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Fundamental Critical Care Support

Fundamentals resources provide critical care training to prepare future intensivists and other healthcare professionals.

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Improve your practice with the SCCM’s Fundamentals courses. Designed for future intensivists and clinicians not trained to care for critically ill patients, the Fundamentals courses provide knowledge and training for healthcare professionals of all levels on the latest in critical care.

Online courses are available for adult and pediatric critical care as well as specialized topics such as obstetrics, resource-limited areas, and crisis management. Courses include pre- and posttests to assess your knowledge and an accompanying eBook or textbook. The option to purchase the eBook or textbook only is also available for each course.

This page is intended for those interested in self-study.

Expand Your Critical Care Knowledge
Expand Your Critical Care Knowledge
High-quality presentations are delivered by experts in the field
Earn CE/ACE Hours
Earn CE/ACE Hours
Online courses offer CE/ACE in addition to pre- and posttests
Gain Confidence
Gain Confidence
Increase your confidence when caring for the critically ill and injured 
Fundamental Critical Care Support

Fundamental Critical Care Support

Prepares nonintensivists to manage critically ill patients for the first 24 hours.

Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support

Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support

Equips healthcare professionals to recognize critical illness and initiate care for the critically ill pediatric patient.

Fundamental Critical Care Support: Crisis Management

Fundamental Critical Care Support: Crisis Management

Trains healthcare professionals to sustain patient care during disasters.

Fundamental Critical Care Support: Obstetrics

Fundamental Critical Care Support: Obstetrics

Provides training specific to treating the critically ill or injured pregnant patient.

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Fundamental Critical Care Support: Surgical

Fundamental Critical Care Support: Surgical

Prepare nonsurgical professionals to manage critically ill surgical patients.  

Fundamental Critical Care Support: Resource Limited

Fundamental Critical Care Support: Resource Limited

Prepare healthcare professionals to care for critically ill and injured patients in resource-limited areas.