Apollo MedFlight strives to provide the highest quality critical care in the pre-hospital and hospital environments.
In some regions, Apollo employs the clinicians and in others we partner directly with organizations who provide the clinicians.
At least one critical care nurse and one critical care paramedic serve on each flight. Nurses and paramedics must have a minimum three years’ experience in a critical care or pre-hospital setting.
All new hires go through a strenuous interview and selection process. All new hires goes through a didactic and hands on training academy.
All medical crewmembers must be certified in:
- Basic Life Support
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
- Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
- Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) or Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC)
- Neonatal Resuscitation
Nurses and Paramedics must have advanced credentials within two years of being hired. Advanced credentials must include one of the following:
Nurses: CEN, CFRN, CCRN
Paramedics: CCP-C, FP-C
Ongoing competency standards are achieved through:
• Skills Lab Training
• Quarterly sim and or cadaver labs
• Robust internal and external CNE and CE training program
• Bi-weekly education for staff
• Medical Director-led Training
• Air Medical Resource Management
Apollo protocols and partner protocols are provided by key medical directors located in the regions we serve. The medical directors work together to develop the company’s medical protocols and ensure medical crews are in compliance with the medical regulations in each area.