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Trauma Hawk Helicopter Orientation 2012 1 Flight Team Health Care District: –Pilots – One or two pilots depending on the shift Palm Beach County Fire.

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2 Trauma Hawk Helicopter Orientation

3 Flight Team Health Care District: –Pilots – One or two pilots depending on the shift Palm Beach County Fire Rescue –Paramedics – Full Time and Relief –Nurse/Paramedics – Full Time and Relief 2

4 Support Team Health Care District –Director/Chief Pilot –Instructor Pilot –Maintenance Director, Avionics Technician and 2 Mechanics –Billing Coordinator –Administrative Assistant –Facility Maintenance Technician Palm Beach County Fire Rescue –PBFR Special Operations –Medical Director 3

5 Pilot Credentials and Training Pilots – –Airline Transport and Commercial Rating –Certified Flight Instructor/Instrument Instructor rating –Bi-annual FAA flight checks –Bi annual flight training in full-motion simulators –Annual FAA medical exams 4

6 Medical Crew Credentials Florida Certified Paramedics Florida Licensed Registered Nurses Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Trauma Nurse Core Curriculum (TNCC) Certified Flight Registered Nurse (CFRN) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Advanced Airway Management Clinical Rotation at Trauma Center Minimum 4100 hours of Critical Care or Emergency Room Nursing Experience 5

7 Aircraft Service Hours & Schedule 24/ days per year 12 hour shifts 1 st Aircraft 24 hours a day (2 shifts 7am & 7pm) 2 nd Aircraft 12 hours per day (12 noon to 12 midnight ) 6

8 Area of Service 7

9 Additional Responsibilities Train Ground Crew Providers Educate the Community Support other District Departments Participate in numerous Aeromedical organizations, advisory Groups and Advisory Councils 8

10 Minimum Landing Zone Size: 120 Feet x 120 Feet Tree Powerlines Note: Look around LZ for obstacles outside of the surface area. 9

11 LZ Prep Considerations Identifying obstacles Notify flight crew of all obstacles Stopping traffic including emergency & law enforcement vehicles Remove all loose debris from site (i.e. construction material) 10

12 Stopping traffic 11 Single direction

13 Stopping traffic 12 Single direction

14 Construction zone 13 Removing debris

15 Stopping traffic 14 Both directions

16 Communication limitations Proprietary systems that are not integrated (different terminology or data dictionary). Typically, most agencies purchase communication systems to serve their internal communication needs. Frequently, the systems are proprietary and not readily integrate with other agencies. 15

17 Communications Trauma Hawk Tactical Communications –Palm Beach County Fire Rescue –State Mutual Aid 800mhz –LE Common & FR Common 800mhz Multi agency LZ support (State Police, Sheriff, Fire Rescue) Trauma Hawk has limited communications beyond Fire Rescue 16

18 Communications Maintain two-way communications with the aircraft during the entire operation. Notify flight crew of any pertinent information related to the LZ. Expect the pilot to notify you if he intends to land or reposition the aircraft in a location other than what was designated. Be prepared to give the abort command should the LZ become unsafe during final approach. Keep all communications brief and concise.

19 Looking forward Future Emergency Helistops Integrated Landing Zone training (law enforcement & TIM) Integrate and Improve radio communications Stats 18


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