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2021 CCPP Required Textbooks

The following textbooks are required for the Critical Care Paramedic Program:

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada (2020). 2020 Handbook of emergency cardiovascular care for healthcare providers.  Ottawa, ON: Heart and Stroke Foundation.  ISBN: 978-1-988892-57-3

Kovacs, G., & Law, A. (2011). Airway management in emergencies (2nd Ed.). Shelton, CT: People’s Medical Publishing House.  ISBN-13: 978-160795-104-9

Kovacs, G. & Law, A. *(2021). Airway interventions and management in emergencies (AIME): The infinity edition. Halifax, NS: Authors. Accessed at: https://aimeairway.ca/book#/

Martindale, J.L. & Brown, D.F.M. (2017). A visual guide to ECG interpretation (2nd Ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins. ISBN: 978-1-49-632153-4

Pollak, A.N (Ed.). (2018). Critical care transport (2nd Ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. ISBN: 978-1-284-04099-9

Urden, L.D., Stacy, K.M., & Lough, M.E. (2022). Critical care nursing: Diagnosis and management (9th Ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-323-64295-8

Please check process of obtaining textbooks with your sponsoring manager BEFORE purchasing textbooks. Should you wish to purchase personal copies (at your own expense), textbooks are available at:

Dalhousie Health Sciences Bookstore,
6136 University Ave., Halifax, NS
Phone 902-494-3020.

If you need assistance, just ask for Jim Regan the Health Sciences Text Buyer. You can visit the bookstore in person or pay over the phone using Visa or MasterCard or you can order online at their website https://bookstore.dal.ca/CourseSearch/?course[]=HS-SUB,HS-F21,CCPP,CCPP,&

Unfortunately, the Dalhousie Health Sciences Bookstore can neither invoice nor accept cheques. Books should arrive within 3 days if ordering online or by phone within Nova Scotia, and up to a week as your shipping address moves west.

*Kovacs & Law infinity edition is an open source online textbook

These textbooks are also sometimes available online through websites such as Amazon or Chapters/Indigo