The Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport Program (CCEMTP) is an educational program developed and service marked by University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). This program is designed for paramedics and registered nurses who perform interfaculty critical care transports recommended prerequisites are experience as paramedic or nurse for one year and appropriate certifications. The CCEMTP is held at UMBC or through participating sites licensed through UMBC. Participants who successfully complete the CCEMTP, if recognized by their state and local EMS authorities, have an expanded scope of practice. The CCEMTP program is designed to provide a concentrated introduction to those concepts in a format which is readily accessible by practicing providers.
Critical Care Transport (CCT) is a hospital based, inter-facility transport program for critically ill patients in the United States and worldwide that require transport from one medical facility to another. CCT has been providing medical transports for over 25 years and has transported over 34,000 patients. CCT is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS).
The program includes instruction in all common aspects of critical care assessment and management including advanced airway assessment, pathophysiology, pharmacology, advanced electrocardiography interpretation, interpretation of laboratory values and diagnostic x-ray images, mechanical ventilator management, aortic balloon pump management, and air medical concepts. The program may also incorporate clinical rotations to allow for hands-on practice of the skills presented throughout the course.