AIR MEDICAL CREW COURSE
The Air Medical Crew Course is a six-day/40+ hour instruction class. This course meets and exceeds the Florida State 64J-1.005 requirements for air medical education and is based on the DOT National Standard Curriculum and Guidelines for Air Medical Crew Course Education. Some of the topics covered are aircraft & LZ safety, preventing pilot & crew error, flight physiology, crew requirements, communications, survival, and fitness. Other topics covered are patient assessment and management of medical emergencies, respiratory, cardiac, neurological, orthopedic, trauma, burn patients, shock, obstetrical, and pediatrics. This class is geared for licensed physicians, RN's, and paramedics who strive to achieve a higher level of education and medical expertise. This training will enhance the capabilities to function safely and effectively in the air-medical environment. Additionally, this class is a good indoctrination for those wishing to enter the flight critical care world. The Florida Bureau approves the Air Medical Crew Course of EMS for Continuing Education credits (CEU's) (See attached agenda).
Be at least 18 years of age on the date of enrollment.
Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent (GED).
Possess a valid EMT-Paramedic license or certification with at least one (1) years’ experience as a Paramedic, RN , MD/DO, ARNP, PA or RT.
Complete the Critical Care Transport Academy on-line training.