Flight For Life is equipped to handle the most critical of patients. Our teams undergo extensive orientation and ongoing training and are able to perform advanced procedures that prepare them for a variety of medical conditions and injuries. Patients from referring hospitals or pre-hospital scene calls are transferred to receiving facilities that provide the specialty care needed. Direct access is provided to the following intensive care services: trauma, cardiac, STEMI, stroke, neurological injuries (including spinal cord and head trauma), limb replantation, burn, pediatric, neonatal, high-risk obstetrics, surgery, critical care medicine, organ procurement, and HBO (hyperbaric oxygen therapy). Teams can administer and continue the infusion of a variety of drugs including tPA. They are also trained and skilled at performing advanced airway procedures. Flight For Life can transport the most complex cardiac patients, from those on balloon pumps to those with LVAD or BiVAD devices.
Flight For Life staff and crew.
Flight For Life-Waukesha responding to a scene with Dousman Fire. Photo courtesy of Tim Snopek.
Flight For Life-McHenry base at the scene of an accident. Photo courtesy of Alex Vucha.
Flight For Life-Fond du Lac base participating in a drill with the WI DOT. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin DOT.
I can help someone at one of their greatest times of need. I love the transport environment.
The team I work with feels like family. We have a strong and genuine sense of caring for one another.
Solid history. Honest, caring, informed. Family atmosphere.
It gives me the ability to care for critically ill patients,, it challenges me every day to improve my skills and increase my knowledge. I feel my opinion is heard and considered in decisions.
Encourages and challenges me.