Street and Air Critical Care

Paramedics working on a patient

Program Highlights

  • Time Commitment: 60-hour course
  • Start Date: Continuous enrollment
  • Days of the Week: Online, Self-paced
  • Hours a Week: Self-paced
  • Length of Program: 20 Weeks
  • End Date: 4 months after registration
  • Online/Face-to-face: Online
Program Application

About

The Street & Air Critical Care (StACC) program is a 20-week online course designed to provide experienced paramedics and nurses an in-depth understanding of the concepts of critical care transport. Students will be prepared to pass national critical care transport certification exams via an IBSC approved review course for those seeking to renew their FPC and CCPC.

Participants will be required to purchase the book "Patient Transport Principles and Practice 5th Edition,” as it is not included in the course fee.

Tuition for this program is normally $649, but under the Learn & Work in Utah initiative, your tuition is covered in full so long as you complete the program in the allotted time. Take advantage of this no-cost opportunity to advance professionally and apply today.

What You Will Learn

Course curriculum offers an in-depth understanding of concepts for critical care transport including ventilator management, lab data interpretation, radiologic image analysis, among many others. Students will be able to prepare for the National Care Transport exam and renew their FPC and CCPC certification.

Employment Outlook

Well-trained emergency personnel have always been important, but during a worldwide pandemic, they have become imperative. Ventilator management, which this course trains for, has become more vital than ever. There is no shortage of work for people who are skilled in protecting and serving the health of our populace.

Foundational Knowledge

The Street & Air Critical Care (StACC) course is designed for experienced paramedics and nurses.

Further Opportunities

The healthcare industry recognizes the skills and knowledge covered in street and air care (StACC) curriculum. StACC is approved by the International Board for Specialty Certifications (IBSC) for 60 CME units toward renewal of the FPC or CCPC. StACC CME units are also recognized by the State of Utah Bureau of EMS.

Invest in your future and continue your education at UVU! As part of this program, you will have the opportunity to meet with UVU advisors and financial aid experts who can explain future options if you choose to continue past the end of your certification program.