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Fundamental Critical Care Support: Surgical Hosted Course

Host an FCCS: Surgical course and prepare nonsurgical healthcare professionals to manage critically ill surgical patients.

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The Society of Critical Care Medicine's (SCCM) Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS): Surgical hosted course combines expert-developed presentations with interactive skill stations to provide nonsurgical healthcare professionals with the training they need to provide initial care to critically ill surgical patients. The course augments and expands on FCCS core concepts and provides a deeper understanding of the pathophysiology of the surgical patient.

Course features:
  • Flexible learning formats: in-person and online
  • Expert-developed presentations
  • Interactive skill stations
  • Pre- and posttests
  • Companion textbook
  • Certificate of successful course completion
  • Continuing education credit hours (if offered by the course site)

The hosted course is available in in-person and online formats. The in-person hosted course consists of face-to-face presentations and skill stations. The online hosted course consists of web-based presentations and in-person skill stations. 

To receive the certificate of successful completion, course participants must attend or view all presentations, successfully complete all skill stations, and achieve a minimum score of 70% on the posttest. 

Contact the SCCM Hosted Training Team to learn more about
bringing training to your institution. 

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Introducing a New Hosted Training Model

Exciting changes are here for SCCM's hosted training programs! SCCM's goal is to provide: 
  • Flexible options for course delivery and learning
  • An exceptional user experience through streamlined accessibility to course materials 
  • A simplified purchase process
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Funded Training

SCCM has funding available to provide financial support for all types of critical care training for organizations in developing or impoverished nations and in underserved areas of the United States.


Individual Self-Study Options

For individuals seeking FCCS: Surgical self-study options, an online course and the textbook are available for purchase as well as the option to search for a course scheduled nearby.

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