Critical Care Transport Course

This course takes place over 96 hours and covers a wide array of critical care/emergency medicine topics to include the following:

  • Basic and advanced airway management
  • Pulmonology and ventilator management
  • Cardiovascular A and P with advanced therapies (IABP/VAD)
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Critical care pharmacology
  • Neurologic emergencies and monitoring techniques
  • Advanced trauma assessment
  • Radiology (x-ray and CT)
  • Lab interpretation
  • Infectious disease and sepsis management
  • Multi-organ dysfunction
  • Pediatric and neonatal transport considerations
  • Air medical operations, flight physiology and safety

This course is geared to prepare experienced clinicians for a career in critical care transport while preparing them for advanced certifications such as CFRN or FP-C.

 

Class Details

  • Location: UW Emergency Education Center, 610 N. Whitney Way, Suite 430, Madison
  • Cost: $1,250
  • Registration: Please complete the application packet (pdf) and return to xlehmann@uwhealth.org. You can also fax the application and materials to (608) 265-4429 or mail them to:

    UW Emergency Education Center
    610 N. Whitney Way, Suite 430
    Madison, WI  53705

Critical Care Pre-Course Requirements

  • 21 years of age
  • Currently practicing as a paramedic, registered nurse or respiratory therapist
  • Have at least three years of experience in a critical care or emergency setting
  • Current certification in BLS, ACLS and PALS
  • Submit completed application packet, to include copies of current certifications and letter of recommendation from a current supervisor or medical director

For more information, email Xandra Lehmann or call (608) 263-7705.