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Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) online course lectures begin June 15 and 16, 2023, and must be completed at your own pace by June 30, 2023. The required in-person Skill and Simulation Session is scheduled for June 15 or 16, per availability and pursuant to UAB COVID precautions policy. Click here to download the brochure.


Developed by the Society for Critical Care Medicine and sponsored by the UAB Heersink School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Division of Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine and the Heersink 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. Click here to download the flyer. 

Course Fee*

  • Non-Physicians and Trainees: $125.00

  • Physicians: $250.00

  • Non-UAB affiliates is an additional $50.00

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

The course textbook and certificate will be included in the registration and can be picked up in Jefferson Tower:

619 19th Street South
Jefferson Tower 926
Birmingham, AL 35294

For more information, contact Tonita Averhart, course coordinator, at taverhart@uabmc.edu

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), Heersink School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, 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 13.75 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.