Get to the Choppa: Things Your Flight Crew Wants You to Know

Author(s): Lonczak Justin E

Contact Hours 0.80

CERP A 0.80

Expires Dec 31, 2023

Topics: MultiSystem

Population: Adult

Role: Staff

Member: Free
NonMember: $10.00

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Activity Summary

Required reading for all learners: Implicit Bias impacts patient outcomes

So the tough decision has been made to transfer your critically ill patient. You can take a breath right? Not yet! This session identifies some of the unique challenges the flight crew faces from the moment of dispatch through the interaction with the sending facility staff and finally in flight. We explore the line where aviation and nursing meet in this foundational to intermediate session.


  • Prepare the patient for transport and for the arrival of the flight crew.
  • Assist the flight crew in preparing the patient for transport.
  • Understand the unique challenges of transport medicine.

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Successful Completion

Learners must attend/view/read the entire activity and complete the associated evaluation to be awarded the contact hours or CERP. No partial credit will be awarded.


This activity has been reviewed by the Nurse Planner. It has been determined that the material presented here shows no bias. No conflicts of interest have been identified for any individual with the ability to influence the content of this activity. Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing education only and does not imply AACN or ANCC approval or endorsement of any commercial products discussed or displayed in conjunction with this educational activity.


The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Commission on Accreditation, ANCC Provider Number 0012. AACN has been approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California State Board of Nursing (CBRN), California Provider number CEP 1036. This activity is approved for 0.00 contact hours.

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