Flight Physiology Air Ambulance Crew Education Course

This course is used to instruct future medical crews on the basics of flight physiology. A beginner’s course of understand how altitude can affect the human body. The course will review basic parts of the atmosphere and gas laws. The course will then go over how that will affect patient condition and how to address those conditions.

This course goes over the minimum any provider will need to know in order to treat a patient in the aviation environment. Paramedics wishing to fly will require the full Basics of Flight Medicine course to operate in the state of Florida.

The course will consist one, 8-hour day. Starting at 8am and running to 4pm. The course will be a mix of lectures, case studies and hands on simulation of patient care and loading.


St Petersburg Clearwater International Airport
Air Ambulance Worldwide Hangar
4311 General Howard Drive
Clearwater, FL 33762


The cost for this course is $50.

Payment is due when reserving your spot in the class. AAW’s Assistant Director of Medical Services will contact you for payment.

Dates Offered:

October 6th

Additional dates and course offerings could be available, please email for more details: CEUcourse@airambulanceworldwide.com.

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