The Core Team consists of pilot(s), Registered Nurse and Paramedic. They are able to perform aggressive medical procedures. The flight nurse has critical care experience and is certified in trauma nursing and advanced cardiac life support for both adult and pediatric patients. Our paramedics are certified in advanced cardiac life support and trauma care.
The Careflight medical flight crew is in constant communication with emergency department physicians and trauma team members. As a result, Careflight patients are virtually within the trauma center while still in the air. The Core Team is able to care for critically injured patients no matter the age or condition.