MEDICAL TRAINING

LifeMed Alaska starts with the best who have backgrounds in EMS, ER or Critical Care, we then make them better. We require an extensive orientation program for new hires that includes didactic, simulation, skills check offs, survival and more. Areas of focus include OR, Pediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU, High-Risk OB, Adult Critical Care and Emergency.  Our training program is the best in the state.

Initial Medical Training
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, IABP, pulmonary artery & arterial catheters and ventricular assist devices high-risk obstetric emergencies

  • Mechanical ventilation and respiratory physiology for adult and pediatric patients

  • Metabolic endocrine emergencies

  • Multi-trauma

  • Oxygen therapy in medical transport environment

  • Pediatric medical emergencies

  • High-Risk OB

  • Neonatal transport

  • Pediatric trauma

  • Pharmacology

  • Respiratory emergencies

  • Stress recognition & management

  • Survival training

  • Toxicology

Clinical Training
  • Advanced airway management in the OR

  • Pediatric ICU

  • Neonatal ICU

  • Adult Critical Care

  • High-Risk OB

  • Emergency 

Continuing Medical Education

​LifeMed Alaska is committed to continually developing and improving the knowledge and experience of our flight crews. Annual training requirements include:

  • Hospital Clinicals

  • Classroom Education

  • Safety and Survival Training

  • Invasive Skills Labs

  • Monthly Chart Review

24-Hour Medevac Dispatch