Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support

General Information

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Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support Objectives

  • Prioritize assessment needs for the critically ill or injured infant and child.
  • Select appropriate diagnostic tests.
  • Identify and respond to significant changes in the unstable pediatric patient.
  • Recognize and initiate management of acute life-threatening conditions.
  • Determine the need for expert consultation and/or patient transfer and prepare the practitioner for optimally accomplishing transfer.

Other requirements:

Successful PFCCS course completion requires that the participant attend all components of the course, complete the pre-test and pass the written examination with a score of 70 % or better.

Who Should Attend?

The Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support (PFCCS) is designed to prepare health care providers caring for unstable, critically ill, or injured pediatric patients. Likely participants include:
  • Hospitalists caring for potentially unstable, critically ill or injured pediatric patients
  • Advanced practice nurses and physician assistants with limited pediatric practice
  • Rapid response/medical emergency team members
  • Pediatric critical care fellows beginning their training
  • Emergency medicine physicians who do not routinely care for pediatric patients
  • Nurses caring for complex and potentially unstable pediatric patients
  • Pre-hospital providers and Transport teams who are involved with the transport of pediatric patients

Provider Course Credit Awarded


The Driscoll Children's Hospital is accredited by the Texas Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.
The Driscoll Children's Hospital designates this live educational activity for a maximum of [fifteen (15)] AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their in the activity.


Driscoll Children's Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Driscoll Children's Hospital provides 15.08 contact hours for successful completion.

Successful Completion Continuing Education

For successful completion and receipt of contact hours /credits for this continuing education activity, the participant must:
  • Attend the activity in its entirety
  • Complete and turn evaluation form in to appropriate education activity personnel

Sponsorship or Commercial Support

This CNE/CME activity has received no sponsorships or commercial support.

Información de Contacto

Hospital Pedítrico Driscoll
3533 S. Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411

(361) 694-5000
(800) DCH-LOVE o (800) 324-5683

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(800) 735-2989