Diahan Underwood

Central Air Ambulance flight paramedic assists the flight nurse in providing critical care to patients requiring transport by fixed wing. A continuing education program furthers each flight paramedic's training in caring for critically ill or injured patients.

In addition to the certifications listed above, all paramedics maintain the following certifications:

  • Certified Flight Paramedic (FP-C) or Critical Care Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic (CCEMTP)
  • Central Air Ambulance Paramedic Flight Program
  • Must be licensed in Georgia of a state meeting the education requirements of Georgia
  • National Registry preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in emergency field ambulance setting with 3 plus years preferred
  • At least 1 year of critical care experience either field or hospital preferred.
  • Pre Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
  • Airway management including endotracheal intubation, cricothyrotomy and maintenance of chemical sedation/paralysis
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Maintenance of thrombolytic therapy
  • High risk obstetrical care and neonatal resuscitation