Fundamental Critical Care Support

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2014 Course Dates:
March 25–26
June 24–25
August 12–13
October 14–15

Register online for the August 12 to 13 course
Register online for the October 14 to 15 course


Developed by the Society for Critical Care Medicine and sponsored by the UAB Department of Anesthesiology Division of Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine and the UAB School of Medicine Division of Continuing Medical Education, the FCCS Course provides a comprehensive overview of critical care support for non-intensivist clinical providers.

FCCS training focuses on preparing participants to effectively manage critically ill and injured patients. Topics will include mechanical ventilation, monitoring, organ hypoperfusion, and neurological support.

The cost for the course is as follows:

  • UAB Affiliated
    • RN/RT/Resident: $150
    • Pharmacist/NP/CRNA/PA: $200
    • Physician:  $250
  • Non-UAB Affiliated is an additional $50


*Costs for this course may be reimbursable. Contact your employer for details regarding resources for professional development.

The course textbook, The Fundamental Critical Care Support, Fifth Edition, must be purchased separately. Please visit http://www.sccm.org to purchase a textbook from the Society of Critical Care Medicine store. Books may also be borrowed from the Department of Anesthesiology Library. Please contact AJ Wright at 205.663.3403 or ajwright@uab.edu.

For more information, please contact Tamika Reynolds at tamikalr@uab.edu or 205.934.4699.

Download the FCCS brochure.


Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM), UAB School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. UASOM is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.