Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support

Date & Location
Thursday, July 12, 2018 7:00 AM - Friday, July 13, 2018 4:45 PM   EMS Learning Resources Center (, Iowa City, IA

PFCCS is a major resource for those interested in learning how to recognize critical illnesses and initiate care for the critically ill pediatric patient. It will also serve as a valuable education tool for those entering the field of emergency medicine, pediatrics and family medicine, and disaster response medicine.

  1. Prioritize assessment needs for the critically ill or injured infant or child.
  2. Select appropriate diagnostic tests.
  3. Respond to significant changes in the unstable pediatric patient.
  4. Recognize and initiate management of acute, life-threatening conditions.
  5. Determine the need for expert consultation and/or patient transfer and the optimal methodology accomplishing patient transfer.


The University of Iowa Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.