Pediatric Fundamental Critical Care Support Course



PFCCS is a course designed to prepare non-intensivists, nurses and critical care practitioners manage acutely deteriorating critically ill pediatric patients. The course will equip the learner with both cognitive and technical skills to enhance practice. 


Contact hours will be awarded to participants who attend the entire program and complete a program evaluation. No partial credit awarded.

Additional Information

See brochure for full program details.

Date & Time(s)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065


Nursing Continuing Education Office
Tel: (212) 639-6884
Fax: (212) 717-3451


Department of Nursing
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Registration Details

Registration will not be processed without payment. All registered participants will receive a confirmation email with location of program. Make check payable to Memorial Hospital, Department of Nursing.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

A $50 administrative fee will be charged for all refunds. No refunds will be made after December 16, 2016.


Course Director

Joy D. Howell, M.D.
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program Director
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Weill Cornell Medicine


Kevin J. Ching, M.D.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Nicole Kurtis, MSN, RN, CPNP-AC/PC
Pediatric Critical Care
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Louisdon Pierre, M.D.
Chief, Pediatric Critical Care
The Brooklyn Hospital Center

Sheemon Zackai, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital

Robina Kitzler RN, MSN, CPAN, CCRN, AOCNS
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center