A certified registered transport nurse is the one who is trained to provide medical care to patients who need transportation to a healthcare facility. This is a highly skilled job where she/he is responsible for the overall medical & non-medical management of the patient during the duration of the transit and offering en route care that could spell the difference between life and death.
Transport registered nurses are required when a patient needs to be urgently transported to a healthcare facility, which is usually a hospital. There are several situations that warrant the need for advanced nurse transport like:
The primary responsibility of a transport nurse is to ensure that a patient is brought to a healthcare facility for medical interventions safely and in-time. Their responsibilities include:
Transport registered nurses that work on the ground usually work in an ambulance and those who work in flights work aboard a medical transport aircraft. Other places of work may include ships and helicopters. There is another category of nurses who are specially trained to accompany newborns on medical transports to the neonatal intensive care unit. These specialists are known as NICU transport nurses.
Transport nurses may work for any of these medical facilities:
A transport nurse is an extremely critical resource and her/his skills are lifesavers while a patient is in a delicate situation in the midst of a critical transit. Some of the benchmarking skills that a transport nurse must possess include:
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