also offer a Jefferson discounted rate, please visit: http://hospitals.jefferson.edu/patients-and-visitors/center-city/hotels-and-lodging/
- Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services
- Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.
Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PENNSYLVANIA PATIENT SAFETY/RISK MANAGEMENT CREDIT
Topics in this activity fall within the approved list for Pennsylvania State Requirements for Patient Safety/Risk Management credits. Total: .5 credits.
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
A maximum of 16 contact hours will be awarded to participants.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).
Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium. A certificate of completion of 16 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.
- 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 16.00 Attendance
- 16.00 CNE
- 0.50 Patient Safety
|HOW TO REGISTER|
To register online, you must have a CPD @ JeffLearn account.
If paying by check, please fill out paper registration and mail to the address listed on the form.
|Practicing Physician, Nurse or Allied Health||$350|
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PLEASE NOTE: A FCCS textbook is included in your registration fee and will be available for pickup at no additional cost from the Office of CME, 1020 Locust Street, Suite M-5, Monday-Friday between 8:00AM and 4:00PM. If you would like to have the textbook mailed to you, please select the $25 additional fee above. The FCCS textbook will be sent out one week after registration is processed via FedEx 2-day shipping.