Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Air Evac Lifeteam visits Houston County Career Academy

Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter.

The Houston County Career Academy Healthcare Science class got close-up and hands on with the Air Evac EMS Lifeteam. The Air Evac crew, including a pilot, flight nurse and flight paramedic, recently flew to the Career Academy from their base in Dublin.

Healthcare Science students got inside of the helicopter, looked at emergency medical equipment and discussed possible careers in Emergency Medicine with the Air Evac staff.
Air Evac EMS is the largest independently owned and operated membership-supported air medical service in the United States, conducting its operations through 108 mutually-supporting air medical bases across 15 states. The company has established itself as the preeminent provider of air ambulance services to rural markets, serving over 1,700 diverse referral sources, including over 1,000 hospitals and 700 EMS agencies, and attracting more than one million members in support of its presence in their local communities.

Krista Lowe serves as the Houston County Career Academy Healthcare Science Technology Education Instructor. The Academy is located at 1311 Corder Road in Warner Robins. Sabrina Phelps serves as principal. For more information, contact Phelps at 478-322-3280.

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