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Emergency Medical Professions
Transcript of Emergency Medical Professions
resuscitating and stabilizing patients;
using high tech equipment e.g. defibrillator;
applying spinal and traction splints;
administering intravenous drips, drugs and oxygen.
Life Flight Nurse:
Job Tasks/ Responsibilities:
Evaluating the patients ailments and/or needs
providing them with proper medical care and treatment until the patient safely reaches the hospital
Administering medication and/or injections to ease the patients pain & suffering
Planning and Preparing for flight missions
Types of Equipments/Instruments:
Stretchers and Boards
Blood Pressure Cuff
Airway Management Set
Paramedic certificate or associate degree
Pass National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) exams
Projected Job Growth
:(2012-2022)* 23% (all EMTs and paramedics)
Average Salary :
(2013)* $34,870 (all EMTs and paramedics)
Types of Equipment/ Instruments:
Have at least 5 years of experience and a bachelor's degree
Emergency Medical Physician
•Resuscitate or stabilize patients and refer them to the appropriate medical departments.
• Emergency physicians must evaluate a wide variety of ailments, sometimes with little to no information.
• They must be able to think and act quickly to make a tentative diagnosis
• Determine the appropriate course of treatment.
This career field requires a medical degree, a medical residency and successful completion of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE).
The BLS predicts a job growth of 18% for all surgeons and physicians between 2012 and 2022, largely due to the nation's aging population and an ongoing proliferation of healthcare services.
Median annual salary of $200,941 for emergency room physicians as of December 2014
Job Growth/ Salary:
As of September 3, 2o13, PayScale estimates the median flight nurse salary to be $62, 817.
Over the next decade, the number of positions available for flight nurses is expected to see moderate growth.
Aerosled patient transport system—including folding ramp and clipdeck
In-built oxygen, compressed air and AC power
Full intubation equipment
Portable “Eagle Impact” ventilator
Various portable oxygen & air tanks
IV Infusion pumps
Cervical spine immobilization devices
Various other medical supplies including suturing equipment, catheters, NG tubes, IV cannula, and various oxygen masks all for adult & pediatric transports
Job Tasks/ Responsibilities:
Types of Careers:
Life Flight Nurses:
Emergency Medical Physician:
What is an Emergency Medical Professional?
An emergency medical professional's primary focus is to provide advanced medical treatment for critical patients.
Life Flight Nurses strapping in patient
IV infusion pumps