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1 D EPARTMENT of E MERGENCY H EALTH S ERVICES Transport C RITICAL C ARE Course Overview UMBC

2 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Course Overview Welcome to the Critical Care Transport Provider (CCEMTP SM ) course! This is an intensive course designed for experienced paramedics, nurses, respiratory therapists, and physicians and physician assistants

3 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Overview What this course is NOT: –This course is NOT a paramedic or nurse refresher course –All students are expected to have an excellent understanding of paramedicine and nursing prior to class –Regardless of when you attended school, all students are required to be knowledgeable in current paramedic curriculum content (i.e. RSI, 12 lead interpretation, pharmacology, etc.)

4 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Overview Students are recommended to have a minimum of one year experience as an EMT-P, RN, RT or PA prior to class The average experience level of students taking this class is approximately 10 years

5 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Overview What this course IS: –This course is an introductory course to critical care transport medicine concepts –No student can be expected to become a master of all concepts by the end of this course –Much of the material simply provides an introductory overview of concepts

6 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Legal All of the material presented in this course is the sole property of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) –Objectives –Declaratives –PowerPoint slides –Testing materials

7 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Legal The entirety of material contained herein is copyrighted by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). All rights are reserved. Reproduction, distribution, display, or the production of derivative works of any of these materials without UMBCs expressed written permission is strictly prohibited. Violators may be subject to civil and criminal penalties under United States copyright law, Title 17 United States Code Section 101.

8 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Disclaimer The CCEMTP course is not licensure and does not permit one to practice without medical oversight The material in this course has been exhaustively reviewed and every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy If any of the material in this course conflicts with your protocols, guidelines, or training, follow your agencys specific directions

9 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Disclaimer Throughout the CCEMTP course, specific brands and products may be discussed to familiarize the student UMBC has no commercial involvement with any of the products or brands mentioned The presence or absence of a specific product or brand does not constitute endorsement or lack of endorsement

10 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Course Material Module ObjectivesModule Declaratives

11 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Course Material Objectives list the material that you should know prior to the start of class (italicized) Objectives also list the material that you will learn in class (non-italicized) Module Objectives

12 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Course Material Module Declaratives The declaratives are your course textbook The declaratives are purposefully designed to give you more information than you will need for the lectures and the test

13 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Course Material The slides present the material and concepts to which you will be tested The slides are designed to correlate with the course objectives and declaratives

14 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Course Material No slides have been specially marked with material to remember for the test This includes underlined, highlighted, or italicized material

15 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Course Material Once again… NO SLIDES HAVE BEEN SPECIFICALLY MARKED with material to remember for the test! Slides are not available in hard-copy – the information is in your student guide.

16 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Cell Phones, PDAs, and Pagers Please put all cell phones, PDAs and pagers onvibrate or silent during class Out of respect to other students and the instructors, please refrain from texting, ing, or web surfing on your phones or PDAs during lectures Bluetooth or other type devices are not permitted to be worn at any time during class or at clinical sites

17 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Cell Phones, PDAs, and Pagers I will not use my phone, PDA, or pager in class I will not use my phone, PDA

18 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Use of Computers The use of laptop computers is not allowed during class –Distracts other students –Disrespectful to the instructor(s) Especially when surfing the Internet during lectures –Students who use laptops during class have demonstrated higher failure rates on the final exam

19 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Student Conduct Be professional at all times in this course Respect the instructors and your fellow students You are a representative of your organization!

20 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Code of Ethics The following activities are examples of academic misconduct and will not be tolerated at any time during this course: CheatingLying Unethical behaviorStealing of proprietary information Illegal substance useLack of respect for authority PlagiarismFabrication Lack of respect to othersFacilitating academic dishonesty Criminal conductHarassment DiscriminationLack of professionalism

21 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Code of Ethics You are required to maintain the highest level of academic integrity Respect the rules of the host agency and host facility Respect the open exchange of ideas Your participation is vital to the class

22 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Code of Ethics Failure to abide by the Code of Ethics can result in the following: –Dismissal from the program with no refund –Permanent disbarment from any UMBC program –Notification to students employer/agency –Notifications to appropriate licensing officials

23 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Attire Please wear appropriate, professional attire at all times while in class or at clinical sites Always have a second set of clothes in case your clothes become contaminated during a hands-on lab

24 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Attire Refrain from wearing uniforms during class unless required by your employer –Uniforms may be worn during clinical rotations –Check with the Course Coordinator and your individual agency policies

25 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Attendance Students are required to attend 100% of the course Tardiness is not permitted in this program –Students who arrive later than 10 minutes to class will need to report directly to the Course Coordinator UMBC recommends that students who miss more than one (1) hour of course time be dismissed from the program

26 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Attendance Students must sign an attendance sheet at the beginning of each day, and then throughout the day It is the students responsibility to ensure that they have signed the attendance roster for each class Failure to sign in for each class may result in denial of final exam testing

27 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Attendance If any student is going to be tardy or absent to a class, they must contact the Course Coordinator and let them know Students who miss class due to illness or an emergency will be handled on an individual basis –Continued participation will be left up to the Course Coordinator, Course Medical Director and UMBC. –UMBC will have the final decision authority.

28 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Attendance Students must complete the full day of education and are not allowed to leave class before dismissal at the end of the class day If you must leave early from class, you are required to check in first with the course coordinator

29 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Outside Studying Students will have to study outside of the class in order to successfully pass the exam Successful students usually study between 2 – 3 hours each day after class Failure to study outside of the class will most likely result in failure of the final exam

30 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Final Exam Each student will be given the opportunity to sit for the final exam, as long as the following requirements have been met: –100% attendance for the length of the course –Presentation of current pre-requisites as previously determined by each site and UMBC

31 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Final Exam Students who successfully complete the exam with a 70% or better will be awarded a CCEMTP certificate of completion, wallet card and a choice of either a CCEMTP pin or patch Certificates are valid for three years and should be renewed to maintain CCEMTP status with UMBC

32 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Final Exam Individuals that do not successfully complete the exam with a 70% or better will be given the opportunity to retest twice, within one (1) year of the original exam date $25.00 fee for each retest Retests will not be conducted until twenty-four (24) hours has elapsed since the original test date and time

33 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Final Exam Retests are offered at the following: –Pre-arranged course exams –National conferences which a UMBC representative is attending –UMBC campus during normal business hours Students must contact the Course Coordinator and UMBC to arrange a retest

34 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) CCEMTP Renewal Certified CCEMTPs must maintain 36 hours of critical care continuing education every 3 years Any topic that would normally be covered in a CCEMTP course is acceptable for recertification

35 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) CCEMTP Renewal Examples of CEUs that will NOT count towards recertification: –CPR –ACLS –PALS / PEPP / NALS –ITLS –TNCC –Standard paramedic or nurse continuing education

36 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) CCEMTP Renewal Examples of CEUs that will count towards recertification: –ATLS audit –Critical care conference classes –ICU clinical time –Physician grand rounds –Attending a CCEMTP course –FP-C and CCP-C certification prep courses

37 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Required Textbook Critical Care Transport Publisher: –Jones and Bartlett Authors: –American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons –UMBC –American College of Emergency Physicians

38 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Recommended Textbooks Mosbys 2010 Nursing Drug Reference Publisher: –Mosby Elsevier Author: –Skidmore-Roth, L.

39 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Recommended Textbooks Introduction to Critical Care Nursing Publisher: –Saunders Author: –Sole –Klein –Moseley

40 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Certification Exam Prep This course has been specifically designed to meet all of the testing objectives for the following certification exams: –Certified Flight Nurse (CFRN) –Certified Transport Nurse (CTRN) –Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C) –Certified Critical Care Paramedic (CCP-C)

41 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Certification Exam Prep List of certification classes in order of difficulty: NREMT-PNCLEX CENCCEMT-P CFRNCCP-C FP-C CTRN CCRN Difficult Basic

42 ©2011 University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Questions


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