Fundamentals of Critical Care Support
at Wells Simulation Center
This course is a 2 ½ day comprehensive course addressing fundamental management principles for the first 24 hours of critical care. The course purpose is to better prepare the non-intensivist and the multidisciplinary critical care team for the first 24 hours of management of the critically ill patient until transfer or appropriate critical care consultation can be arranged. Preparation of the multidisciplinary critical care team is optimized for management of acute deterioration of the critically ill patient. The FCCS course utilizes both lecture/didactic material and skills stations with simulation for integration of practice concepts in critical care.
- Prioritize assessment needs for the critically ill patient.
- Identify appropriate diagnostic tests for the critically ill patient.
- Recognize and initiative management of acute life-threatening conditions.
- Identify and respond to significant changes in the unstable patient.
- Recognize the need for patient transfer and prepare the practitioners for optimally accomplishing transfer.
AGENDA -To Be Announced.
DAY 1: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Day 2: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Day 3: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tuition Includes FCCS Course Book, Simulation Lab, Continental Breakfast Daily and Lunch on Day 1 and 2.
Course Books will be available for pick-up 2 weeks before course starts in Professional Resources, Leprino Building, 6th Floor.
Continuing Nursing Education Credit: 20.0 Contact hours will be awarded to nurses and respiratory therapists who attend this program in its entirety and complete the course evaluation.
University of Colorado Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Colorado Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This event will be held on the Anschutz Medical Campus at the Wells Simulation Center, Bioscience East Building, 1999 N. Fitzsimons Pkwy., Suite 180, Aurora, CO 80045.
Parking at the Anschutz Medical Campus is by fee or by permit only. Parking for this activity is available at the Wells Center. Handicapped visitor parking is also available.
Please adhere to our Professional Appearance Policy, which states: "when attending classes, clinical wear, uniform wear or business casual attire is required."