It was concluded today, at the main infirmary’the military airport of Pratica di Mare, a course on management of aero-medical evacuation of patients with highly infectious diseases, for the first time open to members of foreign armed forces.
Thirteen caregivers of Royal Netherlands Air Force (130Q'S), the Dutch air force, have in fact taken part in the training activities organized by’ Aeronautica Militare, a leader in the national and European levels in the transport capacity in bio-containment.
The course, required by the Dutch armed forces, is part of a training program that the air force health service has long started at national level.
The program includes a series of courses and exercises already carried out in collaboration with the Institute of Rome's Spallanzani hospital and lot of Milan, to share experiences in about a decade of studies and real-world operations and consolidate a process of standardization procedures related to the management of emerging diseases among all major reality, both civilian and military, that for various reasons the sector, in particular an airport environment.
Source: The Flight