Health Professions: Critical Care
Paramedics or RNs: Prepare to become a critical
care specialist Program fosters the interaction and cooperation of both professions in the care of the critically ill or injured patient both in a hospital setting or during a high risk interfacility
The program includes advanced concepts that build on the knowledge
and skills of the paramedic and/or nursing curricula, as well as
topics needed to troubleshoot complex monitoring devices and equipment.
- Anatomy and physiology-based clinical assessment
- Advanced airway management to include mechanical ventilators
- Bedside hemodynamic monitoring
- 12 lead EKG
- Hemodialysis care
- Preparation for certification in IntraAortic Balloon Pump Operation
Pre-requisites (Admission Requirements):
- Current certification as a Virginia EMT-CT, EMT-P, or Virginia
RN License AND
- Current BLS and ACLS certification AND
- Be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking the English
- Have no physical defects which would render the student unfit
the perform all duties required of the EMT or RN.
- EMT 290 Critical Care Internship
All students are required to complete all
assignments ON TIME.
Successful completion of this semester requires
acceptable completion of all:
- clinical rotations
- Certification of IABP requires completion of the seminar.
Anne F. Mach
- Email: AMach@tcc.edu
- Phone: 757-822-7335
Tidewater Community College
1700 College Crescent
Virginia Beach, VA 23453