Flight Physiology: Medical Crew Training


Flight Physiology: Medical Crew Training

Flight Physiology: Medical Crew Training

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

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.....

Cindy Tait, MICP, RN, MPH, CEN, PHN, CFRN.  Cindy has been a flight nurse for 18 years working in both fixed and rotor winged transport. She has experience with international flights, scene calls, interfacility transport, specialty team transfers and medical escorts.  She is a nationally known speaker and author on the topic and has precepted numerous flight nurse, paramedics and respiratory care providers.  She is also licensed by the FAA as a pilot and flys the Center for Healthcare Education's aircraft.   

Here's What You Get:

$155.00 includes the study guide
Basic ECG Course

Required Materials:


Center for Healthcare Education, Inc.
6690 Alessandro Blvd., Suite A
Riverside, CA 92506 Map It!

Additional Information:

$15 for 8 hours of continuing education credit for nurses, dentists, paramedics, and respiratory care professionals.
Nursing CEU, Dental CEU, EMS CEU