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.


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About MedAire

MedAire, an International SOS company, has been a partner to the aviation industry since 1985. MedAire provides fully integrated travel health and security solutions to over 150 of the world’s leading airlines and more than 4,000 private aircraft including 75% of fortune 100 companies. Integrated solutions include real-time advice and assistance, training, equipment, and professional services for crew and passengers both in and beyond the cabin. MedAire’s MedLink and Global Response Centre, handle thousands of calls a year to help crew and passengers manage medical and travel safety events in the air and on the ground with 24/7 access to emergency care doctors, nurses and aviation security specialists.

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