Fayetteville, NC 28314
SIX DAY BRIDGE COURSE
In Support of US Civilian and Military Forces working in CONUS and/or OCONUS positions requiring their EMT-P qualifications, Raidon Tactics, Inc. (hereafter as RTI) is offering an excellent 12-day Paramedic Re-Entry or a 10-day Paramedic Refresher Training course further preparing our clients for austere environments. Our training is based on feedback received from the field as well as personal experience from RTI Instructors. RTI Instructors are known for training military, government agencies and civilians worldwide. Realizing the everyday dangers in missions involving activities in Search and Rescue (SAR), Personnel Security Details (PSD), or training US-allied forces, RTI will take pride to keep this forefront as we provide our clients this Paramedic Training and take this opportunity very seriously. All training meets US Department of Transportation (DOT) and National Registry EMT-P standards. (The additional 3 days for Bridge/Re-Entry or Recertification may include Ride alongs/ED opportunities).
A current NREMT-P provider or expired NREMT-P provider with proof of course completion (expired provider card or certificate/diploma of training).
For our 6 Day Bridge Course: $1125.00. This includes NRP CAT exam Prep, CAT exam fee voucher ($125.00), NRP Psychomotor Skills exam prep/practice, and NRP Skills exam fee.
- RTI will schedule 1 Paramedic Refresher Course per month. Please refer to our website and Facebook site for currently scheduled courses. If you are requiring training different than our schedule, please contact us as soon as possible so we can attempt to accommodate your requirement.
- Our Courses will typically begin at 0800 -1200 and 1300-1700 for Lectures and/or Hands-on/Skills Training with a one-hour lunch break. We will normally not schedule classes on Sundays, unless necessary to accommodate our NR Psychomotor Skills Exam.
Each student will receive a Student Handbook provided by RTI. All training materials are current, up-to-date training guidelines from the below references:
Department of Transportation EMT-P Standard Curriculum
AAOS Nancy Caroline’s Emergency Care in the Streets
NAEMT PHTLS, 8th Ed.
NAEMT TCCC, 8th Ed.
Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals, 3rd Ed.
ITLS, 8th Ed.
American Heart Association CPR and AED (2015 Guidelines), BLS, ACLS, PALS
- Reading and PREPARATION
RTI will provide materials online via a Dropbox for students to review prior to it being covered in the classroom. We will also provide approximately 18-25 practice exams for our students preparing for the NR CAT exam, both as homework and in-classroom work.
- COURSE CERTIFICATION
RTI will provide Certificates of Training for all students and intends to offer the following certificates to those who meet the standard for the additional certifications (obtain the required grade on examinations):
American Heart Association BLS
American Heart Association ACLS
American Heart Association PALS
Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
CAPCE accredited 72 CME hours Certificate of Training
Signed NR EMT-P Recertification application by Medical Director (for Recertification purposes)
VII. COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Our overall objective for our clients is to assist in recertifying as an EMT, EMR, EMT-I, I-99, state or NR Paramedic, or re-entering as an NREMT Paramedic. In addition, Pre-hospital medical care in America, as well as overseas, is changing. As our clients may encounter emergencies while working CONUS or OCONUS, many will be far from any hospital or treatment facility. The objective of each course provided by RTI is to provide training with realistic scenarios enabling our clients to develop a stronger sense of confidence in acting appropriately during an emergency situation, maximizing survivability.
VIII. MAJOR TOPICS
RTI Paramedic Refresher training is designed to prepare our clients with the knowledge and skills required as an NREMTP in Prehospital care to increase the survivability of their patients/victims. In some cases, this may include austere situations while still meeting the US DOT/NREMT-P requirements). Some of the Major Topics discussed and practiced include:
- American Heart Association:
- BLS – Current and Up to date CPR, AED, Rescue breathing guidelines provided by both lecture and hands-on training to meet all AHA certification requirements
- ACLS – Current and Up to Date guidelines for Emergency Cardiac Care provided by both lecture and hands-on training to meet all AHA certification requirements
- PALS – Current and Up to Date guidelines for Pediatric Emergency Care provided by both lecture and hands-on training to meet all AHA certification requirements
- PHTLS or ITLS – Through the current curriculum for either PHTLS or ITLS, will provide both lecture and hands-on training to meet certification requirements
- NR EMT-P Recertification required Curriculum:
|Mandatory Core Content – 24 hours total|
|Airway, Breathing and Cardiology – 8 hours
o Provide ventilatory support for a patient
o Attempt to resuscitate a patient in cardiac arrest
o Provide care to a patient experiencing cardiovascular compromise
o Provide post resuscitation care to a cardiac arrest patient
|Medical Emergencies – 3 hours
o Assess and provide care to a patient experiencing an allergic reaction
o Assess a patient with possible overdose
o Assess and provide care to a near-drowning patient
|Trauma – 5 hours
o Perform a rapid trauma assessment
o Assess a patient with a head injury
o Assess and provide care to a patient with a suspected spinal injury
o Provide care to a patient with a chest injury
o Provide care to a patient with an open abdominal injury
o Provide care to a patient with shock/hypoperfusion
|Obstetrics and Pediatrics – 8 hours
o Assess and provide care to an infant or child with cardiac arrest
o Assess and provide care to an infant or child with respiratory distress
o Assess and provide care to an infant or child with trauma
o Assess and provide care to an infant or child with shock/hypoperfusion
Flexible Core Content – 24 hours total
|Airway, Breathing and Cardiology – 8 hours
o Assess and provide care for respiratory distress in an adult patient
o Use oxygen delivery system components
o Perform techniques to assure a patent airway
o Assess and provide care to a patient experiencing non-traumatic chest pain discomfort
|Medical Emergencies – 5 hours
o Assess and provide care to a patient with an altered mental status
o Assess and provide care to a patient with a history of diabetes
o Assess and provide care to a patient experiencing a seizure
o Assess and provide care to a patient exposed to heat or cold
o Assess and provide care to a patient experiencing a behavioral problem
o Assess and provide care to a patient with suspected communicable disease
|Trauma – 1 hour
o Assess and provide care to a patient with a painful, swollen, deformed extremity
o Assess and provide care to a patient with a burn injury
|Obstetrics and Pediatrics – 8 hours
o Assess and provide care to an infant or child with suspected abuse or neglect
o Assess and provide care to an infant or child with a fever
o Assess and provide care to an obstetric patient
o Provide care to a newborn
o Provide care to a mother immediately following delivery of a newborn
|Operational Tasks – 2 hour
o Use body mechanics when lifting and moving a patient
o Communicate with a patient while providing care
|* A Maximum number of 10 hours can be applied to refresher education.|
- Field Training Exercise (FTX)
Upon request, RTI can/will conduct FTX/Advanced Medical Training opportunities to sum up all lecture and prior hands-on during both daytime and night-time hours. These training rotations will include live fire (rifle, shotgun and pistol) as well as Simulation Utilizing Live Animals (SULA). Helicopter operations can also be utilized for additional fee when available.
Evaluation will be through written examinations, skill stations and observation. Any student requiring additional training will report to RTI personnel/instructors for additional training. If still unsuccessful, student not possessing the desired skill set will be reported to their supervisor.
- SPECIAL ACCOMODATION
RTI request prior notification of any personnel with learning or physical disabilities that will require special accommodations. RTI will ensure to prepare for any special accommodations of our clients.
- PHYSICAL CONTACT
RTI will utilize as much time as possible conducting hands-on training for our clients. In doing so, we often require students to physically touch other students in physical assessments, moulage trauma training, CPR, etc. Students will receive a briefing prior to the training to see if any student objects to this training. In addition, students are counseled not to conduct “over-touching”, or conduct physical contact that is “beyond” the medical training being conducted. We will utilize Live Tissue Training (LTT) as well with all BSI protection on site.
XII. CLASSROOM DÉCORUM
- Each student will be responsible to be on time for training and at the correct location.
- It is requested that cell phones be switched to silent or vibrate. Any student needing to converse on their cell phone mid class is asked to step outside.
- Clothing and Attire will be outlined by your supervisor. Any outdoor or Scenario training will be conducted best when you are in duty uniform. Personnel playing the patients during moulage training will be given clothing to wear. These clothes are usually destroyed.
- For FTX Live Fire/LTT, it is suggested that the student wear clothes suitable for such training (work uniform, coveralls, old clothes, etc).
XIII. EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
All Emergency Procedures and/or Evacuations will be in accordance with the Emergency Procedures covered by the training location/facility. This will be covered in initial brief/introduction.
To meet the above training needs of the paramedic client seeking refresher training in accordance with both the US DOT and NREMT-P requirements through diverse classroom lecture and hands-on training leaving each student with a heightened sense of confidence to act during an emergency situation both on and off duty.
We are conveniently located in Bunnlevel, NC, minutes from the Ft. bragg/Reilly Road gate. There are numerous hotels within 15-20 minute drive to our facility in both Spring Lake and Lillington. With prior coordination, lodging can be arranged at our training facility for an additional fee. In addition, RTI can also provide transportation to and from RDU and/or Fayetteville airports as well as in/around training area for an additional fee. Please contact us for more information.
Please contact RTI immediately for any required altering of training (More Live Fire, Driving, HELO or HALO operations, etc.). With prior notification and preparation, we can make just about anything happen!
We can add additional medical training, such as IBCS & BCCTPC (FP-C, CCP-C, TP-C) exam preparation (with Paper & Pencil exam for an additional fee) and CCEMTP initial and recertification Courses, at client’s request.
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