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Critical Care Paramedic Provider Hybrid

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This course will provide the education required to earn the Iowa Critical Care Paramedic endorsement. It is designed to prepare paramedics to provide advanced critical care during inter-facility transports, including performing advanced clinical patient assessments and providing invasive care beyond the standard scope of advanced pre-hospital care. Includes modes of transport, flight physiology, barophysiology and transfer considerations, including safety, patient packaging and practice in a closely confined space, airway and ventilation management including surgical airways and ventilators, CPAP and BiPAP, thoracostomy, and chest drainage maintenance, central venous lines, umbilical vein cannulation, expanded pharmacologic formulary, interpretation of laboratory data, 12-lead ECG interpretation, monitoring and maintaining and IABP, and hemodynamic monitoring. Instruction is provided in both didactic and clinical settings. Participants who successfully complete this course will be recommended to the Iowa Bureau of EMS for Critical Care Endorsement. Successful completion of this course requires 24 clinical hours in the Intensive Care Department. A background check and drug screen are required to complete the clinical experience and will be completed as part of the course/course tuition. 

Suggested book to purchase: "Critical Care Transport" ISBN: 9781284040999

Participants must meet specific criteria to be eligible for enrollment. Please contact Melissa Smith with questions at 319-277-2490 or

Class Details

39 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Online 24/7.  
  Weekly - Mon.  
  Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  Main Campus - Health Education and Services Center
  Off Campus.

Instructor : Johnathan Cockrell 

CEUs : 9.6



Please read:  Students are required to have a valid email address to take this class. The intended audience for this course is Paramedic's certified EMS providers who serve or employed by transport agencies in Iowa. Participants in this course should have at least 2 years’ experience working for an ALS transport service, or be recommended for participation in this course by the transport service’s physician medical director.



Registration Closes On
Friday, May 28, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 07/05/2021)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/1/2021 - 6/29/2021 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Johnathan Cockrell 
6/28/2021 - 6/28/2021 Weekly - Mon 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Waterloo, Main Campus - Health Education and Services Center  Map, Room: 214 Johnathan Cockrell 
6/29/2021 - 7/29/2021 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM NA, Off Campus  Map, Room: Classroom-General Johnathan Cockrell