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This two-day, Fundamentals course is designed to prepare nonintensivists and interdisciplinary professionals to treat critically ill and injured patients in resource-limited areas. While the principles of Fundamental Critical Care Support (FCCS) may be universal, some clinicians will benefit from an understanding of critical care fundamentals that they can apply in austere and operational environments. FCCS: Resource Limited addresses the unique challenges faced when the availability of equipment, supplies, or medications is limited and the impact these limitations have on providing critical care. Case-based skill stations complement the lectures and allow course participants to practice clinical scenarios. The course content covers recognition and assessment, shock and resuscitation, life-threatening infections, airway management, triage, analgesia and sedation, mechanical ventilation, and telemedicine.