Thursday, August 14, 2008

Atlantic Air One Flight Paramedic

FLANDERS, NEW JERSEY - Flanders Fire/Rescue EMS Captain Heather Detoro, left, listens intently as Atlantic Air One Flight Paramedic Nurse Dawn Ruane explains how the flight crews care for patients while en route to the hospital.

Atlantic Air One is an aeromedical helicopter. The discussion between the two EMS providers took place during a class about working with helicopters conducted by the Atlantic Training Center and sponsored by Flanders Fire/Rescue for area firefighters and emergency medical personnel. Atlantic Air One's crew explained when to call for a helicopter, landing zone safety and showed off their EC-135 helicopter.

For information about Atlantic Air One training classes, call the Atlantic Training Center at (908) 522-5395.

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