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Critical Care 2023-10 is a Course

Critical Care 2023-10

Oct 9, 2023 - Dec 11, 2023
90 credits

Spots remaining: 8

$1,000 Enroll

Full course description

Course Overview:
This course will allow the student to be eligible to take the specialty certification exam for Critical Care Paramedic (CCP-C) and Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C).  The CCP course is designed to prepare paramedics to provide advanced critical care during ground and air transport of critically ill or injured patients.  This course combines online and in-seat learning to enhance critical care thinking and advanced skills.

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • recognize different flight physiologies
  • understand barophysiology and critical patient transfer considerations
  • recognize and perform critical care patient packaging
  • recognize critical airway and ventilation management issues including: surgical airways,  ventilators, CPAP, and BiPAP
  • understand thoracotomy
  • perform and maintain chest tubes in critical care
  • maintain central venous lines
  • expand pharmacologic knowledge and it's role in critical care
  • interpret laboratory data
  • recognize advanced 12 Lead ECG with correct interpretation and treatment
  • understand and perform hemodynamic monitoring in the critical care patient 

Beth Burkhart

10 weeks

EMS Education

90 CEU

EMS Professionals

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