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PFCCS Online Licensed Course

The online licensed course sites to more efficiently deliver the didactic educational content and creates flexibility for instructors and learners for the delivery of the hands-on skill stations. Online lectures prepared by leaders in critical care are delivered by professional presenters. Using a state-of-the-art online learning management system, participants complete the lecture portion of the course over four weeks. Pre- and posttests ensure their mastery of the educational content. Course directors and coordinators can monitor the progress of students in real time through their personalized administrative dashboard.
Participants who successfully complete the online licensed course will receive a certificate of completion. In addition, those learners will receive 6.5 hours of continuing medical education (CE)/continuing medical education (CME) from SCCM for their completion of the lecture portion of the program.
  • Acute Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation*
  • Cardiovascular Evaluation and Pediatric Shock
  • Fluids, Electrolytes, and Metabolic Disorders
  • Pediatric Neurologic Emergencies
  • Postoperative Management
  • Sedation, Analgesia, and Neuromuscular Blockade
*If course participants require more in-depth information, Optional lectures: Airway Management, Acute Upper and Lower Airway Diseases, andNoninvasive and Invasive Mechanical Ventilation may be substituted.

Optional (based on services provided at institutuion):
  • Acute Infections
  • Abusive Trauma in Children
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Acute Upper and Lower Airway Disease
  • Airway Management
  • Assessment of the Critically Ill Child
  • Crirical Care Management of the Child with Congenital Heart Disease
  • Management of the Poisoned Child and Adolescent
  • Oncologic and Hematologic Emergencies
  • Noninvasive and Invasive Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pediatric Burn Injury
  • Pediatric Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Pediatric Emergency Preparedness
  • Transport of the Critically Ill Child
  • Trauma Injuries in Children
In order to receive continuing education credit and successful completion certificate ALL lectures must be completed.
  • Cardiopulmonary Dysfunction
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pediatric Transport
  • Sedation
  • Radiology/Invasive Devices
  • Advanced Integration Scenarios
  • Accidental and Abusive Trauma

Shaped by SCCM’s commitment to meeting the needs of each individual customer, the PFCCS course pricing structure is designed to be both fair and flexible. Pricing options are tiered, based on a country's Gross Domestic Product at Purchasing Power Parity Per Capita​ as reported by the World Bank in its most current World Development Indicators database. This allows SCCM to accommodate ranges in needs.

Tier GDP (PPP) Per Capita (USD) Single Course Pricing (USD) Per Learner Pricing (USD)
For-Profit Not applicable $3,970 $65 per learner
Nonprofit Tier 3 More than $15,000 $2,490 $61 per learner
Nonprofit Tier 2 Between $5,000 and $15,000 $1,650 $42 per learner
Nonprofit Tier 1 Less than $5,000 $660 $21 per learner

Enter your country below to determine the correct pricing tier.

The Society offers two options: single-course licenses and unlimited annual course licenses. If you plan to hold four or more courses in one year, you should consider an unlimited license. The Society offers discounted course pricing for volume purchases—the more courses you purchase, the larger the discount.

Funding is available to provide financial support for organizations in developing or impoverished nations and underserved areas of the United States. Visit the donor-funding training web page to learn more about eligibility and to apply.

Please contact the Licensing Team at +1 847 827-6888 or via email at with any circumstances that may require special pricing consideration.

Translated versions of the PFCCS textbook are available. Please call the Licensing Team to inquire about translated versions of the PFCCS textbook at +1 847 827-6888 or contact them via email at