Advanced Life Support Transport(ALS) - ALS care that requires a certified Paramedic to administer medical care. ALS units primarily provide emergency medical service and transport from an incident scene to an emergency or trauma facility through activation of the local 9-1-1 system. ALS units also provide inter-facility transport where allowed. A patient who can be transported by stretcher and who requires a higher level of medical care to possibly include ACLS treatment/ monitoring (includes IVís, ECG monitoring).
Basic Life Support Transport(BLS) - BLS care that requires a certified Emergency Medical Technician to administer medical care. BLS units provide a medical service and transport for patients requiring non-emergency transportation. A patient who can be transported on a stretcher and who requires medical monitoring and treatment (includes oxygen, restraints).
Critical Care Transport (CCT) RN - Required a certified, Registered Nurse to administer medical care. The CCT-RN units are designed to provide a level of care comparable with a hospital intensive care unit. Critical Care Transport units staff both paramedic-level and registered nurse-level. Critical/complex patients who can not experience a decrease in level of care and monitoring between hospitals. This unit is used for critical patients that have ventilators, intra-aortic balloon pumps, multiple IV drips, or meet other appropriate criteria.
Neonatal Intensive Care Transport - NIC transport the medical team from the health care facility to the scene, provide specialized equipment such as incubators and clinical assistance. Then transfer the patient and medical team back to the receiving facility for these transports that require a highly skilled medical response.
Pediatric Team Ambulance Transport - PTA transport the medical team from the health care facility to the scene, provide specialized equipment such as incubators and clinical assistance. Then transfer the patient and medical team back to the receiving facility for these transports that require a highly skilled medical response.
Wheelchair or Stretcher Van Services - Transport with a specially trained attendant who helps ensure that the health care needs of mobility-impaired individuals are met.
Bariatric Care Unit Transport - Transportation of the obese patients.