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IAFCCP Position Paper: The Role of the Paramedic in Transport Medicine and Crew Resource Management

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Thursday, November 2, 2017
IAFCCP Releases Position Paper on The Role of the Paramedic in Transport Medicine and Crew Resource Management.

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AMJ Sept-Oct Issue of AMJ Now Online!

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Wednesday, September 6, 2017

September-October issue of Air Medical Journal is now available online at www.airmedicaljournal.com

 

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2017-18 IAFCCP Board Announced

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Friday, September 1, 2017
Updated: Friday, September 1, 2017

 

2017-18 IAFCCP Board of Directors

 

 

Executive Board

  • Incoming President: Aaron Byrd, WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning, Raleigh, NC
  • Incoming Vice President: Ryan Walter, Air Methods & United States Navy, Gilbert, AZ
  • Business Director: Richard Childress, Med-Trans Corporation, Greenville, SC
  • Immediate Past President: Kevin Collopy, AirLink/VitaLink Critical Care Transport, Wilmington, NC

 

Board Members At Large

  • Jason Bazelow, Vidant Eastcare, Greenville, NC
  • Jordan Owen, REACH Air, Cody, WY
  • Robert Smith, Carolinas Healthcare, Charlotte, NC-Community Paramedic Representative
  • Michal Brisson, MD, U.S Army, Enterprise, AL 
  • Matthew Randall, Erlanger Lifeforce, Chattanooga, TN 
  • Danny Nayman, WakeMobile, Raleigh, NC
  • David Olvera, Air Methods, Denver, CO
  • Stacy Prater, Erlanger Lifeforce, Chattanooga, TN
  • Phil Ward, Temple, TX
  • Michael Templeton, TH2S Consulting, United Kingdom

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HR 3378 Ensuring Access to Air Medical Ambulance Services Act

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Friday, July 28, 2017
 
The legislation which updates Medicare reimbursement for emergency air medical services, is finally here. It was introduced by Rep. Jackie Walorski. Here is Walorski’s press release with more info on the bill, and here is SOAR’s statement of support.  AAMS also supports this legislation saying, the bill will introduce transparency into the costs of providing air medical transport, increase quality by providing enhanced incentives for high-performance services, and, most importantly, preserve the long-term sustainability of air medical transport services for the millions of Americans who rely on us as their sole means to access healthcare.

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EMS Licensure Interstate Compact Formed

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Recognition of Emergency Medical Services Licensure Interstate Compact (REPLICA) has become official with ten states in support the nation’s first EMS licensure compact. For more information visit EMSREPLICA.org

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New Member Benefit - SAVVIK

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Friday, April 21, 2017

We have recently signed on to work with Savvik Buying Group, the nation’s largest non-profit public safety Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), whose vast assortment of contracts and programs can assist you in saving time and money.

All IAFCCP members can now use as many, or as few, of these programs and bids as you like with no requirements, or charges of any kind for you. Many of your services may already be a member of Savvik, but it is not just agencies that can save with Savvik.  Login or join the IAFCCP now and start saving!  More...

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NEW Critical Care Transport Core Curriculum Published by

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Updated: Tuesday, April 18, 2017

NEW Critical Care Transport Core Curriculum

The IAFCCP is pleased to announce the recent release of the new Critical Care Transport Core Curriculum.  This text is produced in collaboration with the ASTNA.  We are honored to be included in updating this important resource and we highly recommend the use of this book to educators and providers in the critical care transport industry, or any agency/municipality having involvement in the critical care industry.

IAFCCP and ASTNA member discount applies. Place your order on the ASTNA website at www.astna.org.

 

All-new and updated Critical Care Transport Core Curriculum outlines essential skills and knowledge for the critical care transport professional. All chapters closely align with transport nursing and paramedic certification examination content outlines and current CAMTS requirements, where applicable. Each clinical topic includes the following sections:

  • General characteristics
  • Patient assessment
  • Diagnostic data
  • Intervention
  • Transport and packaging considerations
  • Outcome evaluation

Expanded chapters on program operations and infectious and communicable diseases, as well as new chapters on mechanical ventilation and perfusion.

616 pages.


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Jason Clark named 2017 Tim Hynes Award Recipient

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Monday, April 17, 2017

IAFCCP Announces 2017 Tim Hynes Award Recipient


Every year, the IAFCCP selects an exceptional paramedic who has demonstrated leadership and paramedic professionalism. This year, the International Association of Flight and Critical Care Paramedics is pleased to announce that Jason Clark from Erlanger LifeForce in Chattanooga, Tennessee is the 2017 Tim Hynes Award recipient.   More...

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Tim Hynes Award Gets New Sponsor

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Thursday, March 30, 2017
We are pleased to announce ZOLL as the new Tim Hynes Award sponsor!  This year's Award recipient will be announced at CCTMC April 11, 2017.

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Call for Delegates

Posted By Monica J. Newman, Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Want to become more involved in the IAFCCP?

We are continually looking for motivated, independent people who thrive on becoming involved to help shape the future of Critical Care Paramedics.  Information and Application available online.   Apply to become a Delegate Now!

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