It’s hard to believe it’s been six years since the CEM/STAT MedEvac Critical Care Ground Ambulance and the UPMC Children’s Hospital Ambulance both began their run. Here are some facts about these ambulances.
- The CEM/STAT MedEvac Critical Care Ground unit (MedEvac 51) and the UPMC Children’s Hospital unit (MedEvac 61) both began on July 1, 2017.
- The medical crew members on MedEvac 51 consists of a nurse and paramedic, both trained/certified in critical care medicine. This unit mimics our helicopters in terms of clinical capabilities & equipment.
- The medical crew members on MedEvac 61 consists of a registered nurse and respiratory therapist. The team members have extensive critical care experience as well as lengthy training specific to the pediatric transport environment. Nearly every medical intervention possible in the intensive care unit is made possible in […]