Av-0005 Long Distance Flights

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A flight request is considered long distance when patient loaded miles exceed
    • A. 

      180 NM/150 SM

    • B. 

      80 SM/50 NM

    • C. 

      200 NM/180 SM

    • D. 

      150 NM/180 SM

  • 2. 
    If it is determined that Air Evac cannot accept the flight, other air transport services in the area should be identified for the customer.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    If a flight is determined to be long distance, who will the communication specialist connect the requesting agency with to determine flight acceptance?
    • A. 

      Medical Control

    • B. 

      Transport Coordinator

    • C. 

      Medlink

    • D. 

      President of Air Evac

  • 4. 
    The communication specialist should wait to notify the flight crew of the request until after Medlink has made their decision.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a question Medlink will ask the requestor to determine if a long distance flight should be accepted?
    • A. 

      Is the patient's condition life of limb threatening?

    • B. 

      Does the patient's condition meet the criteria for insurance billing purposes?

    • C. 

      Is the flight medically necessary?

    • D. 

      Is the receiving facility the closest appropriate facility?

  • 6. 
    Ultimately, the decision to accept a transport is up to the medical flight crew and the
    • A. 

      Communicator in Command

    • B. 

      sending physician

    • C. 

      Communications manager

    • D. 

      Pilot in command

  • 7. 
    If medlink is not in-house, the long distance flight request will be automatically declined by the communication specialist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following may assist in determining acceptance when there are aviation considerations?
    • A. 

      Base Pilot Supervisor

    • B. 

      Operational Control Center

    • C. 

      Director of Operations

    • D. 

      Communication Specialist

  • 9. 
    The purpose of policy AV-0005 is to provide a standard format when a decision is needed for accepting a flight request inside of the base's normal service area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Medlink may also determine the flight request is a normal flight for the assigned base and approve the flight without additional screening.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False