TXA (Tranexamic Acid) – (1-hour CNE/CE) Obtain a better understanding of the clotting cascade and the role of Tranexamic Acid (TXA) in trauma management. This class will help guide your treatment with bleeding control by providing an appropriate TXA dosing regimen.

Fundamentals of EKG Interpretation – (3 hours CNE/CE) Reading an electrocardiogram doesn’t need to be complicated. This class will teach you a basic understanding and advanced EKG recognition as well as conventional treatments for arrhythmias.

Sepsis – (1-hour CNE/CE) Sepsis is one of the most dangerous conditions in health care today and accounts for about one-third of all patient deaths. In this class, we will give you a better understanding of why sepsis is so damaging and how you can mitigate that damage with the appropriate treatment.

Snake Bites/Crofab® – (2 hours CNE/CE) Rattlesnake bites are a common occurrence in our area. Learn about the different venomous snakes in our region, how their venom works, and how to treat pit viper envenomation by proper mixing and administration of Crofab®.

EZ/IO – (1-hour CNE/CE) Learn how simple it is to gain intraosseous access with this hands-on EZIO training class.

Basic Airway – (2 hours CNE/CE) Learn basic airway anatomy and basic airway management techniques with this hands-on class. We will teach you proper use of a BVM, oral and nasal adjuncts, and how to optimize oxygenation using basic airway maneuvers.

Advanced Airway/Vent Management – (2 hours CNE/CE) This class will cover management of the adult and pediatric airway using advanced techniques, including, supraglottic and endotracheal tube placement, advanced airway maneuvers, and explanation of ventilator modes.

Respiratory Emergencies -(1-hour CNE/CE) Respiratory emergencies require quick action. This class will cover common pediatric and adult respiratory emergencies and appropriate management of each.

Radiologic Interpretation – (1-hour CNE/CE) This course is designed to allow participants to learn a systematic approach to reading radiographs. The participant will learn how to recognize; endotracheal tube correct depth and inaccurate placement, pneumothorax/hemothorax, ruptured diaphragm, widened mediastinum, correct and incorrect chest tube placement, as well as other issues in the thorax.

Landing Zones – (1-hour CNE/CE) Participants in this class will learn the basic of how to select and prepare a proper landing zone. They will also learn how to keep themselves and bystanders safe around a helicopter.


American Heart Association Classes

Basic Life Support (CPR) – (4 Hour course) The AHA’s BLS Course provides the foundation for saving lives from cardiac arrest. It teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Initial – (16 Hour course- 2-day) ACLS is an advanced, Instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Update – (6 Hour course) This course is for those that have taken the initial provider course and need to recertify their ACLS. ACLS must be current. If expired, you must take the initial (2 day) course.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Initial – (16 Hour course) The AHA’s PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. The goal of PALS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Update – (6 Hour course) This course is for those that have taken the initial provider course and need to recertify their PALS. PALS must be current. If expired, you must take the initial (2 day) course.


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