Upcoming class!


Course meets in person every Monday. 100% attendance is required (UMBC policy).  

  • Start Date: 9/9/2024
  • End Date: 12/9/2024
  • Location:  West Hospital (MCV Campus)
  • Meeting Dates/Times:  Mondays 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Registration: OPEN


Attendance Requirement

100% mandatory attendance to sit for the comprehensive final exam and to receive CCEMTP certification.

Students with 100% attendance will be evaluated with a written examination at the end of the course.  There are NO EXCEPTIONS to the UMBC attendance Policy. 


Registration for the CCEMTP course is a two-step process.

  • First: Register for a course here 
  • Second: After registration, you will receive information on how to send copies of current credentials. Your application is not complete until you this requirement is satisfied.  

Registration Fees

The course fee is $1,100 per person and must be paid in full at the time of registration. 

The course fee does not include the cost of the recommended textbook. 

Refund Policy

Because of the expenses of the course, percentages of the registration fee may be refunded depending on the time to the start date of the course. 

  • More than 6 weeks out from the start date - 90% refund
  • Less than 6 weeks, but more than 4 weeks = 70% refund
  • Less than 4 weeks, but more than 2 weeks = 30% refund
  • Less than 2 weeks from the start date = 0% refund

Recommended Textbook

Primary readings are recommended to prepare participants for the course and to enhance the learning experience. The recommended textbook is Critical Care Transport, 3rd Edition.


The CCEMTP course is open to any paramedic or nurse that has worked in that capacity for a recommended one year.  Students with proficiency in anatomy and physiology, biology, pharmacodynamics, med math, and chemistry will be best prepared for the course.  A copy of your current professional licensure must be submitted with your registration. 

Continuing Education

CEUs are approved by the Virginia Office of EMS.  This continuing education activity is approved by the UMBC, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE). 


Instructors may be physicians, nurses, or paramedics with extensive experience in critical care and/or critical care transpor.t  All instructors are approved by the VCU Center for Trauma and Critical Care Education and UMBC.