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FDM Traditional Licensed Course

A live, director-led, two-day course is the traditional method for delivering the FDM course. Licensed sites arrange for qualified instructors to deliver the lectures and their related skill stations. Complete slide decks with speaker notes, administrative materials, and forms are provided to each site. Textbooks are shipped to the site before the course, allowing learners to prepare for the live activity. The site coordinator administers the pre- and posttests and provides the results to SCCM.

The Licensing Team can help sites that have not previously held a course find consultants who will lead the development of FDM on site. The goal is for individual sites to become self-sustaining in their delivery of the FDM program.
  • Introduction: Fundamental Disaster Management
  • ICU Microcosm Within Disaster Medical Response
  • Augmenting Critical Care Capacity During a Disaster
  • Critical Care Management of Chemical Exposures
  • Biohazard Disasters: Natural and Intentional Outbreaks
  • Critical Care Management of Radiologic Exposures
  • Blast Injuries
  • Mass Casualty Burn Care
  • Disasters Produced by Natural Phenomena
  • Caring for Critically Ill Children and Chronically Ill Patients During Disasters
  • Delivering Acute Care to Chronically Ill Adults in Shelters
  • Disaster Triage and Allocation of Scare Resources
  • Sustained Mechanical Ventilation Outside Traditional Intensive Care Units
All lectures are required.
  • Impact 754
  • LP10
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Triage
  • LTV 12000
All skill stations are required.
The FDM course should be held over the course of one full day.

View sample course schedule.

Alternative schedule examples might follow these patterns:
  • Morning lectures followed by afternoon skill stations, OR
  • Two to three lectures followed by corresponding skill stations

Shaped by SCCM’s commitment to meeting the needs of each individual customer, the FDM 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 and available financial resources.

Tier GDP (PPP) Per Capita (USD) Single Course Pricing (USD) Per Learner Pricing (USD)
For-Profit Not applicable $1,320 $65 per learner
Nonprofit Tier 3 More than $15,000 $830 $61 per learner
Nonprofit Tier 2 Between $5,000 and $15,000 $550 $42 per learner
Nonprofit Tier 1 Less than $5,000 $220 $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.