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Listen to Jennifer Medlin share her experiences the first year on the job as a Flight Nurse for Pafford Air One.  Jennifer explains her path to getting qualified, getting hired and some secrets about the Air Medical Industry.  If you've ever thought of a Flight Nursing career, this is a podcast you'll definitely want to hear.

Direct download: Jennifer_Medlin_Part_One.mp3
Category:Flight Crew -- posted at: 11:38pm EDT
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Hear the results of Rod Witkos Flight Paramedic Interview.  Rod is offered and accepts a Flight Paramedic position with UMASS LifeFlight, one of the premier air medical programs in the United States.  Listen to how the job offer was made, the excitement of accepting the position and the training scheduled to prepare Rod for his new career!  We love sharing success stories!

Direct download: Rod_Witkos_New_Flight_Paramedic.mp3
Category:Flight Crew -- posted at: 1:14pm EDT
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Hear the exact questions paramedic Rod Witkos, 21-year veteran was asked at his two air ambulance interviews.  Find out how to handle a panel style interview and how to prepare for and answer difficult interview questions.  The secrets to succeeding in a flight interview will surpirse you.

Direct download: Rod_Witkos_Flight_Paramedic_Interview_Tips.mp3
Category:Flight Crew -- posted at: 12:50pm EDT
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Smart flight crews know dispatch and flight communications specialists are their best friends.  Nothing goes well without effective communications.  Listen to our interview with Sean Walsh, Emergency Dispatcher in Northern New Jersey.  He tells about a 'typical day,' how he got started and what is required to compete for dispatcher positions.

Direct download: Emergency_Dispatcher_Sean_Walsh.mp3
Category:Dispatch -- posted at: 11:48pm EDT
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Part II of our interview with Guru Flight Nurse Missy Gann.  If you're serious about a flight nursing career, do not miss this interview!  Missy tells the exact steps she took to begin her nursing and flight nursing careers.  She also explains exactly what it takes to succeed as a flight nurse in today's fast-paced and fast-changing air medical world.

Direct download: Interview_with_Flight_Nurse_Missy_Gann_Part_2.mp3
Category:Career -- posted at: 12:27pm EDT
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If your Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agency is like most EMS agencies, it does great work. Its whole purpose is to help people. So why is it so hard to get the word out about what you do? People need help. ¬†You want to help them. What’s the problem? In a word, information overload (okay, [...]
Category:Blog -- posted at: 12:06pm EDT
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Guru flight nurse Missy Gann shares her path to a flight nursing career.  Her journey includes 13 years Intensive Care Unit (ICU) experience, Emergency Department experience and 22 years (and counting) as a professional flight nurse.  If you're looking for the straight scoop on what it takes to succeed as a flight nurse, you'll absolutely want to catch this episode.

Direct download: Interview_with_Flight_Nurse_Missy_Gann.mp3
Category:Career -- posted at: 12:23pm EDT
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Listen to our interview with Jill Stull, flight nurse and outreach coordinator for Conemaugh Medstar, an air medical helicopter service supporting Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, PA.  Follow her career path into nursing and flight nursing as well as her duties as an outreach coordinator for an air medical program.  If you're intrested in a flight nursing career, you will absolutely want to listen to this podcast.

Direct download: Jill_Stull_-_Flight_Nurse_-_Outreach_Coordinator_-_Conemaugh_Medstar.mp3
Category:Career -- posted at: 10:34am EDT
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We never get tired of saying it . . . The best part of Flight Safety Network is the people. People are what matters. People are the ‘net’ that will catch us and keep us from becoming the next air medical statistics. People make all the difference. Every now and then, we get to meet [...]
Category:Blog -- posted at: 1:55pm EDT
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A heart to heart discussion with Krista Haugen from Survivor's Network for Air & Surface Medical Transport.  Learn the reasons she started a flight nursing career; as well as the triumphs and challenges that led to the creation of Survivor's Network.

Direct download: Survivors_Network_Co-founder_Interview_-_Krista_Haugen.mp3
Category:Career -- posted at: 11:52am EDT
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