Helicopter Safety with Flight for Life

October 4, 2023

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. 

Target Audience

Arapahoe Basin Ski Patrol

Learning Objectives

Helicopter Safety

LUCAS device/automated CPR

Whole blood delivery

ALS capabilities on board

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 Operations
    • 0.75 NCCP-Operations: Ambulance Safety
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
10/04/2023 - 12:00
Event ends: 
10/04/2023 - 13:00
Arapahoe Basin Ski Area
Dillon, CO 80435
United States
+1 (970) 513-5715

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).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 Operations
    • 0.75 NCCP-Operations: Ambulance Safety


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