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