CE 1300: Certified Community Paramedic Review Course
Columbia Southern University and the International Association of Flight & Critical Care Paramedics (IAFCCP) are happy to announce our partnership for the development of the Certified Community Paramedic Review Course!
CE 1300 Course Description:
The Community Paramedic Certification (C-PC) Exam, developed and administered by the International Board of Specialty Certification (IBSC), is designed to validate the competency of paramedics who are providing services beyond the traditional roles of the emergency care paramedic. This online course focuses on the application of community paramedicine concepts and critical thinking necessary to do well on the NCCA-accredited Community Paramedic Certification (CP-C) Exam.
Course Textbook: Pollak, A. N. (Ed.). (2018). Community Health Paramedicine. Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
Course Cost: $295.00
Note: CE courses are not eligible for Federal Financial Aid, Military Tuition Assistance or Learning Partner Discounts.
CEUs Earned Upon Course Completion: 11.0
Course Length: This course is a 10 week, self-paced, open enrollment course. Once students complete each assignment with a passing score, they will receive a certificate of completion that will list the 11.0 CEUs earned.
Students can apply for an extension of the course is not completed within the allotted 10 week time frame. If the course is not completed and an extension has not been request by the student, then the student will be removed from the course and will have to re-enroll.
Course Learning Objectives:
- Apply knowledge of the principles of mobile integrated health care.
- Recognize the role of community paramedics in addressing community-based needs.
- Identify the variables that can affect patient care and health status.
- Identify components commonly found in a patient’s plan of care.
- Recognize the imperative for interdisciplinary collaboration to provide proper patient care.
- Distinguish strategies for effective patient-centric care.
- Recognize the factors that affect the monitoring and management of the chronic disease patient.
- Identify strategies for preventative care.
A certificate of completion with the number of CEUs awarded will be issued upon successfully completing the course. Course must be paid for in full before student is eligible to receive certificate of completion.
Prerequisites to take exam- We recommend visiting http://www.ibscertifications.org/roles/community-paramedic to review the prerequisites required for students interested in gaining this certification. Additional examination information can also be found on this website.
Additional Course Information: Students will review the presentations provided in each of the 4 units and complete an assessment on the unit content. Students will not be able to move to the next unit until they have successfully passed the previous unit assessment with an 80% or higher to ensure students are grasping concepts. We encourage students to reach out to the instructor if they are struggling with certain concepts.
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