The Aeromedical Certification Examinations Self Assessment Test

Author: William Wingfield
Publisher: Reso Shop
ISBN: 061519124X
Release Date: 2008-03-01
Genre: Medical

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

Author: Orchid Lee Lopez
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781456862749
Release Date: 2011-02-15
Genre: Medical

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

Author: ASTNA
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323066136
Release Date: 2009-09-10
Genre: Medical

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 Paramedic

Author: Bryan E. Bledsoe
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UCLA:L0089626725
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

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.

CFRN Exam Secrets Study Guide

Author: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN: 1609713184
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***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...

Success for the Critical Care Paramedic

Author: Bryan E. Bledsoe
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0132405091
Release Date: 2009-08-01
Genre: Medical

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!

Lights and Sirens

Author: Kevin Grange
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780698161986
Release Date: 2015-06-02
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

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.

Vent Hero

Author: Charles F Swearingen
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1530918243
Release Date: 2016-04-05
Genre:

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.

The Ambulance

Author: Ryan Corbett Bell
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786438112
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Transportation

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.

Air and Surface Patient Transport

Author: Reneé Semonin Holleran
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: UOM:39015055915162
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Medical

The official publication of the Air & Surface Transport Nurses Association, this comprehensive and timely text is the standard reference for flight nurses and other health professionals involved in medical transportation. Each clinical chapter covers epidemiology, anatomy and physiology and/or pathophysiology, and specific conditions.

The Cancer Recovery Eating Plan

Author: Daniel W. Nixon, M.D.
Publisher: Harmony
ISBN: 9780307798350
Release Date: 2011-06-29
Genre: Medical

Dr. Nixon, editor-in-chief of the journal Cancer Prevention, cuts through the hype to explain the latest scientific findings on food and cancer. He presents individualized eating plans according to the type of cancer and offers a three-month plan to benefit the person with cancer. Over 100 recipes help put the plan into action. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Critical Care Transport Navigate 2 Advantage Access Card

Author: Aaos
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284040992
Release Date: 2017-03-20
Genre: Medical

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. Like No Other Textbook In This Market, The Second Edition 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 2015 CPR/ECC Guidelines And 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. New To The Second Edition: Sample Fetal Monitoring Strips Updated Information On Transport Choreography Enhanced Information On Capnography And Troubleshooting Transport Ventilators A Standalone Chapter On Patient Safety Much More!

Ventilator Management

Author: Eric Bauer
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1492299642
Release Date: 2015-08-24
Genre: Emergency medicine

Own the #1 Best Seller and trusted resource for Pre-Hospital Emergency Medicine and Critical Care mechanical ventilation. Find out why hundreds of critical care providers, flight companies and universities around the globe have adopted this resource as their go-to reference. The goal of this book is to provide the most up to date information on mechanical ventilation based on current research, evidence based practice and my experiences as a flight paramedic and educator. This book is a must own for flight nurses, flight paramedics, medical students, resident MD's, attending MD's, nurses, paramedics or respiratory therapists. "Ventilator Management" A Pre-Hospital Perspective, will take a comprehensive look at ventilator management strategies as it relates to emergency medicine, and pre-hospital transport in both EMS and HEMS industries. The book is written in a comprehensive, but conversational, format and will hit on all things related to critical care transport ventilation. The book includes current research concepts, oxygenation pathophysiology, ventilation theory, core clinical ventilation strategies, case application commentary and reference materials.

Archaon Everchosen

Author: Rob Sanders
Publisher: Games Workshop
ISBN: 1849708339
Release Date: 2015-03-03
Genre: Fiction

Archaon, the Everchosen was once a man, a devout servant of the warrior-god Sigmar. What could cause such a soul to fall to the worship of the Dark Gods? What dark events could have put a knight of the Empire on the path to becoming the harbinger of the world's end? In the north of the world the forces of Chaos gather, awaiting their moment to strike. At their head is the Everchosen, the warrior who will lead the final, cataclysmic assault that will usher in the End Times and the reign of the Ruinous Powers. But he was not always thus - he was once a man, a devout servant of the warrior-god Sigmar. What could cause such a soul to fall to the worship of the Dark Gods? What dark events could have put a knight of the Empire on the path to becoming the harbinger of the world's end? And just who was the man who will become known to all as Archaon?