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
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: 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.
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: 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.
Author: Robert J. Brandt
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Release Date: 2001
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
The story of one early helicopter company as it helped develop the helicopter into a viable weapon on the modern battlefield. Depicts daily life for early helicopter soldiers as they fought the Viet Cong.
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: Mometrix Media
Publisher: Mometrix Media LLC
Release Date: 2014-03-31
***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...
The official publication of the National Flight Nurses Association, this text follows the core curriculum standards established by the U.S. Department of Education. Comprehensive and timely, it is the standard reference for flight nurses and health professionals that are training in or practicing air medical transportation. (See ASTNA this section for new 2nd Edition.)
Author: Eric Bauer
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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.
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: 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.
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.