Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) Course

October 5-6, 2011 @ The Molly Blank Center on the campus of National Jewish Health, Denver, CO


This course is the only nationally and internationally recognized course in basic critical care. This course is sponsored under a license forwarded by the Society of Critical Care Medicine.


Target Audience:

Advanced Practice Nurses, Critical Care Fellows in their first year, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Hospital Physicians, Pre-hospital Providers w/lengthy transport, Primary Care Physicians, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, Respiratory Therapists, and Residents-in Training.


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Course Objectives:

  1. Immediately assess the needs of the critically ill patient.
  2. Identify appropriate diagnostic tests for the critically ill patient.
  3. Respond to significant changes in an unstable patient.
  4. Initiate management of acute life-threatening conditions.
  5. Recognize the need for expert consultation and/or patient transport.
  6. Prepare the critically ill patient for optimally supported transport.
  7. Perform hands-on skills in real-time.

Course Director: Michael Schwartz, MD, Medical Director Critical Care


Required Course Textbook:

The Fundamental Critical Care Support course textbook, latest edition will be mailed to you along with other course materials (pre-test and confirmation letter) after your registration form and course fee is received.

We will not send attendee packets or the textbook until payment is received. Course materials can not be sent to a Post Office Box, we require a street address. Payment must be received by September 16, 2011.


Course Fees:

Early Bird Rates effective through July 28, 2011

$450 - Physician Participant Fee
$375 - Residents, Nurses and other Allied Healthcare Professionals
$500 - Physician Instructor Fee
$425 - Nurse Instructor Fee

Cancellation must be received no less than 10 days before the start of the program to receive a refund minus a $25 processing fee.

Standard Rates effective July 29, 2011

$450 - Physician Participant Fee
$375 - Residents, Nurses and other Allied Healthcare Professionals
$500 - Physician Instructor Fee
$425 - Nurse/Physicians Assistant Instructor Fee

Cancellation must be received no less than 10 days before the start of the program to receive a refund minus a $25 processing fee.



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Physician Instructor Requirements:

  • Full SCCM membership
  • Successful completion of the provider and instructor components of the FCCS course
  • Specialty board certification/special/added qualifications or eligibility in critical care as applicable, OR
  • 50% of clinical practice in critical care as supported by a letter from the medical or intensive care director, attached to the instructor application

Learn more detailed information about the Instructor Requirements.

All fees include course textbook and materials. Please provide a street address for delivery of your course materials. We can not deliver to Post Office Boxes.

Payment by check or money order must be received by September 24, 2011 in order to hold your reservation and to get the course textbook delivered to you.


Accreditation and Designation Statement:

National Jewish Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

National Jewish Health designates this educational activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

National Jewish Health is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 12724. Contact hours pending. Please check back later for more information.

Full attendance is required to receive nursing contact hours.

 

Agenda:

Download the 2011 FCCS Course agenda (PDF).


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Hotel Accommodations:

Holiday Inn Select
455 S. Colorado Blvd. • Denver, CO 80246
303-388-5561
$89/night + tax*
Free shuttle is subject to availability and reservations are recommended.
* You must request the special National Jewish Health rates and it is on an availability basis.

Holiday Inn Denver East ~ Stapleton
3333 Quebec Street • Denver, Colorado 80207
Phone: 303-321-3500 • Fax: 303-322-7343
Toll Free: 1-800-333-3333 -- Reservations
Complimentary Airport Shuttle to and from Denver International Airport
Just minutes from NJH
Free scheduled shuttle service to and from NJH
On-site restaurant
$69/night + tax*
*Ask for the National Jewish Health rate when calling.

Loews Denver Hotel
Denver • 4150 E. Mississippi Ave. • Denver, CO 80246
Hotel Front Desk: 1-303-782-9300 • Hotel Fax: 1-303-758-6542
Toll Free: 1-877-23-LOEWS -- Reservations
$89/night + tax*
AAA Four Diamond Hotel minutes from National Jewish Health
Courtesy shuttle transportation to and from National Jewish Health, based on availability
*Be sure to ask for the National Jewish Health rate.

Staybridge Suites
Denver-Cherry Creek • 4220 E. Virginia Ave. • Glendale, CO 80246
Hotel Front Desk: 1-303-3215757 • Hotel Fax: 1-303-3211317
Toll Free: 1-888-565-6159 -- Reservations
$89/night + tax*
*Be sure to ask for the National Jewish Health rate.


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