Author: William Wingfield
Publisher: Reso Shop
Release Date: 2008-03-01
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.
Author: Orchid Lee Lopez
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Release Date: 2011-02-15
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
Author: Michael Czarnecki
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2001
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.
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2009-09-10
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.
Author: Bryan E. Bledsoe
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2006
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.
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.
Author: Bryan E. Bledsoe
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2009-08-01
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!
Author: Federal Aviation Administration
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release Date: 2013-01-08
Compiled by the Federal Aviation Administration, this handbook is the ultimate technical manual for anyone who flies or wants to learn to fly a helicopter. If you’re preparing for private, commercial, or flight instruction pilot certificates, it’s more than essential reading—it’s the best possible study guide available, and its information can be life-saving. In authoritative and easy-to-understand language, here are explanations of general aerodynamics and the aerodynamics of flight, navigation, communication, flight controls, flight maneuvers, emergencies, and more. Also included is an extensive glossary of terms ensuring that even the most technical language can be easily understood. The Helicopter Flying Handbook is an indispensable text for any pilot who wants to operate a helicopter safely in a range of conditions. Chapters cover a variety of subjects including helicopter components, weight and balance, basic flight maneuvers, advanced flight maneuvers, emergencies and hazards, aeronautical decision making, night operations, and many more. With full-color illustrations detailing every chapter, this is a one-of-a-kind resource for pilots and would-be pilots.
Author: Richard A. Patterson
Publisher: Richard A. Patterson
Release Date: 2008
Our textbook and live review course is APPROVED by the Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC) and is used by our nationally recognized lecturers who present Review Courses for Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN), Flight Paramedic-Certified (FP-C), Certification in Emergency Nursing (CEN), Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), & Certified Transport Registered Nurse (CTRN). In addition to being industry recognized leaders in their field, several of our lecturers are also Editorial members with the â€œAir Medical Journalâ€ , having worked in the industry for a combined sixty years and have experience in Adult, Pediatric, Neonatal, Obstetric, Trauma, Emergency, and Critical Care. Our Instructors are also licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as Commercial rated Airplane and Helicopter Pilots. This book is sure to assist anyone wanting to expand their knowledge, better themselves clinically, or to prepare for any of these tough examinations.
Author: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS),
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Release Date: 2017-03-20
Welcome to the 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), and endorsed by the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) and the International Association of Flight and Critical Care Providers (IAFCCP), Critical Care Transport, Second Edition, offers cutting-edge content relevant to any health care provider training in critical care transport. Authored by leading critical care professionals from across the country, Critical Care Transport, Second Edition, contains state-of-the-art information on ground and flight transport that aligns with the latest evidence-based medicine and practices. 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, tra
Author: Eric R. Bauer
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Release Date: 2014-02-06
This is the most UP TO DATE exam prep book on the market. Current CAMTS standards and test prep questions based on the newest FP-C and CFRN exam content. Preparing for advanced certification exams isn't easy! It requires planning ahead, studying hard and having quality materials from experienced educators to guide you. This 2nd edition book includes over 350 critical care level questions, rational and test tips, designed to provide you with practice in the types of questions typical of the CFRN, FP-C or CCP-C exams. In addition, the questions in this book are a sampling of topics used to drive advanced certification test banks, allowing you a great way to review. This book was authored by the same quality educators that bring our industry-leading CFRN/FP-C Exam Review & Advanced Practice Update book. Combined these books for an unbeatable set of advanced certification review tools! Go to www.flightbridgeed.com for our free podcast series!
Author: Ron M. Walls
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2012
Manual of Emergency Airway Management, now in its 4th edition, is a practical guide to emergency airway management in any adult or pediatric patient and offers step-by-step instructions on techniques, drug administration, and prevention and management of complications.The book may be used in conjunction with the Difficult Airway CourseTM, or on its own. The text has been reorganized to reflect the decision-making process of emergency care providers treating the patient in distress. Features include: Completely reorganized chapters into cohesive sections Expanded discussion of videolaryngoscopes, including newer, low-cost alternatives More illustrations, with expanded "how to" descriptions Revised and updated airway algorithms