They will learn first aid and initial assistance for urgent in-flight pathologies.
One of the objectives of the subject Prehospital resuscitation that the students of the License in PAdventia Commercial Aviation and Flight Operations Pilot, center attached to University of Salamanca is to teach these techniques to practice them in flight.
This training is given by the professor of the University of Salamanca and emergency doctor, Fernando Sánchez Hernández, in order to reinforce the theoretical and practical knowledge of future pilots in aeronautical medicine.
This area, increasingly in demand in the exercise of the profession of pilot, trains students in the assessment and application of initial health care techniques During the flight to patients with critical pathologies, in particular in cases where there are no medical personnel among the passengers on board, until the patient is taken care of by the emergency services.
This week, the students began their teaching at the Faculty of Nursing and Physiotherapy, where they practiced the basic techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and the use of the defibrillator, as well as action protocols in the event of hypothermia, seizures, panic or onset of labor during a flight.