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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 16 clinical hours in the Intensive Care Department. 

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

Participants must hold an Iowa Paramedic Certification and have 3 years of experience. If less than 3 years experience, the service Medical Director must give a letter of endorsement. 

Class Details

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

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

Instructor : Johnathan Cockrell 

CEUs : 7.2



Please read:  1st Night of Class will meet live on Zoom 9/13/21 from 5-9pm The remaining coursework will be asynchronous online via Canvas. 8 Hour Lab day will be from 9am-5pm on either 10/22/21 or 10/29/21 (student choose 1) 10/22 Lab @ Henry County Health Center Training Lab 10/29/21 Lab @ Hawkeye Community College 16 Hours of Clinical can begin 9/13/21 and is due by 12/13/21.



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
9/13/2021 - 11/8/2021 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Johnathan Cockrell 
9/13/2021 - 12/13/2021 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM NA, Off Campus  Map, Room: Classroom-General Johnathan Cockrell 
10/22/2021 - 10/22/2021 Weekly - Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Waterloo, Main Campus - Health Education and Services Center  Map, Room: 118 Johnathan Cockrell