The Science Journal of the American Association for Respiratory Care

1998 OPEN FORUM Abstracts

Respiratory Therapist Make the Scene

Jeff Britton RRT, EMT-D David Binkney RRT, EMT-P

This lecture will discuss the role of a Respiratory Therapist as a crew member of a Flight Team at the scene of an accident. Topics to be discussed will include Educational Requirements, Certifications, Complicated Airway Stabilization Techniques and the Importance of Cross Training. This discussion will point out the importance of skills and education the Respiratory Therapist possesses that enhance the crew configuration of RRT/RN.

The 44th International Respiratory Congress Abstracts-On-DiskĀ®, November 7 - 10, 1998, Atlanta, Georgia.

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