2nd Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) Course – Feb 2014

A two-day comprehensive course addressing fundamental management principles for the first 24 hours of critical care until transfer or appropriate critical care consultation can be arranged

Course Description
  • 16 didactic lectures
  • 4 case based skill stations
  • Pre & Post tests
  • Companion textbook
  • Certificate of successful course completion (provided the candidate scores > 70% in the post test)

US Faculty:

From Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA:

Mary J Reed, MD, FACS – Trauma Surgeon / Intensivist – Course Director & SCCM Representative
Abbas Khider, MD – Consultant Intensivist – Course Director
Brenda Engler, APN – ICU Advanced Nurse Practitioner – Course Instructor

From Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, WI:

Mohammed Hago Mohammed, MD – Consultant Intensivist


From left to right; Brenda Engler, APN, Abbas Khider, MD, ,Jolene Wojciechowicz, RN; Mary Reed, MD; Mindy Honey, RN; Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
Dr. Ihab Tarawa, MD; Soba Hospital (FCCS Course Director Candidate), Dr. Ahmed Abusalab, MD (FCCS Course Instructor – Candidate); Dr Ahmed Saad (FCCS Course Instructor – Candidate)


Dr. Mary Reed, MD, FACS, FCCM
Member of the the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s FCCS Program Committee
Consultant Trauma Surgeon, Intensivist
Giesinger Medical Center, Danville, PA, USAThis is Dr. Reed’s second visit to Sudan, she directed the first Soba FCCS Course in Feb 2013 & returned to direct the Second Soba FCCS Course and the first Soba FDM Course in Feb 2014. She is the invited guest speaker for SAMA AGM 2014.


Abbas Khider Ali, MD
FCCS Course Director
Consultant Intensivist
Danville, PA

Mohammed Hago Mohammed, MD
FCCS Course Instructor
Consultant Intensivist
Milwaukee, WI

Hajer Abbasher, MD
Candidate for FCCS Course Instructor
Consultant Physician
Khartoum Teaching Hospital

Tareq Alhadi, MD
Candidate for FCCS Course Instructor
Consultant Chest Physician
Military Hospital

EXCELLENT RESULTS

  • 80 candidates attended the course
  • 76 sat for the exam
  • 67 passed (scored > 70% in the post test)
  • Exam passing rate was 88% (compared with a worldwide average of 53%)
  • 41 scored > 80% and are candidates to become instructors in future courses
  • Dr. Maysaa Suliman Mohammed scored 100%
  • 2 Sisters (Senior ICU Nurses) passed the exam to become the first nurses to pass FCCS course held in Sudan

1st Fundamental Disaster Management Course (FDM) in Sudan – Feb 2014

A one-day course prepares healthcare professionals to treat victims of natural or manmade mass casualty events.

  • 11 didactic lectures
  • 2 case based skill stations
  • Pre & Post tests
  • Companion textbook
  • Certificate of successful course completion (provided the candidate scores > 70% in the post test)

Faculty:

From Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA
Mary J Reed, MD, FACS – Trauma Surgeon / Intensivist – Course Director
Abbas Khider, MD – Intensivist – Course Director

EXCELLENT RESULTS

  • 38 candidates attended the course
  • 35 passed (scored > 70% in the post test)
  • 11 scored > 80% and are candidates to become instructors in future courses