Critical Care (CCEMTP) Course
The CCEMTP course is open to any paramedic, nurse, physician assistant, physician or registered respiratory therapist who has worked in that capacity for a minimum of one year. This intensive two and a half week course will prepare the student to become a critical care transport specialist. Attendance at all classes is mandatory. Students with 100% attendance will be evaluated with a written examination at the end of the course. Upon successful completion, the student will receive a renewable certification from UMBC valid for three years. This 100-hour course has been approved by UMBC, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Board of Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS) www.cecbems.org. In addition, 100 hours of continuing education credits will be issued on an hour- for- hour basis through the Loyola EMS System and the Illinois Department of Public Health.