Certification demonstrates knowledge of current critical care transport medicine standards
NorthStar Paramedic Scott Nile, WNRP, FP-C (Wilderness National Registry Paramedic, Flight Paramedic Certification) recently received certification as a Flight Paramedic.
The certification is focused on the knowledge level of accomplished, experienced master-level paramedics currently working with a Flight and or in Nile’s case a Critical Care Transport Team. To become certified Nile completed a forty-hour course over four days and successfully passed a rigorous exam. Certification demonstrates that paramedics possess a mastery of skills and knowledge of current critical care transport medicine standards to treat critically ill and injured patients while in transport to a qualified medical facility.
Nile, who is a resident of Farmington, has worked for NorthStar for six years.
NorthStar is the regional ambulance service for Greater Franklin County with five bases in Farmington, Rangeley, Carrabassett Valley, Phillips, and Livermore. NorthStar is a program of Franklin Memorial Hospital.