Helicopter Safety with Flight for Life
The Centura-based helicpoter crew from Lifeguard 2 spoke to our staff about general helicopter safety, creating a safe LZ on the hill or in "backcountry type environments," and the abilities they have on board for patient care. New this year is the addition of the LUCAS device which cab be requested for the transport of a viable patient in cardiac arrest. Discussed patietn demographic needing helicopter transport, bad wather options (Terra 2 ambulance) and whole blood delivery.
Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol
LUCAS device/automated CPR
Whole blood delivery
ALS capabilities on board
Lifeguard 2 pilot and flight nurses Sarah Karges, RN and Kristy Levorson, RN
EMS Continuing Education approved by the State of Colorado through Centura Health Prehospital Services Training Center and group # CO 039 (SAH), #CO 040 (PSF) and #CO 065 (SDG).
- 1.00 Operations
- 0.75 NCCP-Operations: Ambulance Safety