Fundamentals of Critical Care Support - Surgical December 5 and 6, 2023

December 5, 2023 to December 6, 2023
The Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) course provides healthcare professionals, including non-intensivists, with the training to manage critically ill patients for the first 24 hours or until appropriate critical care consultation can be arranged. The FCCS course concentrates on adult critical care but there are specialty courses which focus on critical care for pregnancy, surgery and pediatrics.
 

Target Audience

This activity is designed for all healthcare providers who participated in patient care at all levels where there is a possibility of patient’s clinical status worsening acutely of presenting with serious illness.  

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

1. review guidelines for initial ventilator management as they apply to specific clinical situations
2. describe the framework for initial assessment of critically ill patient
3. identify patients who have acute coronary syndromes
4. identify adverse events and drug interactions from anesthetics in the post operative period
5. discuss indications and techniques for noninvasive positive pressure ventilation (NPPV)
6. recognize various abdominal emergencies and the importance of early surgical consultation
7. review the clinical and diagnostic assessment of a brain injury patient.
8. recognize early signs and symptoms of critical illness

Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for any cancellations received up to one week prior to the course.  No refunds for no-shows. 
 
Course Cancellation Policy
In the unusual circumstance that this course is cancelled, you will be called and/or emailed, and any tuition fees received would be refunded in full.  Geisinger is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred.
 
Attendance
Your attendance will be recorded within three to four days of the conclusion of the activity on your continuing education transcript.  
    Course summary
    Available credit: 
    • 12.50 AAPA Category I CME
    • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 12.50 ANCC
    • 12.50 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 12.50 Contact Hours
    Course opens: 
    08/14/2023
    Course expires: 
    12/20/2023
    Event starts: 
    12/05/2023 - 7:30am EST
    Event ends: 
    12/06/2023 - 4:15pm EST
    Cost:
    $350.00
    Rating: 
    0
    Fundamental Critical Care Support: Surgical
    Geisinger – Sim Lab
    Schedule

     

    DAY 1
    SIMULATION LAB

    7:30 am

    8:00 am
     
    8:10 am
    Registration/Continental Breakfast
     
    Welcome
     
    Course Introduction

     

     

     

    8:15 am 
    PRETEST
    8:45 am
    Approach to the Surgical Patient, Part 1: Overview of the care of the Critically ill Patient

     

    9:15 am
    Approach to the Surgical Patient, Part 2: Surgical Emergencies

     

    9:45 am 
    Diagnosis and Management of Acute Respiratory Failure
     

     

    10:30 am 
    BREAK
    10:45 am 
    Surgical Airway Emergencies

     

    11:15 am
    Mechanical Ventilation I
     

     

    12:00 pm 
    LUNCH

     

    12:30 pm 
    Neurologic Support

     

    1:15 pm 
    Neurosurgical ICU

     

    1:45 pm
    Life-Threatening Infections: Diagnosis and Antimicrobial Therapy Selection

     

    2:30 pm 
    Skill Station: Mechanical Ventilation I                                                        
     
    Skill Station: Assessment of the Critically ill Postoperative Patient                                            
    3:15 pm
    Day 1 Wrap-up

     

     

     

    Day 2
    SIMULATION LAB
    7:30 am 
    Registration/Continental Breakfast

     

    8:00 am
    Basic Trauma and Burn Support
     

     

    8:45 am

     

    9:15 am 
     Abdominal Surgical Emergencies, Part 2

     

    10:45 am
    Acute Coronary Syndromes

     

    11:30 am 
    LUNCH

     

    12:00 pm
    Cardiovascular Surgical Emergencies

     

    12:30 pm
    Management of Life-Threatening Electrolyte and Metabolic Disturbances
     

     

    1:15 pm 
    Management of Special Populations

     

    2:00 pm
    Surgical Soft Tissue Complications and Urgencies
     

     

    2:30 pm
    BREAK

     

    2:45 pm
    Skill Station: ICU Care for Multi-System Trauma Patient
     
    Skill Station: Integrated Abdominal Sepsis
     
     

     

     

    3:30 pm
    Course Wrap Up and Post Test

     

     

    GEMS Center, SIM Labs
    Danville, PA
    United States
    Activity Director
    Mary Jane Reed, MD, FACS, FCCM 
    Associate, Critical Care Medicine
    Associate, General Surgery
    Geisinger

     

    Accreditation 

    In support of improving patient care, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

     

    Credit Designation 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine designates this live activity for 12.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. 

    Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria.  This activity is designated for 12.5 AAPA Category 1 CME credits.  PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

     

     

    This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 12.5 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

     
     

    Disclosure Policy 

    Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of continuing education activity sponsored by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine must disclose to the program audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s). 

     

    Available Credit

    • 12.50 AAPA Category I CME
    • 12.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
    • 12.50 ANCC
    • 12.50 Approved for AMA Credit
    • 12.50 Contact Hours

    Price

    Cost:
    $350.00
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