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    Date: April 22, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM MDT
    Event Description:
    "The Street & Air Critical Care (StACC) course is a16 week online program designed to provide experienced paramedics and nurses an in-depth understanding of the concepts of critical care transport, training on advanced skills, and preparation to pass national critical care transport certification exams. StACC instructors include physicians, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, flight medics, and flight nurses. Lectures cover 24 different critical care subjects such as ventilator management, lab data interpretation, radiographic image analysis, 12 lead EKG interpretation, hemodynamic monitoring, circulatory assist device management, advanced pharmacology, and more.The first section of class discusses each of the 24 topics in great depth. The last section includes a summarized review the of the course content, focusing specifically on material students will be tested on by national critical care certification exams. Students will also be trained on the performance of advanced skills such as thoracotomies, pericardiocentesis, cricothyrotomies, etc. The course director is Josh Forsyth. Josh has is an experienced paramedic and flight nurse. He has worked in the emergency and critical care field for over 16 years. He has also been an instructor at Utah Valley University for the past 10 years. Each module includes a lecture, reading assignment, and quiz. Class member's progress will be monitored closely by Josh to ensure each student's success. Class members will be provided with Josh's direct contact information. Students are encouraged to contact Josh directly throughout the course with any help they may require.StACC is approved by the International Board for Specialty Certifications (IBSC) for 60 CME units toward renewal of the FPC or CCPC. StACC CME units are also recognized by the State of Utah Bureau of EMS. Participants will be required to purchase a book which is not included the course fee ($90)."
    Contact Information:
    Renae Deighton
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