Our Flight Medical Provider™ on-demand course is the ultimate solution for accessing your education whenever and wherever you want! What makes Flight Medical Provider™ different? This course was created by flight paramedics for paramedics, revolutionizing the way medical concepts are taught. Our instructors break these concepts into easy-to-understand lessons, making critical care education accessible to all, regardless of medical ability or experience.
Master critical care concepts with ease through our comprehensive FMP™ course. Join our instructors Gwenny, George, Mike, and vonRon as they guide you through seventeen (17) engaging educational modules.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Airway Management module covers various topics related to managing the airway in patients of all ages. You will master airway assessment and anatomy and advanced interventions like intubation, RSI/DSI, and utilizing airway adjuncts. The module also covers supplemental oxygen and different airway algorithms for difficult and failed airways, with special considerations for obese, obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric patients. In addition, there is a specific focus on managing the pediatric airway, including anatomy and physiology, intubation techniques, pharmacology, and post-intubation management, with special considerations for neonates, infants, and children with difficult airways.
The Flight Medical Provider™ ABG module will allow you to master arterial blood gas (ABG) analysis. The module covers the components of an ABG, including pH, CO2, HCO3, base excess, and PO2, and explains how to interpret ABG results using a 5-step process and practice problems. We also cover the acid-base buffering system and the metabolic and respiratory disturbances identified through ABG analysis, including metabolic acidosis, metabolic alkalosis, respiratory acidosis, and respiratory alkalosis. The course aims to provide a solid understanding of ABG analysis and interpretation.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Pulmonary module course covers various lung pathologies, including chest radiography and the components of oxygenation. It discusses restrictive conditions, such as pulmonary edema, and obstructive conditions, such as asthma and COPD. The course also covers VQ mismatch and respiratory failure, including hypoxic and hypercarbic respiratory failure. Overall, the course provides an in-depth overview of the respiratory system, different pulmonary conditions you may encounter, and standard treatment approaches.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Ventilator Management module covers respiratory anatomy, lung dynamics, and the effects of mechanical ventilation on patients. Participants will learn how to plan safe settings for mechanical ventilation and pathology-specific strategies. The module also covers ventilator troubleshooting, including how to address issues related to ventilation, oxygenation, and alarms. By the end of the course, you will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to manage patients on a ventilator safely and effectively.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Lab Values module covers laboratory values and their associated imbalances, including basic metabolic panel, complete blood count, coagulation panel, liver values, and various labs. It provides an overview of the indications and potential reactions for blood transfusions and procedures involved in blood transfusion. We also cover the importance of these values and their interpretation in clinical practice and utilizing those values to guide clinical decision-making.
The Flight Medical Provider™ General Medical module covers various endocrine disorders, including diabetes mellitus, thyroid, adrenal, and pituitary disorders. You will learn about the recognition and treatment of anaphylaxis and sepsis. In addition, the course includes the identification and management of renal, hepatic, and gastrointestinal disorders.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Toxicology module includes the presentation of various toxicosis and supportive therapy for treatment. It also provides information on treating substance-specific overdoses, such as acetaminophen, aspirin, beta-blockers, calcium channel blockers, benzodiazepines, illicit drugs, toxic alcohols, and tricyclic antidepressants.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Flight Physiology module covers the physiological principles relevant to aviation medicine. It covers the gas laws and hypoxia, including the types and stages. We cover the stressors of air transport, including those that are self-imposed and inherent, as well as the physiological zones of the atmosphere and the time of useful consciousness. This information is essential for providers in aviation medicine to ensure safe and effective care for passengers and crew members.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Flight & Surface Operations module covers the various requirements and regulations, including CAMTS accreditation and FAR Part 135 regulations. It discusses the importance of safety belts, dispatch operations, and flight preparation. Other topics include normalization of deviance, crew resource management, critical phases of flight, helicopter landing zones, and emergency procedures. The module also covers night vision goggles, radios, emergency locator transmitters, and ambulance and vehicle operations and maintenance standards.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Cardiology module covers a range of cardiac conditions and their presentations. You will learn about aortic emergencies, hemodynamic monitoring, and mechanical circulatory assist devices such as IABP, Impella, LVAD, and ECMO. The module was designed for you to comprehensively understand these conditions' diagnosis, treatment, and management.
The Flight Medical Provider™, Professional Considerations module covers various important topics for healthcare professionals to understand. It includes a discussion of just culture, accreditation standards, and privacy considerations. The module also covers holistic patient care, which involves addressing a patient's physical, emotional, and psychological needs. We also cover communication techniques for death notification and resuscitation, including pediatric death, EMS role in out-of-hospital patient death, post-call debriefing, and critical incident stress management.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Neurological Emergencies module covers various topics related to neurology. It starts with an overview of neurologic pathologies and their impact on intracranial and cerebral perfusion pressure. The module then delves into the importance of neurologic invasive monitoring through EVDs and the use of targeted hyperventilation and pharmacologies to treat increased ICP. You will understand the prehospital management and definitive treatments of stroke care, such as thrombolytics and interventional radiology. It also covers other neurologic emergencies such as altered mental status, seizures, encephalopathy, and meningitis.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Trauma and Burns module covers various topics related to trauma and burns. It includes trauma scoring, the kinematics of trauma, predictable injury patterns, shock index, hemorrhage control, and factors affecting trauma outcomes. The module also covers specific types of trauma and special circumstances, such as pediatric trauma, trauma in pregnancy, crush injuries, and blast injuries. Finally, the module discusses burns, including burn patterns and scoring, types of burns (inhalation, thermal, electrical, and radiation), and prehospital burn management.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Environmental module covers several environmental emergencies, including thermal injuries such as hypothermia and hyperthermia, drownings, envenomation, altitude illness such as HAPE and HACE, and diving emergencies. It provides information on the clinical findings and treatment options for each condition.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Obstetric Emergencies module covers the anatomical and physiological changes during pregnancy and how to assess a pregnant patient. We will delve into various pregnancy complications such as hyperemesis gravidarum, ectopic pregnancy, hypertension in pregnancy, placenta previa and abruption, preterm labor, PROM, gestational diabetes, and retained products of conception. The module also covers complications during delivery, fetal assessment, heart monitoring, and neonatal care post-delivery.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Neonatal Emergencies module covers the basics of neonatal emergencies, including neonatal norms, assessment and intervention, pathologies, transport principles, and neonatal resuscitation. It includes APGAR scoring, respiratory and gastrointestinal pathologies, congenital heart defects, and sepsis. The module also discusses equipment and dosages for transport and provides an overview of neonatal ventilation.
The Flight Medical Provider™ Pediatric Emergencies module covers pediatric emergencies and critical care topics, including assessment, interventions, and specific pathologies related to the airway and lungs, trauma, and abnormal anatomy. It also discusses prehospital management and special equipment for pediatric patients.
The instructors were awesome. The content, skills and material was very good, insightful and we'll taught. I am very grateful and I will be taking more courses with Impact EMS. Thank you and I appreciate it.
So far I love this course and the way they break it down
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Instructors are very knowledgeable and present the material in an easy to follow way. The study guide book follows the course very well, and I encourage everyone to purchase it. I’m feeling very prepared to pass the CFRN thanks to this course!
Just started the program and in the first few courses it's clear that the instructors are very experienced in their field. The information presented is pertinent and explained with enough depth that it becomes fully understandable. The classes are fun to watch and even have some humor thrown in at times. I look forward to continuing the rest program.
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