2000 OPEN FORUM Abstracts
Training for Transport: Preparing for the 21st Century
Jerry Focht, RRT NREMT Northwest MedStar, Spokane, Washington
Respiratory Care Practitioners are utilized on medical transport systems across the country. Proper preparation through knowledge base and skills are required for performing inter-facility and on scene transports. The Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems standards for crew training and competencies are the national standard, and these will be discussed.