Medical Crew Training

Initial Medical Training

ACCESS provides an extensive orientation program for new hires, including extensive online modules, classroom didactic sessions, extensive clinical simulation and an air ambulance preceptorship.


  • Advanced airway management
  • Altitude physiology/flight stressors
  • Anatomy, physiology and assessment for adult and pediatric patients
  • Burn emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Mechanical ventilation and respiratory physiology for adult and pediatric patients
  • Metabolic endocrine emergencies
  • Multi-trauma
  • Oxygen therapy in medical transport environment
  • Pediatric medical emergencies
  • High-Risk OB
  • Neonatal transport
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Pharmacology
  • Respiratory emergencies
  • Stress recognition & management
  • Survival training
  • Toxicology

Clinical Simulation

  • Alternative airway management
  • Invasive procedures on SimMan
  • Pediatric
  • Neonatal
  • Adult Critical Care
  • High-Risk OB
  • Tracheal intubations (no less than 5 live, cadaver or dynamic HPS)

Continuing Medical Education

ACCESS is committed to continually developing and improving the knowledge and experience of our Air Medical crews. Annual training requirements include 200 hours of continuing education consisting of:

  • Clinical time in OB, ER, and OR
  • Classroom Education: ventilator management, OB update or Fetal Monitoring, EKG class
  • Safety and Survival Training
  • Invasive Skills Labs
  • Monthly Clinical Reviews