Future development of training and selection of medical personnel for aeromedical evacuation of critical patients in the Armed Forces of Ukraine
Since the beginning of military conflicts the number of injured requiring intensive care during the aeromedical evacuation is critically growing. In the US medical system teams for aeromedical evacuation of injured in critical condition were established. Their concept is to transport stabilized patient who received primary resuscitation but still in critical condition. The staff of these teams is passed through training program, practical training and competition. Present state of the system of civil and military medical education in Ukraine completely able to reproduce the best practices of US aeromedical evacuation crews training. To obtain modern trained expert it is necessary to combine the efforts of the departments of anesthesiology and aviation medicine of UVMA, department of altitude and experimental studies of aviation medicine management of VMMC CR. The result of this new training will increase the quality of care. Given that the AN-26 VITA dedicated for joint NATO forces, creating proper education system staff becomes nationally important.