Paramedic Refresher Civilian Course
NCCP National Component – 5 Day Course
The Paramedic Refresher course is intended for and structured to meet the needs for those already certified as a Paramedic needing to recertify. Students needing hours to be eligible to take either NREMT exams will need to register for one our Prep Week Courses.
The Paramedic Refresher course is a five day continuing education course. Our course meets the National Registry requirements in accordance with the National Core Competency Program (NCCP). However, your local Medical Director must ultimately approve the material for you to receive credit. Pelham will distribute a topic and hour breakdown for CEUs at the end of your course.
This refresher course only allows for the NCCP hours, therefore it does not include ACLS or BLS/CPR. These courses are to be included in additional continuing medical education.
We offer a good mix of classroom, demonstration and real-time scenarios to keep the student engaged!
The most current evidence-based information is introduced in the classroom setting then put into practice in scenario based training using high fidelity simulations. Consequently, the Paramedic Refresher Course is a fast paced course. Students spend much of the time out of their seat and involved in a variety of evolutions that range from simple training lanes to full scenarios covering Emergency Medical Protocols, TCCC principles, and extended / critical care.
The principles introduced in this course are a compilation of guidelines integrating operational and medical requirements into a consolidated set of best practices specific to out of hospital care.
The primary goals of the course are:
- Meet the refresher requirements
- Strengthen the use of Medical Operations Handbooks
- Introduce new material as well as refresh current practices
- Present useful information that can be put to use immediately
This class was very good for experienced or advanced paramedic providers. Tim (and staff) were friendly and very knowledgeable. The facilities were spacious and accommodating for the class.Denise – 2021 Paramedic Refresher Student
This course requires active participation. For this reason, students should be encouraged to come to class expecting to learn, be tested, and to ask questions. Students are expected to lift and move quickly. They should be able to safely assume standing, kneeling, prone, and supine positions and recover without assistance.
Required Equipment for Students
- Pants and long sleeve shirt that may get damaged
- Clothing and footwear appropriate to the season
- Classroom materials, such as, notebook, pen, etc.
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