Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Sign In   |   Register
Community Search
Sign In


10/14/2019 » 10/18/2019

10/14/2019 » 10/15/2019
The Pittman Course: Flight & Critical Care Paramedic Review (New Orleans, LA)

11/1/2019 » 11/2/2019
The Pittman Course: Flight & Critical Care Paramedic Review - AMTC (Atlanta, GA)

IAFCCP Board Meeting


Blog Home All Blogs
Check back often for the latest Association news and commentary.


Search all posts for:   


Top tags: Critical Care  Awards  Drug Shortage  GLAC  HEMS  Legislative  REPLICA  Tim Hynes  Tim Hynes Award  @IAFCCPSM  Advocacy  Air Medical Journal  AMJ  AMTC  CCP-C  certification  Committee  Community  community paramedic  CRM  Directors  Education  Election  EMS  EMS Agenda 2050  Exam  Exam Review  Fetal  Government  H.R. 3378 

AMJ Sept-Oct Issue of AMJ Now Online!

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Wednesday, September 6, 2017

September-October issue of Air Medical Journal is now available online at


Tags:  Air Medical Journal  AMJ 

Share |

2017-18 IAFCCP Board Announced

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Friday, September 1, 2017
Updated: Friday, September 1, 2017


2017-18 IAFCCP Board of Directors



Executive Board

  • Incoming President: Aaron Byrd, WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning, Raleigh, NC
  • Incoming Vice President: Ryan Walter, Air Methods & United States Navy, Gilbert, AZ
  • Business Director: Richard Childress, Med-Trans Corporation, Greenville, SC
  • Immediate Past President: Kevin Collopy, AirLink/VitaLink Critical Care Transport, Wilmington, NC


Board Members At Large

  • Jason Bazelow, Vidant Eastcare, Greenville, NC
  • Jordan Owen, REACH Air, Cody, WY
  • Robert Smith, Carolinas Healthcare, Charlotte, NC-Community Paramedic Representative
  • Michal Brisson, MD, U.S Army, Enterprise, AL 
  • Matthew Randall, Erlanger Lifeforce, Chattanooga, TN 
  • Danny Nayman, WakeMobile, Raleigh, NC
  • David Olvera, Air Methods, Denver, CO
  • Stacy Prater, Erlanger Lifeforce, Chattanooga, TN
  • Phil Ward, Temple, TX
  • Michael Templeton, TH2S Consulting, United Kingdom

Tags:  Directors  Election 

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)

HR 3378 Ensuring Access to Air Medical Ambulance Services Act

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Friday, July 28, 2017
The legislation which updates Medicare reimbursement for emergency air medical services, is finally here. It was introduced by Rep. Jackie Walorski. Here is Walorski’s press release with more info on the bill, and here is SOAR’s statement of support.  AAMS also supports this legislation saying, the bill will introduce transparency into the costs of providing air medical transport, increase quality by providing enhanced incentives for high-performance services, and, most importantly, preserve the long-term sustainability of air medical transport services for the millions of Americans who rely on us as their sole means to access healthcare.

Tags:  Legislative  REPLICA 

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)

EMS Licensure Interstate Compact Formed

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Licensure Interstate Compact (REPLICA) has become official with ten states in support the nation’s first EMS licensure compact. For more information visit


Share |
PermalinkComments (0)

New Member Benefit - SAVVIK

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Friday, April 21, 2017

We have recently signed on to work with Savvik Buying Group, the nation’s largest non-profit public safety Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), whose vast assortment of contracts and programs can assist you in saving time and money.

All IAFCCP members can now use as many, or as few, of these programs and bids as you like with no requirements, or charges of any kind for you. Many of your services may already be a member of Savvik, but it is not just agencies that can save with Savvik.  Login or join the IAFCCP now and start saving!  More...

This post has not been tagged.

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)

NEW Critical Care Transport Core Curriculum Published by

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Updated: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

NEW Critical Care Transport Core Curriculum

The IAFCCP is pleased to announce the recent release of the new Critical Care Transport Core Curriculum.  This text is produced in collaboration with the ASTNA.  We are honored to be included in updating this important resource and we highly recommend the use of this book to educators and providers in the critical care transport industry, or any agency/municipality having involvement in the critical care industry.

IAFCCP and ASTNA member discount applies. Place your order on the ASTNA website at


All-new and updated Critical Care Transport Core Curriculum outlines essential skills and knowledge for the critical care transport professional. All chapters closely align with transport nursing and paramedic certification examination content outlines and current CAMTS requirements, where applicable. Each clinical topic includes the following sections:

  • General characteristics
  • Patient assessment
  • Diagnostic data
  • Intervention
  • Transport and packaging considerations
  • Outcome evaluation

Expanded chapters on program operations and infectious and communicable diseases, as well as new chapters on mechanical ventilation and perfusion.

616 pages.

Tags:  critical care 

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)

Jason Clark named 2017 Tim Hynes Award Recipient

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Monday, April 17, 2017

IAFCCP Announces 2017 Tim Hynes Award Recipient

Every year, the IAFCCP selects an exceptional paramedic who has demonstrated leadership and paramedic professionalism. This year, the International Association of Flight and Critical Care Paramedics is pleased to announce that Jason Clark from Erlanger LifeForce in Chattanooga, Tennessee is the 2017 Tim Hynes Award recipient.   More...

This post has not been tagged.

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)

Tim Hynes Award Gets New Sponsor

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Thursday, March 30, 2017
We are pleased to announce ZOLL as the new Tim Hynes Award sponsor!  This year's Award recipient will be announced at CCTMC April 11, 2017.

 Attached Thumbnails:

This post has not been tagged.

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)

Call for Delegates

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Want to become more involved in the IAFCCP?

We are continually looking for motivated, independent people who thrive on becoming involved to help shape the future of Critical Care Paramedics.  Information and Application available online.   Apply to become a Delegate Now!

This post has not been tagged.

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)

IAFCCP Sponsors Critical Care Track at EMS WORLD EXPO

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Friday, May 20, 2016

IAFCCP Sponsors Critical Care Track at EMS World Expo -


Workshops and Core Program Session CE

    Earn CE Appropriate for FP-C, CCP-C Certification Renewal

Certain workshops and core program sessions have been approved by the International Association of Flight & Critical Care Paramedics (IAFCCP), for continuing education activity appropriate for renewal of the Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C®) and/or Certified Critical Care Paramedic (CCP-C®) credential, from the International Board of Specialty Certification (IBSC). 

To make FP-C® and/or CCP-C® recertification credit identification easier, attend and participate in the sessions that are marked with the IAFCCP logo and keep track of those sessions throughout the conference. 

One CE is given per one-hour class. 1.25 credits are given per 75-minute class. Attendees can earn 8 credits for a full-day workshop.

Attendees can earn 13.5 hours of critical care CE appropriate for FP-C® for the 3-day core program and 16 hours for the TRACER course being hosted by IAFCCP on Oct 3–4. For that course, register online at or Attendees can earn 13.5 hours of community paramedic CE appropriate for CCP-C® recertification for the 3-day core program and 8 hours for the Creating an Evidence-Based Practice for EMS in Integrated Healthcare workshop.

Exhibit Hall CE

Additional critical care and community paramedic CE activities can be obtained from identified vendors in the exhibit hall. Attendees will be required to visit vendors for an educational presentation and then complete a post test. To participate, visit the IAFCCP booth in the EMS World Expo exhibit hall for specific instructions. This activity is offered in association with Limmer Creative in the EMS World Expo exhibit hall.

Exhibit hall CE will earn between 0.1 and 0.5 credits per activity depending upon the complexity of the material and the time required.  After the conference, you will receive a CE certificate issued by the IAFCCP as a PDF file to your e-mail with a summary of your exhibit hall CE activity.  Submit this certificate, along with the EMS World Expo CE certificate and other necessary CE materials to the IBSC when your credential needs to be renewed. If you have questions or concerns, call 770/979-6372, or e-mail

Certified Community Paramedic (CP-C) Exam

This exam will be offered at EMS World Expo. The expectation for the CP-C exam candidate is competency in mobile integrated healthcare and expanded EMS services in rural and urban settings, including various healthcare, mental health, and housing and social service needs. This examination is not meant to test entry-level knowledge, but rather to validate competency of those paramedics providing services beyond the roles of traditional emergency care and transport. For more, visit

Event information and registration is available online at

This post has not been tagged.

Share |
PermalinkComments (0)
Page 2 of 4
1  |  2  |  3  |  4