THE BEST PART OF YOUR WORST DAY

Preparing a critically ill patient for transport can be a daunting task. In addition to the on-going care of the patient, there are requirements for additional documentation and special preparations that must be made to ensure safe and seamless transports. This clinically focused presentation assists the nurse in preparing patients for critical care transport and discusses the connection between pre-transport interventions and the physiology of flight.

Program Objectives:

 

At the end of this session, the participant will:

Discuss the major components required for an EMTALA compliant transfer

Discuss the basics of flight physiology

List 3 safety measures to take when working around EMS helicopters

 

Program Category:  Clinical, transport, critical care, emergency

 

Target Audience: staff nurses

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