The Aeromedical Certification Examinations Self Assessment Test

The Aeromedical Certification Examinations Self Assessment Test Author William Wingfield
ISBN-10 061519124X
Release 2008-03-01
Pages 293
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The ACE SAT will assist the critical care transport provider with preparing to challenge the Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C), Certified Flight Nurse (CFRN) or Certification for Emergency Nurses (CEN) exam(s). Written by Will Wingfield, a Flight Paramedic/RN with over 15 years experience in the fields of pre-hospital/transport medicine, SAR, TEMS and critical care nursing. Will is currently completing his residency in Nurse Anesthesia, enabling him to discuss the most advanced physiologic principles with specific focus & application to the critical care transport medicine field. Will has trained hundreds of successful FP-C, CFRN and CEN candidates.



Back To Basics

Back To Basics Author Orchid Lee Lopez
ISBN-10 9781456862749
Release 2011-02-15
Pages 501
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As a registered nurse for the last 28 years, my primary clinical expertise has been working in the pre-hospital environment as a flight nurse and a paramedic, as well as continuing to work in a variety of clinical areas which include the emergency department, pediatrics and endoscopy. My extensive clinical background has also given me the opportunity to work as a legal nurse consultant with one of the largest law firms in Arizona. As an EMS educator and program director of paramedic training programs for the last 20 years and most recently as the National Clinical Educator for one of the largest air medical transport companies, I truly enjoy teaching in a simple manner as to assure that students do have a strong basic understanding in making critical care decisions and that they will be providing the highest quality of patient care beginning from the least to the most invasive management of care for the patients they are transporting. My goal as a professional and as an EMS educator has always been and will continue to encourage students to have the desire to learn and grow in their profession, as well as contribute to EMS in a way that inspires positive change. "Tell me and I ́ll forget; Show me and I may remember; Involve me and I ́ll understand” www.backtobasicscourse.com



ASTNA Patient Transport

ASTNA Patient Transport Author ASTNA
ISBN-10 9780323066136
Release 2009-09-10
Pages 848
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Whether you’re caring for patients on the ground or in the air, this trusted, one-of-a-kind resource is an essential tool for your success in transport nursing. The 4th edition has been extensively revised to keep you up to date with the latest technological advances and help you meet the ever-changing needs of this critical nursing field. Comprehensive overviews familiarize you with the most common diseases and injuries encountered in practice, accompanied by important management considerations to help you ensure the most effective communication and the safest patient care in all transport settings. Case studies presented at the end of each clinical chapter demonstrate how to apply concepts to scenarios similar to those you’ll encounter in practice. Special Populations Unit helps you meet the unique care needs of pregnant, neonatal, pediatric, and military patients. Competencies listed at the beginning of each chapter help you identify key components of effective patient care. Collaborative, multidisciplinary focus meets the educational and reference needs of all transport health care providers and emphasizes the importance of teamwork in ensuring successful patient outcomes. 3 new chapters highlight emerging trends in transport care: The Use of Technology During Transport, including ventricular assist devices, a chapter devoted to Mechanical Ventilation, and Military Transport with EnRoute care. Updated content throughout provides a balance of ground and air coverage and reflects the recently published Flight and Ground Transport Nursing Core Curriculum to help you prepare for the CTRN or CFRN examination. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses front-line response to major disasters. Expanded disaster management coverage addresses important concerns for improving front-line response to major disasters. Additional pathophysiology content helps you better understand the effects of diseases and injuries on the body’s normal physiologic processes. Clear instructions for reading radiographs and CT scans simplify the use of these diagnostic tools and help you improve related outcomes. Information based on the latest updates from the Federal Aviation Association and the National Transportation Safety Board alerts you to important safety regulations. Obesity considerations included in the Patient Assessment and Preparation for Transport chapter outline special challenges and possible solutions for the care of obese patients.



Critical Care Transport Field Guide

Critical Care Transport Field Guide Author Michael Czarnecki
ISBN-10 0763715808
Release 2001
Pages 121
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This guide is designed with the special needs of field practitioners in mind. This useful, quick reference guide helps speed recognition of lab values, 12 lead ECG interpretation, fibrinolytics agents, hemodynamic monmitoring, IABP's, rapid sequence intubation, chest tubes, and therapeutic medications and toxology for the critial care transport provider.



Flight Paramedic Certification

Flight Paramedic Certification Author Kyle Faudree
ISBN-10 0615563139
Release 2011
Pages 153
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Flight Paramedic Certification has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Flight Paramedic Certification also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Flight Paramedic Certification book for free.



Life Inside the Dead Man s Curve

Life Inside the Dead Man s Curve Author Kevin McDonald
ISBN-10 9781457544934
Release 2016-01-29
Pages 380
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This project was unbelievably good! It was suspenseful, supremely well written, kept me turning the pages till the very end. I can’t say enough good things about it!!!” Christy Phillippe Dog Ear Publishing Editor “Kevin’s work is a warm compassionate story of helicopters in rescue missions. I only wish my father could have read it, as it brought father’s passion for the helicopter as an instrument for saving lives into reality. The author spent 35 years and logged more than 11,000 hours of flight time as a naval aviator and public-safety helicopter pilot. Kevin’s is an admirable story of a life well lived.” Igor Sikorsky, Jr. aviation historian and son of the man who invented the modern helicopter



Mosby s Emergency and Flight Nursing Review

Mosby s Emergency and Flight Nursing Review Author
ISBN-10 0815142269
Release 1996
Pages 520
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The newest edition of this popular review has been expanded to include both emergency and flight nursing. It is designed to help nurses prepare for a certification examination as well as provide current information on emergency nursing topics. The book's 750 questions cover assessment, nursing diagnosis and intervention, evaluation, and professional issues.



Critical Care Paramedic

Critical Care Paramedic Author Bryan E. Bledsoe
ISBN-10 UCLA:L0089626725
Release 2006
Pages 1151
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Critical Care Paramedic is the first and only book written for the expanding field of critical care transport. Utilizing the successful format of Brady's best-selling Paramedic Care: Principles & Practice, this book is both written and extensively reviewed by leading experts in the field. This comprehensive book addresses all aspects of critical care transport including: operations, safety, advanced pharmacodynamics, advanced physiologic monitoring, advanced airway management, medical emergencies, trauma emergencies, organ donation, and other important areas of critical care. Critical Care Paramedic will be the industry standard for critical care paramedic education and available only from Brady.



Success for the Critical Care Paramedic

Success  for the Critical Care Paramedic Author Bryan E. Bledsoe
ISBN-10 0132405091
Release 2009-08-01
Pages 348
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SUCCESS! FOR THE CRITICAL CARE PARAMEDIC, 1/e by Dr. Bryan Bledsoe is the book to help students pass their National Registry and other certification exams. Blending a comprehensive collection of practice exam questions with helpful test-taking tips and student hints, all items reference the Department of Transportation's objectives. As you build confidence by digging into this rich content review, you'll find that the Brady/Prentice Hall Health test preparation system is a blueprint for success. SUCCESS! Is a complete review system that combines relevant exam-style questions with a self-assessment format to provide you with the best preparation for your exam!



CFRN Exam Secrets Study Guide

CFRN Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1609713184
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 169
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** CFRN Exam Secrets helps you ace the Certified Flight Registered Nurse Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive CFRN Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. CFRN Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to CFRN Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Cardiopulmonary Emergencies, Basic Steps in Pericardiocentesis, Performing Defibrillation, Signs of Pericardial Tamponade, Stages of Hypoxia, True and False Aneurysms, Four Types of Cardiovascular Trauma, Signs of Respiratory Failure, Risk Factors for Bradycardia, Recommended Treatments for Atrial Tachycardia, Three Types of Angina, LOCK Protocol Steps, Complications Related to Breach Presentation, Tocolytic Therapy, Managing Preeclampsia, Supplying Oxygen to a Neonate, Inserting a Nasogastric Tube, Nine Types of Fractures, Principles of Splinting, Diagnosing Compartment Syndrome, Assessing Cranial Nerve Function, Performing a Spinal Immobilization, Assessment Criteria for Seizures, Three Ways of Monitoring Intracranial Pressure, and much more...



Cfrn Exam Flashcard Study System

Cfrn Exam Flashcard Study System Author Cfrn Exam Secrets
ISBN-10 1609713192
Release 2010-08-01
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Cfrn Exam Flashcard Study System has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Cfrn Exam Flashcard Study System also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Cfrn Exam Flashcard Study System book for free.



Vent Hero

Vent Hero Author Charles F Swearingen
ISBN-10 1530918243
Release 2016-04-05
Pages 162
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This text is a guide to managing transport ventilators. It is a 154 page book that exposes the basic and advanced techniques needed to successfully harness the life- saving power of the transport mechanical ventilator. It includes 10 in- depth case studies designed to challenge the knowledge covered within the text.



Lights and Sirens

Lights and Sirens Author Kevin Grange
ISBN-10 9780698161986
Release 2015-06-02
Pages 336
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A true account of going through UCLA’s famed Daniel Freeman Paramedic Program—and practicing emergency medicine on the streets of Los Angeles. Nine months of tying tourniquets and pushing new medications, of IVs, chest compressions, and defibrillator shocks—that was Kevin Grange’s initiation into emergency medicine when, at age thirty-six, he enrolled in the “Harvard of paramedic schools”: UCLA’s Daniel Freeman Paramedic Program, long considered one of the best and most intense paramedic training programs in the world. Few jobs can match the stress, trauma, and drama that a paramedic calls a typical day at the office, and few educational settings can match the pressure and competitiveness of paramedic school. Blending months of classroom instruction with ER rotations and a grueling field internship with the Los Angeles Fire Department, UCLA’s paramedic program is like a mix of boot camp and med school. It would turn out to be the hardest thing Grange had ever done—but also the most transformational and inspiring. An in-depth look at the trials and tragedies that paramedic students experience daily, Lights and Sirens is ultimately about the best part of humanity—people working together to help save a human life.



The Ambulance

The Ambulance Author Ryan Corbett Bell
ISBN-10 9780786438112
Release 2009
Pages 382
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Over several centuries the ambulance has evolved from horse-drawn wagons designed to remove wounded soldiers from the battlefield into high-speed emergency rooms on wheels, staffed by skilled professionals. This thorough history follows the ambulance through every phase, focusing not just on the vehicles but on their role within the developing medical systems they served, as well as the political, social and economic influences that have shaped their advancement. Topics include the critical role of police ambulances in the development of the first emergency medical services, the history of the ambulance intern, breakthroughs in ambulance design and function from the horse-drawn days to the present, notable women in ambulance development, and a fresh look at the first organized paramedic services. More than 275 photographs and other illustrations accompany the text.



Flightbridgeed LLC FP C CFRN Certification Review Advanced Practice Update

Flightbridgeed  LLC   FP C CFRN Certification Review   Advanced Practice Update Author Eric R. Bauer
ISBN-10 1492168556
Release 2013-06-11
Pages 214
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FlightBridgeED, LLC is proud to provide a comprehensive review book that encompasses a thorough overview of critical care concepts pertaining to the CFRN, CCRN, CEN, FP-C, and CCP-C advanced certification exams. This detailed, 206 page, full color review book will give the candidate an excellent overview of all critical care core topics covered on these certification exams. Along with the highly detailed critical care lecture outlines that are approved by the Board of Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC), you will find practice exam questions that re-enforce each lecture, along with the answers and rationale for follow up and continued exam preparation. You will also find tables and quick reference material to help you prepare for these tough exams. All material is up to date and based on new evidence based medicine and protocols including the 9th edition CAMTS standards.



Critical Care Transport

Critical Care Transport Author
ISBN-10 1449642586
Release 2011-07-01
Pages 1034
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Welcome To The New Gold Standard In Critical Care Transport Training. Published In Conjunction With The American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) And The American College Of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), Critical Care Transport Offers Cutting Edge Content Relevant To Any Healthcare Provider Training In Critical Care Transport. Like No Other Textbook In This Market, Critical Care Transport Thoroughly Prepares Medical Professionals To Function As Competent Members Of A Critical Care Team By Covering The Material That Everyone—Paramedics, Nurses, Physicians, And Specialty Crew—Needs To Know To Operate Effectively In The Prehospital Critical Care Environment. This Book Meets The Curricula Of Major Critical Care Training Programs, Including University Of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). It Covers Both Ground And Flight Transport, And Meets The Objectives Of Critical Care Transport Certification Exams Such As The Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C) Exam Administered By The Board For Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification. Content Includes Information Specific To Prehospital Critical Care Transport, Such As Flight Physiology, Lab Analysis, Hemodynamic Monitoring, And Specialized Devices Such As The Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump. Standard Topics Such As Airway Management, Trauma, And Pharmacology Are Covered In The Context Of Critical Care. Chapters Have Been Authored By Leading Critical Care Professionals Across The Country And Represent The Most Current, State-Of-The-Art Information On Management Of Critical Care Patients.



Transport of the Critical Care Patient

Transport of the Critical Care Patient Author Rosemary Adam
ISBN-10 0323082726
Release 2011
Pages 456
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Build Your Knowledge And Enhance Your Critical Care Skills With This Practical Text! Offering A Conversational Approach, Transport Of The Critical Care Patient Is Ideal For Use In An Initial Education Program For The Critical Care Paramedic Or As A Reference Text For Prospective Flight Paramedics Preparing For The Flight Paramedic Certification Exam. It Is Based On The University Of Iowa Hospital's EMS Learning Resources Center (EMSLRC) Critical Care Paramedic Curriculum, An Internationally Renowned Critical Care Paramedic Course! A JB Course Manager Resource Is Available To Accompany This Title. JB Course Manager Is An Easy-To-Use And Fully Hosted Online Learning Platform. For Additional Information, Or To Make Your Request, Contact Your Account Specialist Or Visit Http: //Go.Jblearning.Com/JBCM.