Training & Accreditation

You Can Count On Our Commitment to Excellence

Dedicated Patient Care

When you select Angel MedFlight, you are choosing a highly-qualified, competent team of medical, aviation and administrative professionals, all dedicated to the care and safety of our patients.

Air Ambulance Training
  • Our highly experienced medical personnel undergo a rigorous initial orientation and uphold stringent continuing education requirements on an annual basis.
  • Flight crews are subject to completing simulator training in the type of aircraft they are operating, achieving the required hours in the particular aircraft, performing FAA checkrides, maintaining Class 1 medical, and fulfilling all other FAA requirements.

We continually strive to improve our patient’s experience and we perform a comprehensive quality review of every medical transfer. Angel MedFlight starts with the best and we make them better.

Angel MedFlight will at all times utilize aircraft that are FAA Part 135 compliant

Medical Staff Certifications

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(ACLS)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

(BLS)

Basic Life Support

(CPR)

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

(PALS)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

RN – Additional

In addition to the certifications listed above, all RNs maintain
the following certifications within two years of employment:

(CFRN)

Certified Flight Registered Nurse

CEP – Additional

In addition to the certifications listed above, all paramedics maintain
the following certifications within two years of employment:

(FP-C)

Certified Flight Paramedic

Initial Medical Training

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Didactic

  • Advanced airway management
  • Altitude physiology/flight stressors
  • Anatomy, physiology and assessment for adult and pediatric patients
  • Burn emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Equipment education including hemodynamic monitoring, pacemakers, AICD, central lines, pulmonary artery & arterial catheters
  • Mechanical ventilation and respiratory physiology for adult and pediatric patients
  • Metabolic endocrine emergencies
  • Multi-trauma
  • Oxygen therapy in medical transport environment
  • Pediatric medical emergencies
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Pharmacology
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Stress recognition & management
  • Survival training
  • Toxicology

Clinical

  • Alternative airway management
  • Invasive procedures on SimMan
  • Pediatric critical care Simulations
  • Tracheal intubations (no less than 5 live, cadaver or dynamic HPS)

Continuing Medical Education

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Didactic

  • Annual airway management lectures
  • Hazardous materials recognition & response
  • Infection control
  • Stress recognition & management
  • Survival training
  • Flight safety/egress training

Clinical

  • Critical care for adult and pediatric
  • Emergency/trauma care
  • Invasive procedure labs including a minimum of 5 intubations per year

Flight Staff Training

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Aircraft vendors retain full "operational control of all aviation procedures" on all medical flights carried out by Angel MedFlight. Please don't hesitate to ask any patient advocate at Angel MedFlight of the relationship between the two parties.

Captains

  • Maintain 1st class medical
  • FAA checkrides
  • Semi-annual simulator training (FlightSafety, Simuflite) in make and model aircraft being flown

Co-Captains

  • Maintain 1st class medical
  • FAA checkrides
  • Annual simulator training (FlightSafety, Simuflite) in make and model aircraft being flown