This 5 day medical course is specifically designed for medical personnel with the need for advanced in-flight care skills. Our In-Flight Medical Care (IFM) course will teach the Tactical Medical Provider how to properly manage critical trauma and medical patients during extended in-flight care scenarios. Through multiple challenging simulated combat/non-combat scenarios, students will understand how to confidently and effectively manage a critical patient for up to 4 hours.
- Our diverse professional medical instructor staff consists of emergency medical doctors, nurse anesthetist, critical care nurses, flight paramedics, former combat experienced military TCCC instructors and SOF medical providers to ensure a low student to instructor ration and more student hands-on experience.
- Student instruction and performance evaluations are delivered through classroom presentation, case studies, hands-on skill stations and final practical exercises.
- Unit specific training scenarios available upon request.
- Open Enrollment Available
- Regularly scheduled monthly courses available. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for dates and locations.
Throughout the entire course, heavy emphasis is placed on the individual student’s ability to properly and confidently perform:
- Patient and Equipment Aeromedical Specific Considerations
- Aeromedical Environmental Considerations
- Combat/Non-Combat In-Flight Care Case Studies
- In-Flight Improvised Medical Techniques
- In-Flight Patient Assessment/Reassessment
- Limited Lab Value Interpretation
- Vital Signs Interpretation
- Limited Anesthesia Administration
- Advanced Hemorrhage Control
- Advanced Airway Management
- Advanced IV Access
- Advanced Surgical/Non-Surgical Interventions
- Blood Transfusion Procedures (Golden Hour Box)
- Ventilator Use
- Radio/Telemedicine Consultation
- Pre-Mission Planning/Regional Medical Assets
- Friendly Forces CASEVAC/Triage VS Airborne Platform Limitation
- Enemy Patient CASEVAC Transport Considerations/Protocols
- Airborne Platform Capabilities and Limitations
- Airborne Platform and Medical Gear Preparation
- Personal Care Considerations During Extended In-Flight Care
- Unit specific medical bags, if available
- Rain or inclement weather gear
- Note taking material
- Long pants
- Long sleeve shirt
- Hiking boots (NO OPEN TOED SHOES)
- Meals and refreshments not provided