Paramedic Refresher

This program is designed for the NRP or State paramedic who needs a refresher course to re-certify your State and/or National Registry Paramedic certification, or the Paramedic student who has been unsuccessful with the National Registry Paramedic exam 3 times and need an accepted refresher course that will allow you to retest, or are a State certified paramedic and you need an accepted refresher course to allow you to take the National Registry exam.

Distance CME™ offers LIVE online lectures in palatable 2-hour modules. The modules cover both the core and flexible refresher course content, offering medics the capability of satisfying 100% of the required 48 hours without ever having to leave their home or station. The lectures are scheduled to accommodate the busy provider’s varying shifts as well as addressing the needs of medics in varying time zones, even paramedics overseas. CAPCE Accredited (F-5 VILT)

Our refresher programs delivers all 48-hours in an Instructor-led format! This Paramedic refresher does not provide practical skills validation. Your training officer or medical director must help you fulfill this requirement.

CAPCE Accredited F-5

There are classes every day, no reason to go in order. Classes are in session 7 days a week, morning, afternoon, and evening to accommodate all schedules and time zones. Check out the current Course Calendar.

Topics Covered:

Airway and Ventilation 8 hours

  • Ventilation [2 hours]
  • Capnography [1 hour]
  • Oxygenation [0.5 hour]
  • Opioids [0.5 hour]
  • Advanced Airway Management [2 hours]
  • Pedi Arrest Management [1 hour]
  • Cardiac Arrest Management [1 hour]

Cardiac 8 hours

  • Cardiac Arrest Management [1 hour]
  • Pedi Arrest Management [1 hour]
  • ROSC Care [0.5 hour]
  • VAD [0.5 hour]
  • EMS Research [1 hour]
  • Stroke [1.5 hours]
  • Medication Delivery [0.5 hour]
  • CHF [0.5 hour]
  • ACS [1 hour]

Medical 8 hours

  • Diabetes [1 hour]
  • Seizures [0.5 hour]
  • Infectious Diseases [0.5 hour]
  • Special Health Care Needs [2 hours]
  • Behavioral [1 hour]
  • Field Triage/MCI [1 hour]
  • Heat/Cold Emergencies [1 hour]
  • Altitude/Dive Injuries [1 hour]

Trauma 6 hours

  • CNS Injuries [1 hour]
  • Trauma Triage [1 hour]
  • Bleeding Control [0.5 hour]
  • Fluid Resuscitation [0.5 hour]
  • Pain Management [1 hour]
  • Abdominal Trauma [0.5 hour]
  • Thoracic Trauma [0.5 hour]
  • Burn Management [0.5 hour]
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries [0.5 hour]

OB GYN/PEDS 16 hours

  • Gynecological A&P [0.5 hour]
  • Obstetrical A&P [0.5 hour]
  • OB/GYN Assessment [0.5 hour]
  • Pregnancy [0.5 hour]
  • Fetal Growth/Development [0.5 hour]
  • Neonatal Care [0.5 hour]
  • Neonatal Emergencies [1 hour]
  • OB Emergencies [0.5 hour]
  • Medication Delivery [0.5 hour]
  • Crew Resource Management [1 hour]
  • Lifespan Development [0.5 hour]
  • Pediatric A&P [0.5 hour]
  • Pedi Seizures [0.5 hour]
  • Pedi Preventable Injuries [0.5 hour]
  • Pedi Emergencies [1 hour]
  • OB Trauma Management [1 hour]
  • Pedi Assessment [1 hour]
  • Pedi Abuse/Neglect [1 hour]
  • OB/Peds, Pedi Abuse/Neglect [1 hour]
  • Toxicological Emergencies [1 hour]
  • Pediatric Transport [0.5 hour]
  • Immunological Emergencies [0.5 hour]
  • At Risk Populations [1 hour]

Operations 2 hours

  • Ambulance Safety [0.5 hour]
  • Culture of Safety [0.5 hour]
  • Evidence Based Guidelines [0.5 hour]
  • Provide Hygiene/Vaccinations [0.5 hour]