Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) Course

February 27, 2023 to February 28, 2023
Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) is a 2-day course intended to teach non-intensivists the basics of assessment and management of acutely ill patients. The complexity of the critical care environment demands a minimum level of knowledge, skills and attitude to manage the care of critically ill patients. This effective program incorporates didactic and simulation scenarios to assess competence and teach evidence-based practice while maintaining patient safety and quality care. This FCCS course offers non-critical care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants - providers not formally trained in critical care a systemic approach to initial management of the acutely ill patients.

Target Audience

This activity has been planned for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in the following specialties: Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, General Practice, and Geriatric Medicine.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the activity, participants will be able to:

  • Prioritize assessment needs for critically ill and injured patients.
  • Select appropriate diagnostic tests.
  • Identify and respond to significant changes in unstable patients.
  • Recognize and initiate management of acute life-threatening conditions.
  • Determine the need for expert consultation and/or patient transfer.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Christine Lawlor
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
Available credit: 
  • 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 16.25 Participation
Event starts: 
02/27/2023 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
02/28/2023 - 4:30pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Online Webinar
Evanston, IL
United States
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ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago and NorthShore University HealthSystem are committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office via email at
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
  Jovi Anne C. Myers, DNP, FPA-APRN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN
  Critical Care
  NorthShore University HealthSystem
  Christine Lawlor MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC, CCRN
  Critical Care Nurse Practitioner
  NorthShore University HealthSystem-Evanston Hospital
Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference end date. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.
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