Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM F1229-01

Standard Guide for the Qualification and Training of EMS Air-Medical Patient Care Providers


1.1 This guide applies to patient care providers onboard medical flights involved in the provision of patient care during air medical transport. It does not necessarily address the qualifications and training of additional specialty care providers or other allied health professionals during air medical transport.

1.2 This guide establishes air medical nomenclature.

1.3 This guide establishes minimum qualifications and training requirements for the air medical patient care provider(s) and the air medical director.

1.4 This guide identifies the general content of the curricula for air medical training.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 13.02
Developed by Subcommittee: F30.02
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/F1229-01
ICS Code: 03.220.50; 11.160