CCEMTP

Monday, September 9, 2019
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Program Goals

CCEMTP was designed in response to the growing need for qualified specialists in the area of critical care inter-facility transfer. It helps to prepare paramedics and nurses to serve with competence and confidence in meeting the needs of critical care patients undergoing interfacility transports. While traditional paramedic education programs teach essential skills and provide a knowledge base for the management of patients in the pre-hospital setting, these training programs frequently do not teach the skills and knowledge necessary to manage critical patients between hospitals, specialty referral centers, and extended care facilities. The CCEMTP program will assist the clinician in developing the necessary skills and knowledge to manage critical patients during a high-risk transfer. Essentially, CCEMTP is 'post graduate education' for the paramedic or nurse that attempts to standardize training and level of care in inter-facility transport.

 

The Critical Care Transport Program was designed by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County to prepare paramedics and nurses to function as members of a critical care transport team. Critical patients that must transported between facilities require a different level of care from hospital or emergency field patients.

 

 

Course

This course meets every Monday from 2019 September 9th - December 2nd, with the test planned for December 9th. 100% attendance is absolutely mandatory for successful completion of this course. The course is written with the assumption, the participant already has an understanding of basic chemistry, pharmacology, and anatomy & physiology. This Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport (CCEMTP) course offers the educational foundation which will prepare the paramedic or nurse to become a critical care transport specialist. The 100+ hour course covers a wide variety of advanced critical care topics, including:

 

  • The Critical Care Environment
  • Advanced Medical Management of a Complex Patient
  • Advanced Airway Management Techniques
  • Complex and Multi-system Trauma
  • Patients with Special Considerations

 

Course Pre-Requisites

 

Paramedic requirements:
A current professional license and a recommended minimum of one year experience in that role.

Nurse requirements:
A current professional license and a recommended minimum of one year experience in that role


Financials

 

GENERAL REGISTRATION FEES

 

RN/NP/EMT-P (VA) $1000

 

 

*No discounts or payment installments provided.


Location

CTCCE

1200 East Broad Street
PO Box 980044
Richmond, Virginia 23298

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We are located in the basement of West Hospital, NORTH WING.

Parking may be found at VCU Health Visitor/Patient Parking in Deck E and S, located at 12th and Leigh Streets.


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The VCU Center for Trauma and Critical Care Education was established in 1980 in order to provide education to the volunteer EMS community in Central Virginia. Today, the Center offers comprehensive training programs for the VCU medical center and community care providers.

 

 

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