The Air Care and Mobile Care Online Flight Physician Orientation is a collection of blog posts, podcasts, and procedural videos that aim to teach the various duties of the flight physician on Air Care to the PGY-1 and early PGY-2 residents.  Needless to say there are learning points and lessons to be learned, however, for nurses, flight nurses, residents and attendings of all experience level.



Basic Safety/Equipment Orientation

Impact Ventilator Demonstration

Impact Ventilator Demonstration

Basic Principles of Survival with Dr. Mel Otten

Basic Principles of Survival with Dr. Mel Otten

Operating the Radio

Operating the Radio

Operating the Zoll Monitor

Operating the Zoll Monitor

Dual Patient Set Up

Dual Patient Set Up


Common Procedures

Bougie-Aided Cricothyrotomy

Bougie-Aided Cricothyrotomy

Needle Cricothyrotomy

Needle Cricothyrotomy

KTD Splint Application

KTD Splint Application

T-Pod Pelvic Binder

T-Pod Pelvic Binder

Finger Thoracostomy

Finger Thoracostomy

King Vision Video Laryngoscope

King Vision Video Laryngoscope

Intubating LMA

Intubating LMA

Pericardiocentesis

Pericardiocentesis

Needle Thoracostomy

Needle Thoracostomy

CAT Tourniquet Application

CAT Tourniquet Application

EZ-IO

EZ-IO


Blog Posts in the Air Care Orientation Curriculum