A registered nurse has the basic certification for caring for and tending patients' needs. After becoming ceritifed as a registered nurse, many individuals get training in niche fields. Respiratory therapy, emergency medicine, and flight medicine are a few of the specialized fields many staff members add to their training.
Flight physiology training is a specific type of training created help flight nurses better understand how to treat patients who are being transported in the air.
A good website about the job of nursing if you are interested in becoming one of the many types of nurses is below:
All About Nursing - Devoted to information about becoming a nurse and what the job entails.
NLNAC - This is the national accreditation system for obtaining nursing certification
Information about becoming a flight nurse is below:
Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association
915 Lee Street
Fax: (847) 460-4001
Air Ambulance Information -Our extensive information resource guide
Please contact us at
305.868.5378 (U.S. Number for International Callers)