Pre-conferences and other seminars during the AMTC in Phoenix:  

Water Egress Training
Sunday, October 21   1200 pm -1600h

Cost: $175

At the completion of this course, students will be more prepared to survive a water ditching incident.  Please register through AMTC online registration.


The Difficult Airway in Pre-Hospital Critical Care       Registration info coming soon
Sunday, October 15   0800-1700h
ASTNA members $100 / Non-members $150

This one-day intensive program in difficult and failed airway management was designed by senior faculty of The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™ for advanced providers at AMTC. The program starts with a brief research & best practices update and moves quickly to advanced skills labs and challenging Code Airway™ stations. Attendees tackle advanced video laryngoscopy, surgical airway and fiberoptic intubation and then put themselves to the test in small group simulations. This course, which is hosted by the ASTNA, is ideal for critical care providers who just can’t get enough airway and those who want to take their skills to the next level.

IAFCCP Cadaver Lab    Register Here
Tuesday, Oct. 23   1400-1600h         Offsite location TBD
$25.00 (includes transport to offsite location)

Corbin King, Andrew Merrill, Kevin Casey, IAFCCP

The cadaver lab will be approximately 90 minutes long, and will accommodate 60 participants.  This lab will be conducted using qualified instructors and non-embalmed cadavers.  In this lab, participants will have the opportunity to observe a variety of critical care skills utilized in high-acuity patient settings.


Friday/Saturday, October 19-20  0800- 1800h
IAFCCP-Sponsored Critical Care Exam Review

The 20-hour course delivered over two full days, provides a comprehensive review of the advanced clinical and operational material that critical care transport providers are expected to understand.  The course is designed to provide participants a thorough review of complex subject matter in the areas outlined in the CP-C® and FP-C® Detail Content Outlines.

Review Course registration available at

Early bird discount available through September 19.  Member discount applies.


IBSC Paper/Pencil Exam Administration (FP-C®, CCP-C®, CP-C®, TP-C®, TR-C®) 
Sunday, October 21   0800 – 1130h

The expectation for all exam candidates is a mastery of current trends and therapies in each specialty area of paramedicine.  The certification exams are not meant to test entry-level knowledge, but rather the experienced paramedic’s advanced skill level.

Exam preparation, requirements and registration are available online at .

Exam discount available for IAFCCP members on FP-C, CCP-C and CP-C exams.