Objective – Medevac

After taking this course, you will be able to describe measures that can influence safe operation of an air ambulance.  You will be abler to identify aeromedical crew members and their responsibilites are as well as preparing and transporting patients via Medevac.  Safety around the equipment will also be discussed.  The primary purpose for using a helicopter for medical transport is to save time while maintaining appropriate, specialized critical care capabilities for the patient. This applies in cases where getting the patient to appropriate care quickly is essential and also in situations necessitating minimizing time outside of the critical care facility.