CRITICAL CARE IN THE AIR
When injured Airmen need to be transported, medical care can’t stop mid flight. And as a senior member of aeromedical evacuation teams, it’s the responsibility of Air Force Flight Nurses to provide them with lifesaving emergency and prehospital care. From planning a mission to final deplaning, the comfort and safety of the transported patients are in their highly trained and capable hands.
- Provide essential care ranging from injury prevention and disease to birth and death
- Treat patients of all ages for a variety of illnesses and injuries
- Use assessment skills during contingency operations to save life and limb
- Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a school accredited by the BSN program
- Possess a valid U.S. or U.S. territory registered nurse license
- Minimum of one-year clinical experience in acute care nursing
- Successfully complete a flying class medical examination Understand the principles of drug therapy and the effects of altitude
- Be accepted by the medical unit commander and Air Force Reserve Surgeon General
- Completion of 5.5-week Commissioned Officer training course
- Must be between the ages of 18 and 47
TRAINING & EDUCATION
How do we transform you from the civilian sector to a leader and an Officer in the Air Force? From education to continued training, your Air Force path is here.
COMMISSIONED OFFICER TRAINING
MILITARY TRAINING LOCATION
Maxwell AFB AL
- INTERESTS & SKILLS
TAKE A BREAK
Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.