Medical Director Core Curriculum I
Sunday, October 23, 2022

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Registration Fee:

  • Core I Member:  $325 / Virtual Live Stream: $225
  • Core I Nonmember:  $425 / Virtual Live Stream: $325

This conference is designed to provide the first segment of a 3-part core curriculum process that is relevant to the success of physicians managing critical care air and ground transport teams.  Topics are selected from Principles & Direction of Air Medical Transport.

Educational Objectives:

At the completion of this conference participants will be able to:

  • Explain transport utilization issues relevant to medical direction including indications for medical transport.
  • Discuss management issues facing the medical director, including the role they play in the success of the transport team.
  • Define flight physiology and its impact on transport crewmembers and patients.
  • Relate the importance and value of CAMTS certification standards as they apply to the medical director.
  • Describe the impact of infectious disease processes on transport team members and explain how to maintain safe practice guidelines. 
  • Outline the history of air medical transport and how military applications transfer to present day civilian use.
  • Describe the types of scans possible in flight, and the steps necessary to have a robust ultrasound program.
  • Show how proper pain control makes the patient more comfortable as well as facilitates a more accurate history and    physical exam.
  • Describe regulations impacting air medical critical care transport that the medical director needs to know.

Preliminary Schedule 

  • Welcome and History of Air Medical Transport
  • CAMTS & the Medical Director 
  • Pain Management 
  • Altitude/Flight Physiology 
  • Utilization Issues in Air Medical Transport 
  • Could This Be Catching? Infection Control 
  •  BREAK
  • Regulations: What does it all mean? 
  • Management 101 and Conclusion 

Continuing Medical Education Accreditation Statement for the AMPA Medical Director Core Curriculum: Part I

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.  More CME information will be posted soon.