MEDAIRE'S FIRST AID FOR AVIATION TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE VIA VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

18 May 2020 ,  —

Management of Inflight Illness & Injury course includes Covid-19 mitigation measures; hands-on training.

 

MedAire, the world‘s leading provider of medical and security services to the business and general aviation industry, now offers its flagship training programme via virtual classroom.

 

The virtual Management of Inflight Illness & Injury (MIII) course teaches crewmembers the skills needed to provide assistance quickly and accurately when a medical event occurs in flight, as well as essential Covid-19 risk mitigation measures.

 

Students in the virtual course receive a package of life-saving training equipment and instruction on first responder techniques via interactive guidance. The class is delivered via Zoom to engage students through voice, video and chat.

 

The MedAire Training Pack includes a manikin & wrist monitor, bandages and personal precaution equipment for students to get hands-on experience in proper technique. Students receive an American Heart Association CPR Card upon successful completion of the course.

 

 

The virtual Management of Inflight Illness and Injury curriculum also includes detailed information on essential Covid-19 risk mitigation measures:

  • Personal precaution equipment: types, uses, and hands-on training on the proper donning and doffing of gloves and masks
  • How to deliver oxygen onboard safely to reduce exposure to airborne viruses
  • Aircraft surface cleaning and disinfecting
  • Hotel room safety for crew that must overnight
  • Infection control guidelines for cabin crewmembers

“Innovation is a hallmark of MedAire” said Bill Dolny, MedAire CEO. “As the needs of those in the aviation industry evolve, MedAire is continuously adapting and innovating to meet those needs. Since 1986, thousands of crewmembers and flight departments have relied on MedAire’s first responder training. Now, crewmembers can continue to receive the training they need, regardless of their location.”

 

For more information on the training available through MedAire, visit www.medaire.com.


Notes to Editors

MedAire an International SOS company, provides aviation and maritime crewmembers and passengers with fully integrated medical and security solutions. With one phone call, MedAire offers 24/7 access to emergency care doctors and security specialists any time of day, from anywhere in the world. When members need further support after their journey ends, the broader International SOS network enhances MedAire’s services throughout delivery. MedAire’s crew medical training is developed and delivered by medical professionals to build confidence and first-hand experience, while its vast array of industry-compliant and custom medical equipment has been defined by its medical and regulatory professionals based on decades of statistics and ISO 9001 quality standards.

MedAire’s MedLink, a 24/7 Global Response Centre, handles thousands of calls a year to help crew and passengers manage medical emergencies in the air and on the ground.