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Advanced Pulmonary Care for Paramedics

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Course Number

PARA2500

Course Description

This course will build on the advanced airway management techniques introduced in PARA 2100 as recognized by the advanced care paramedics scope of practice. The student will study and practice advanced diagnostic skills, therapies, and interventions, including blood gas analysis, arterial blood samples, CPAP and BiPAP, endotracheal intubation, surgical airways, alternate medication routes, and mechanical ventilation. This course will be delivered using the "Difficult Airway Course" model; upon successful completion, the student will be certified in this course.

Pre-requisites

PARA2100, PARA2200, PARA2300