Clinical Capabilities

Our Clinicians

HealthNet Aeromedical Services medical transport teams are comprised of a flight certified registered nurse and flight certified critical care paramedic. Our clinicians must have at least three years of hospital intensive care, emergency department or 911 field experience and receive more than 450 hours of additional training before being cleared to serve aboard our aircraft. 

Clinical Capabilities 

Our flight teams are capable of transporting adult, pediatric and neonatal patients and their medical capabilities range from managing traumatic injuries to cardiac and respiratory care. Specific capabilities include: 

  • Advanced airway management
  • Chest tube placement
  • Escharotomy

Blood, Plasma & Antibiotics Aboard Every Flight

Two units of whole blood, one unit of fresh, never frozen plasma and essential antibiotics are carried on board every aircraft during every patient flight. 

Equipment

  • Critical care transport patient monitors
  • Transport ventilators
  • IV pumps
  • Video laryngoscopes

Specialty Transports

Through the support of our owner healthcare systems, HealthNet Aeromedical Services flight teams routinely manage high-risk patients and individuals needing specialty medical devices including:

  • Newborn intensive care patients
  • Pediatric intensive care patients
  • High-risk obstetric patients
  • Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Balloon pump transport
  • Impella transport
  • Ventricular assist device transport