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Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 7:00am - Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:00pmPediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support Course – Gainesville
Continuing Medical Education Course
The two-day This two-day comprehensive Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS) course prepares non-intensivists, nurses, and critical care practitioners to deal with acute deterioration of critically ill pediatric patients for the first 24 hours until transfer or appropriate critical care can be arranged. This course can be licensed and brought to an institution in two ways, through a traditional live, instructor-led course, or an online, instructor-led course. Both course methods share the same: 17 didactic lectures 7 case-based skill stations Pre- and posttests Companion textbook Certificate of successful course completion Requirements for successful course completion: attend all didactic sessions, successfully complete all skill stations, and achieve a score of 70% or higher on the posttest At the completion of the course, learners will be able to: Prioritize assessment needs for the critically ill or injured infant and child Select appropriate diagnostic tests Identify and respond to significant changes in the unstable pediatric patient Recognize and initiate management of acute life-threatening conditions Determine the need for expert consultation and/or patient transfer and prepare for optimal transfer The Georgia Trauma Foundation is proud to offer this life-saving continuing education to nurses that are providing patient care in a Designated Trauma Center or hospital in Georgia. There are a limited number of grant-funded seats offered for this course at no cost to the participant. For more information on how to apply, please click the “APPLY NOW” button below. For questions about this course, please contact Tina Johnson at Tina.Johnson@choa.org.