20-Hour NCCP EMT Refresher Course

EMT Refresher

Our virtual instructor-led refresher program for the EMT meets the model introduced by the National Continued Competency Program (NCCP). This program is NREMT accepted and CAPCE accredited as F5. The program covers:

  • Airway, Respiratory, and Ventilation (1.5 hours)
  • Cardiovascular (6 hours)
  • Trauma (1.5 hours)
  • Medical (6 hours)
  • Operations (5 hours)

EMT Refresher

20-hour NCCP
  • CAPCE F5 accredited
  • NREMT accepted hour for hour
  • Live instructors online
  • 17-CSTEP-F5-1001
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20-Hour NCCP EMT Refresher
Airway Management & Ventilation - Section A

Credit Hours (CEUs): 2

This course reviews the anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology of the structures necessary for airway management and ventilation of a patient. It covers airway management for a patient in respiratory distress discussing some non-invasive measuring devices including airway adjuncts.

Cardiology 2 - Cardiac Arrest in Children

Credit Hours (CEUs): 2

Most pediatric cardiac arrests occur in children younger than one year of age and 90% occur secondary to hypoxia due to respiratory failure. There are many causes of pediatric cardiac arrest including sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), submersion/near-drowning, trauma, and sepsis. In this course, the BLS provider will:

  • Review causes of cardiac arrest.
  • Review chest compressions and techniques.
  • Review ventilation-to-compression ratio.
  • Review airway management in the arrest patient.
Cardiovascular Emergencies

Credit Hours (CEUs): 2

This session explores the anatomy and physiology along with the most recent ECC guideline changes for resuscitation.
  • Review cardiac A&P
  • Discuss how the AHA and ECC develop guidelines
  • Review of adult cardiac arrest management
  • Review pediatric cardiac arrest management
  • Review of adult post-arrest management
EMS Operation Part 1

Credit Hours (CEUs): 2

EMS operations is continually evolving and encompasses many aspects of EMS. In this course, you will
  • Describe and understand Crew Resource Management.
  • Identify the benefits and the problems with implementing CRM.
  • Define evidence based practice.
  • Explain why EMS needs to be involved in research.
  • Understand the scientific methods
  • Understand the differences between types of research methods.
EMS Operations Part II

Credit Hours (CEUs): 2

As the EMS profession continues to evolve, understanding and identifying professional behaviors in EMS is important. In this course, the EMS provider will understand provider hygiene, safety and vaccinations. Also included will be ambulance safety, EMS Culture of Safety, and Pediatric Transport.

Medical 1 BLS Obstetrics

Credit Hours (CEUs): 2

Obstetrical emergencies present many challenges to the EMS Professional. Within this session, you will:

  • Discuss maternal changes associated with pregnancy.
  • Review obstetrical terminology.
  • Review of common obstetrical coexisting medical disorders.
  • Review various pathologies for the pregnant patient.
  • Review and discuss the various types of abortions.
  • Review and discuss the different stages of labor.
  • Review abnormal presentations with labor and delivery.
  • Review and understand postpartum depression.
  • Describe the components of a mental status examination in the pregnant patient.
  • Review, discuss and understand the risk factors and treatments for mental illness and postpartum depression.
Medical Emergencies - Section A

Credit Hours (CEUs): 2

This course covers various neurologic emergencies including: stroke, seizures, and dementia. Because some neurologic conditions are not easily detected, the provider must have a high index of suspicion with patients who present with altered states of consciousness. This session will remind the provider of the variety of signs and symptoms associated with neurologic emergencies and disorders, and what treatments the provider can provide. Coupled with this session it will include safe and effective treatment for patients experiences a psychiatric emergency and a review of toxicological emergencies – opioids.

Medical Emergencies - Section B

Credit Hours (CEUs): 2

This course includes injuries/illnesses associated with the abdominal and gastrointestinal systems. Though rarely life threatening, a host of systemic issues can arise from undetected/untreated conditions related to the patient’s abdomen and/or GI tract. This session also serves to remind the provider of the location of the various abdominal organs, as well as signs and symptoms associated with the inflammation of certain organs.

Also reviewed in this course is heat-related emergencies and their correlated treatments.

Medical Emergencies - Section D

Credit Hours (CEUs): 2

This course will review medication delivery routes and benefits too each. It will also include a section on pain management and ways EMS providers can be better advocates in treating patients presenting with pain.

Trauma - Section B

Credit Hours (CEUs): 2

This course will review trauma systems, scoring and assessment, discuss the Model Uniform Core Criteria, discuss the CDC Trauma Triage Decision Scheme and provide an overview of SALT Triage.

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