Fundamental Critical Care Support (CAMLS FCCS)

TITLE of PROGRAM:

Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS)

WHERE:

Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), Tampa, Florida

WHEN:

  • 2017 April 24-25
  • 2017 October 2-3

COURSE DESCRIPTION

FCCS, the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s highly recognized national curriculum course introduces principles important in the initial care of critically ill or injured patients to physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers who are not skilled in critical care but who must care for such a patient in anticipation of the arrival of an intensivist or the pending transfer of the patient to a more suitable facility. Along with lectures, the FCCS course features interactive, team-based case scenarios and skill stations unique to critically ill or injured patient.

TARGET AUDIENCE (WHO SHOULD ATTEND?)

This CE activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, pharmacists, advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, nurses, and respiratory therapists.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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Upon completion of the course, physicians, ARNPs and PAs should be able to:

  • Prioritize assessment needs for the critically ill or injured patient.
  • Select appropriate diagnostic tests.
  • Identify and manage significant changes in the unstable patient.
  • Recognize and initiate management of acute life-threatening conditions.
  • Recognize the need for and initiate expert consultation and/or patient transfer.
  • Prepare for optimal transfer.

Upon completion of the course, the RN or Pharmacist participant should be able to:

  • Evaluate assessment needs for the critically ill or injured patient
  • Review appropriate diagnostic test results.
  • Recognize and communicate significant changes in the unstable patient.
  • Recognize and initiate management of acute life-threatening conditions.
  • Recognize and communicate the need for expert consultation and/or patient transfer.
  • Prepare for optimal transfer.

COMPETENCIES TO BE ADDRESSED

  • Patient Care and Procedural Skills
  • Medical Knowledge
  • Systems-based Practice
  • Professionalism
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills

PREREQUISITES AND COMPLETION REQUIREMENTS

There are no prerequisites for this course.  Participants must complete the FCCS pre-test prior to attending the course.  For successful course completion, participants must sign-in each day, participate in all lectures and skill stations, complete the course evaluation, and score at least 70% on the post-test.

AGENDA

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REGISTRATION

REGISTRATION FEES: Physicians $900.00; Fellows/Residents $700.00; Pharmacists, ARNPs, PAs, RNs, RTs $600.00.
Registration includes course content, simulations, meals, the FCCS book, and certification for those who successfully pass.

TO REGISTER: For online registration, click below:

April 24-25, 2017

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October 2-3, 2017

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CANCELLATION POLICY

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Cancellations must be requested in writing via fax to 813-224-7864 or e-mail to cpdsupport@health.usf.edu, and received 30 days prior to the start of the program in order to receive a refund.  A $75 cancellation fee will be assessed to cover administrative costs, plus $75 for cost of textbook if previously sent. There are no refunds for no-shows or cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the course.  Substitutions are not permitted.

Due to high demand for these courses, fee payment is expected at the time of registration.

USF Health Office of Continuing Professional Development reserves the right to cancel this activity due to unforeseen circumstances, in which the full registration fee will be refunded. USF Health is not responsible for travel expenses incurred by the participants in the unlikely event that this activity is cancelled.

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PHYSICIANS: USF Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

USF Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NURSES: USF Health is an approved provider of continuing education for nurses through FBN 50-2970. This program has been approved for 11.0 contact hours.

FBN Reciprocity
Florida Board of Nursing (FBN) certificates have reciprocity in most states. Nurses who do not have a Florida license are encouraged to contact their state board to determine if and how they can apply an FBN certificate to their state’s CE requirements.

PHARMACISTS: USF Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This knowledge based program has been approved for 11 contact hours (1.10 CEUs). Universal program number is as follows: 0230 – 0000-17-018-L01-P.

To receive continuing education credit, a pharmacist must attend the accredited sessions, actively participate in questions and answers, and must return the program evaluation instrument.

In order to receive full credit, registrants must register no later than 10 minutes after the start of the meeting and must attend the entire meeting.

Pharmacist Responsibility
It is the responsibility of pharmacy participants to ensure the provider has the learner’s birthdate and ePID/NABP number; it is the responsibility of the provider to submit to CPE Monitor participant information within 60 days of the activity for all participants who have provided their ePID/NABP number and birthdate.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician Assistants who participate will receive a certificate of completion commensurate with the extent of their participation.

ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES: AANPCP accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Nurse Practitioners who participate will receive a certificate of completion commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Course Director and faculty

Luis E. Llerena, MD, FACS- Course Director
Associate Professor of Surgery
USF Health, Morsani College of Medicine, USF Health, Tampa, FL
Medical Director, Surgical and Interventional Training, Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), Tampa, FL

All faculty are SCCM-approved FCCS faculty or recognized community experts.

DISCLOSURES AND OTHER DISCLAIMERS

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DISCLOSURE

USF Health adheres to ACCME Standards regarding commercial support of continuing medical education. It is the policy of USF Health that the faculty and planning committee disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, that relevant conflict(s) of interest are resolved and also that speakers will disclose any unlabeled/unapproved use of drug(s) or device(s) during their presentation. Detailed disclosure will be made in the course syllabus.

DISCLAIMER

The information provided at this CME/CE activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND ADA

USF is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action / Equal Access Institution. For disability, see contact below.

 

For further information, to speak with someone about the course, or for disability accommodations:

Contact:  Stuart Brown – USF Health Continuing Professional Development, Email:  brown5@health.usf.edu – Phone:  (813) 224-7911.