When transporting a patient on an air ambulance, it is important to have the most qualified air ambulance professionals on board to offer the highest standard of quality care.
Prior to transferring a patient on an air ambulance, the medical flight crew will review the patient’s medical history with the attending physician or charge nurse to assure that the proper medical staff along with medical equipment are utilized in treating the patient during the transport.
ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT Doctor and Paramedic will always care for the patient on the flight. If the patient is on a ventilator, then an Anestesiologiest must also accompany the patient along with a Nurse and/or a Paramedic. However, if a specialized physician is needed, then he/she will accompany the patient along with the flight Nurse or Paramedic.