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Critical Care Transport Team

Rex Critical Care Transport services include: Critical Care Transport (CCT) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) transportation to and from Rex Hospital, UNC Hospitals and affiliates, and other regional medical facilities 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Cardiac patients comprise a majority of CCT patients. We also work closely with Neurologists, Pulmonologists, Emergency Physicians, and Hospitalists to provide a continuum of care between tertiary facilities and Rex Hospital. Our CCT teams are trained and equipped to transport critical patients such as Post-Cardiac Arrest, STEMI, CVA, Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, Trauma, and High-Risk Obstetrical.

Critical Care Transport Team

Our teams are highly trained critical care transport Paramedics with advanced certifications, Registered Nurses with expertise in critical care environments, and experienced Emergency Medical Technicians. They have the ability to intubate and operate ventilators, administer narcotics, sedatives, IV medications and infusions, as well as transport patients receiving blood or blood products. Specialty devices such as Intracranial Pressure Monitors, Cardiac Pacing, Chest Tubes and other invasive monitoring devices are also accommodated by these professionals.

All Paramedics, Nurses and EMTs attend mandatory continuing education and specialty programs as well as advanced certification classes such as:

  • National and NC certified EMT-Paramedic (NREMT-P, EMT-P)
  • Critical Care Paramedics (CCEMT-P, CCP-C)
  • Flight Paramedics (FP-C)
  • Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric advanced life support (PALS)
  • Pediatric Trauma Life Support (PTLS)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Trauma nursing core course (TNCC)
  • Basic and advanced trauma life support (BTLS/ATLS)
  • Certified emergency nurse (CEN)
  • Critical care registered nurse (CCRN)

Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Contact Us
Rex Critical Care Transport Team
(888) 787-4579
or (919) 784-4788