April 04, 2005
Additionally, Guardian Flight will be working with local helicopter, float planes, and Ketchikan Search and Rescue to add additional resources to serve Native Americans, citizens and the many tourists that vacation in Southeast Alaska. Guardian Flight's team is compromised of area healthcare professionals with a combined experience level of over 100 years in medicine.
Expertise areas include Intensive Care Units, rural and urban Emergency Medical Services in States such as Alabama, Florida, Carolinas and Alaska. Other specialties include:
The Guardian Flight's teams of Registered Nurses (R.N) and Medical Intensive Care Paramedics (MICP) actually live in Ketchikan and function in the community as citizens. the Pilots are on-staff and full time employees of Guardian. Guardian Flight's equipment is owned not leased, which Guardian says means a more through monitoring can be done for maintenance and service.
Critical CARE Inc membership provides financial resources to support education for Alaska's healthcare professionals. Critical CARE Inc collaborates with organizations statewide to make training available. Some of the Critical Care Inc. projects Guardian Flight is a part of are:
The dedication of the Learjet for emergency air service for Southeast Alaska will be held in Ketchikan in May 2005. The date has not yet been announced.