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Flight Physiology

This course is designed to provide participants with information on the art and science of transporting critical patients via helicopter and fixed wing aircraft. Emphasis is placed on the autonomy and responsibility of caring for patients under advanced protocols during short and long distance transport, including:

  • - Physical gas laws.
    - Stresses of flight and altitude.
    - Patient packaging and loading.
    - Documentation and communications.
    - Safety considerations.
    - Critical care monitoring.
    - C.V. assist devices.
    - Trauma patients.
    - Critically ill patients.
    - Transport ventilators.
    and much more.....

Intended Audience

Registered Nurses, Paramedics, EMT's, Physicians and Respiratory Therapists interested in working as helicopter or fixed winged flight crew medical personnel.

SRT Specializes in disaster preparedness and response, technical rescue and water/tactical operations. We have become a leader in providing “Total Turn Key” solutions. Our training staff is comprised of working professionals who respond to real world missions everyday and are industry leaders in their respective fields. From our Technical Rescue Instructors to our Incident Command staff, our personnel are known the world over for their professionalism, expertise, and “Passion for the Job”.