AIR MEDICAL CREW COURSE

Upcoming Class!

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Next Class: 1/24/2022-1/29/2022

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The Air Medical Crew Course is a 6 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. Aircraft & LZ safety, preventing pilot & crew error, flight physiology, crew requirements, communications, survival, and fitness are some of the topics covered. 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 in order to enhance their capabilities to function safely and effectively in the air-medical environment. This class is a good indoctrination for those wishing to enter into the flight critical care world. The Air Medical Crew Course is approved by the Florida Bureau of EMS for Continuing Education credits (CEU's) (See attach agenda).

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Certifications Earned

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  • NAEMT Certificates

  • AHA Re-Certifications

  • NRP

  • SWET/HUET

  • Air Medical Certificate

Student Prerequisites

  • 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 a Recommendation of one (1) years’ experience as a Paramedic, RN , MD/DO, ARNP, PA or RT.

  • Possess a valid course completion card for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). 

  • Possess a valid course completion card for Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).  (AHA cards will be renewed during the class).