Fundamental Critical Care Support - Winter 2020 - Hybrid Program

Philadelphia, PA US
November 2, 2020 to December 31, 2020

NOTICE: Due to updated COVID-19 gathering guidelines, we will no longer be able to hold the in person Skills Station of the FCCS program on December 11th. We are working on rescheduling the Skills Station portion to a new date in early spring 2021. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out. 


This course is ONLY open to Jefferson Enterprise Faculty and Staff. There is a maximum of 30 spots for this course. All registrations are subject to verification and approval.

Jefferson is proud to be a licensed provider for The Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) internationally recognized Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS).

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 hybrid program will take place as follows. Each step is required in order to receive your certificate:

  1. Complete pre-test and online modules on your own via the SCCM LMS prior to December 10, 2020 (you will be given access after your registration is approved)
  2. Attend and participate at in person skills station on December 11, 2020 (8AM - 3:15PM)
  3. Complete/ pass the online post test via the SCCM LMS by December 31, 2020

FCCS certificates are valid for four years. If you attended an FCCS course in 2016 or prior, you may need to renew your certification.

E-Textbooks - An E-Textbook will be provided with each registration. Please download it on a personal device with an e-reader as it can be deleted from a work device once you log off.

This course is designed for intensivists as well as non-intensivists physicians, nurses, house staff and other critical care practitioners.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Critical Care
Emergency Medicine
Internal Medicine
Neurological Surgery
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/02/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
12/31/2020 - 11:59pm

Preliminary Program Agenda & Learning Objectives

For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.


Bluemle Life Sciences Building - Room 101
233 S 10th St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

The first portion of this course will take place online. On December 11, 2020, the second portion of this course will require in person attendance.

All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience:

  1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services

  2. 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.

Accreditation support of improving patient care, Thomas Jefferson University is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.



Designation of Credit

PHYSICIANS: This educational activity is designated for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS: This educational activity is designated for 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.75 Attendance


Please login or register to take this course.

This course is free to Jefferson Health enterprise faculty and staff. All registrations are subject to verification and approval.

Once your registration has been approved, you will be given access to all of the online materials you will need to complete this course.

All registrations come with an e-textbook.


To register online, you must have a CPD @ JeffLearn account.

  1. Log in or create an account. - Note: This website will not work on Internet Explorer 8. 
  2. Select the registration option. You must be logged in to see the "Add to Cart" function.
  3. You will go through the checkout process but will not be asked for payment.

NOTICE – Unauthorized recording, taping, photographing at Jefferson CE activities is strictly prohibited. If found recording, you will be asked to leave and any registration fees will not be refunded.

Required Hardware/software

  • Computer
  • Internet