Clinical Consideration in Aeromedical Transport (CCAT) Course

Asian Assistance is proud to be the organizer and host of the CCAT course in Asia since year 2017 and we have the pleasure to announce that the successful training courses will resume after Covid-19 pandemic.

 Next courses are scheduled to be held September 2023

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About the Course

The CCAT course was first introduced in the UK for more than a decade and is internationally recognized among the transport and retrieval industry. The course is held in Thailand with Course Director Dr. Terry Martin.

We currently run 2 courses:

  • CCAT Foundation Level
  • Commercial Repatriation and Medical Assistance (CRaMA) and Aeromedical Crew Resource Management (AmCRM

Both courses are aimed for doctors, nurses and paramedics and or other medical assistance or travel insurance professionals who are already or preparing to work as flight medical crew, and for other health care professionals who wish to work in the patient air transport system.
The courses provides a thorough training in aeromedical transport of ill & injured, retrieval medicine, repatriation and aspects of aerospace medicine concerning medical air travel.

For further details of each course, click on each course

CCAT Foundation Level a course designed to give a special opportunity for existing and potential professional to gain, update, refresh and exchange knowledge and skills in transferring patients around the globe, and to achieve a deep understanding and professional approach to patient’s transfer with the guidance of experts in aviation physiology, retrieval medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine and prehospital care.

The course is aimed for doctors, nurses and paramedics who are ready or preparing to work as flight medical crew, and for other health care professionals who wish to work in the patient air transport system. The course will provide a thorough training in aeromedical transport of ill & injured, retrieval medicine, repatriation and aspects of aerospace medicine concerning medical air travel.

The course addresses relevant issues of the special physical, physiological and psychological stresses which are important in the various transport environments, and describes the conditions which are susceptible during transfer by land and by air and how patients can be safely and efficiently carried. The course includes practical and interactive professional visits.

Commercial Repatriation and Medical Assistance (CRaMA) and Aeromedical Crew Resource Management (AmCRM) is a course for doctors, nurses and other medical assistance or travel insurance professionals who already passed the foundation level and who requires an in depth understanding of the logistic and operational aspects of organising successful commercial repatriations. AmCRM is a unique Human Factors course covering the origin and evolution of errors and mishaps which can occur in aeromedical practice, and how to avoid or mitigate them.

This course covers cover the topics of introduction of World travel and health, structure of the industry, relationship with travel insurance, medicolegal aspects, duty and standard of care, complexities of case management overseas, risk analysis, systems to prevent errors and failings, logistics and medical management, repatriation demographics, security and duty of care to transport staff with sections of simple and major complex case studies in groups.

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CCAT Foundation Level a course designed to give a special opportunity for existing and potential professional to gain, update, refresh and exchange knowledge and skills in transferring patients around the globe, and to achieve a deep understanding and professional approach to patient’s transfer with the guidance of experts in aviation physiology, retrieval medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine and prehospital care.

The course is aimed for doctors, nurses and paramedics who are ready or preparing to work as flight medical crew, and for other health care professionals who wish to work in the patient air transport system. The course will provide a thorough training in aeromedical transport of ill & injured, retrieval medicine, repatriation and aspects of aerospace medicine concerning medical air travel.

The course addresses relevant issues of the special physical, physiological and psychological stresses which are important in the various transport environments, and describes the conditions which are susceptible during transfer by land and by air and how patients can be safely and efficiently carried. The course includes practical and interactive professional visits.

Commercial Repatriation and Medical Assistance (CRaMA) and Aeromedical Crew Resource Management (AmCRM) is a course for doctors, nurses and other medical assistance or travel insurance professionals who already passed the foundation level and who requires an in depth understanding of the logistic and operational aspects of organising successful commercial repatriations. AmCRM is a unique Human Factors course covering the origin and evolution of errors and mishaps which can occur in aeromedical practice, and how to avoid or mitigate them.

This course covers cover the topics of introduction of World travel and health, structure of the industry, relationship with travel insurance, medicolegal aspects, duty and standard of care, complexities of case management overseas, risk analysis, systems to prevent errors and failings, logistics and medical management, repatriation demographics, security and duty of care to transport staff with sections of simple and major complex case studies in groups.

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