Critical Care & Flight Paramedic course

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Our Critical Care & Flight Paramedic course prepares you to give the best & advanced (invasive) treatment on scene or during transport – by road of by air – to or between hospitals.

This is the first & only IBSC approved course in the Benelux!

The training staff are all experienced critical care and prehospital professionals. You learn to do a patient assessment and give invasive treatments outside the hospital. You also get tips & tricks, straight from the street.

If you want you can do your IBSC examen to obtain your International certification as critical care and/or flight paramedic.

Why taking this course?

We strongly believe that a well trained, fully equipped, well staffed and a confident transport team has a huge impact on the outcome of the patient.

We get this with a comprehensive training and an examination with certification.

By combining theoretical lectures and practical skill labs with scenario’s during the course we give you a comprehensive theoretical background, but also solid practical skills. Self-study is mandatory.

Topics

  • Day 1
    • Safety
    • Airway, anesthesia & analgesic (with RSI, surgical airway, capnography, …)
  • Day 2
    • Lab & interpretation of blood gases
    • Problems with the airway
    • Ventilator settings
    • Thoracic problems (with cardiac tamponade, tension pneumothorax, hemothorax, …)
    • Needle decompression, finger thoracostomy, pericardiocentesis, …
  • Day 3
    • Cardiac: Anatomy, physiology and problems
    • Hemodynamic monitoring with arterial line management
    • Interpretation of 12 afl ECG
    • Cardiac pacing, synchronized cardioversion and medication
  • Day 4
    • Type of strokes, assessment and management
    • Symptoms and treatment of head injuries and spinal cord injuries
    • Elevated intracranial pressure and monitoring
    • Medication for the neurologic patient
    • Maternal, delivery & postpartum problems, medication
    • Fetal circulation & monitoring
    • Anatomical & physiological differences between a neonate and a child
  • Day 5
    • Congenital problems
    • Pediatric assessment
    • Pediatric & neonatal resuscitation
    • Common medical & trauma emergencies in a pediatric setting
    • Pediatric pharmacology
    • Vascular acces & isolette use in transport
  • Day 6
    • Predicting injuries by the mechanism of injury & trauma scoring systems
    • Management of the critical trauma victim, fluid replacement & blood products
    • Burns
  • Day 7
    • IBSC CCP-C and/or FP-C exam

For who?

  • Paramedics with at least 1 year experience
  • Nurse (preferabel with a special degree in critical, intensive care or emergency medicine) with at least 1 year experience in an acute setting (intensive care, emergency care, prehospital car)
  • Doctor
  • Recommended a certificate of ALS, ATLS, ETC, PHTLS, ITLS, PALS, EPLS and/or AMLS
  • Understand and could read English
  • Willing to do self-study

Location

Course book

  • Critical Care Transport, Second Edition – AAOS

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More details will follow!

For more information, contact us at training@prehospitalsolutions.com.

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