IBSC International Board of Specialty Certification APPROVED!

This course includes a 12 Lead ECG Review, offered LIVE and worth 4 CME hours.

Live Critical Care Transport Review
Number of Courses:   30 Live 2-Hour Classes
Credit Awarded:  60 Hours
Credit Type: Advanced
Accredited: IBSC, CAPCE (F5-VILT), CE Broker (FL, KY, TN), Pennsylvania Bureau of EMS, and Virginia Office of EMS
Enrollment Period:  One year or until completed, whichever comes first
Topics:  Covers 16 hours required review course for IBSC renewal and all 60 hours of NREMT for paramedics.

Live 12 Lead ECG Review
Course Breakdown:  Live 4-Hour Classes
Credit Awarded:  4 Hours
Credit Type: Advanced
Accredited: CAPCE (F5-VILT), CE Broker (FL, KY, TN), Pennsylvania Bureau of EMS, and Virginia Office of EMS
Enrollment Period:  One year or until completed, whichever comes first
Topics:  Advanced Rhythm Recognition

Critical Care Transport thoroughly prepares medical professionals to function as competent members of a critical care team by covering the material that everyone—paramedics, nurses, physicians, and specialty crew—needs to know to operate effectively in the critical care environment.

This course meets the objectives of major Critical Care training programs. It covers both ground and flight transport and meets the objectives of Critical Care Transport certification exams such as the Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C) and Critical Care Paramedic Certified (CCP-C) exam administered by IBSC.

Completion of this course does Not grant certification or licensure. Please check with your state EMS office for specific requirements within your state. 

Classes offered in convenient blocks several times a month with a varying schedule to meet your needs. Classes can be taken in any order making it even easier! The 12 Lead ECG is offered once monthly.

Want to see when classes are offered, click here DistanceCME Course Calendar

Topics Included:

Critical Care L1 – Flight Physiology (2 hr)
Critical Care L2 – Ambulance Safety (o.5 hr), Crew Resource Management (1 hr) & EMS Culture of Safety (0.5 hr)
Critical Care L3 – Regulatory & Legal (2 hr)
Critical Care L4 – Advanced Airway Management (2 hr)
Critical Care L5 – Respiratory Emergencies (2 hr)
Critical Care L6 – Diagnostic Studies & Electrolytes (2 hr)
Critical Care L7 – Oxygenation (0.5 hr), Capnography (1 hr), Airway (0.5 hr)
Critical Care L8 – Ventilation (2 hr)
Critical Care L9 – Congestive Heart Failure (o.5 hr), Medication Delivery (1 hr), Cardiac (0.5 hr)
Critical Care L10 – Field Triage: Disasters/MCIs (1 hr), Pain management (0.5 hr), Trauma (0.5 hr)
Critical Care L11 – Hemorrhage Control (o.5 hr), Trauma Triage (1 hr), Pain Management (0.5 hr)
Critical Care L12 – Central Nervous System (CNS) Injury (1 hr), Medical (1 hr)
Critical Care L13 – Neurological Emergencies: Seizures (0.5 hr) & Stroke (1.5 hr)
Critical Care L14 – Acute Coronary Syndrome (1 hr), Cardiac Arrest (1 hr)
Critical Care L15 – Cardiac Arrest (1 hr), Cardiac (1 hr)
Critical Care L16 – Fluid Resuscitation (0.5 hr), Medical (1.5 hr)
Critical Care L17 – Evidence Based Guidelines (0.5 hr), Cardiovascular (1.5 hr)
Critical Care L18 – Ventricular Assist Devices (0.5 hr), Post-Resuscitation Care (0.5 hr), EMS Research (0.5 hr), Cardiovascular (0.5 hr)
Critical Care L19 – OB Emergencies (0.5 hr), OB/GYN (1.5 hr)
Critical Care L20 – Special Healthcare Needs (2 hr)
Critical Care L21 – Pediatrics (2 hr)
Critical Care L22 – Pediatric Cardiac Arrest (1), Pediatric Transport (0.5 hr), Pediatrics (0.5 hr)
Critical Care L23 – Pediatric Transport (0.5 hr), At Risk Populations (0.5 hr), Pediatrics (1 hr)
Critical Care L24 – Pediatric Cardiac Arrest (1.5 hr), Pediatric (0.5 hr)
Critical Care L25 – Medical: Environmental Emergencies (2 hr)
Critical Care L26 – Medical: Abdominal Emergencies (2 hr)
Critical Care L27 – Endocrine Emergencies: Diabetes (1 hr), Medical (1 hr)
Critical Care L28 – Toxicological Emergencies: Opioids (o.5 hr), Psychiatric and Behavioral Emergencies (1 hr), At-Risk Populations (0.5 hr)
Critical Care L29 – Infectious Diseases (o.5 hr), Immunological Emergencies (0.5 hr), EMS Provider Hygiene, Safety, and Vaccinations (0.5 hr). Medical (0.5 hr)
Critical Care L30 – Medical: Renal & Hematological Emergencies (2 hr)

12 Lead ECG Course Objectives:

  • Process for acquiring a 12 lead ECG
  • Proper lead placement and skin preparation
  • Anatomical views of the heart
  • Indications for obtaining a 12 lead ECG
  • Electrical conduction system
  • Cardiac wave forms
  • Axis deviation
  • Recognition of acute coronary syndrome (ACS)
  • Bundle branch blocks
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (LVH) and ST segment elevation