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Critical Care Emergency Transport

Rex Critical Care Transport AmbulanceRex offers critical care transports for patients in need of highly specialized medical care, including wheelchair, basic life support, advanced life support and specialty care transports.

Patients requiring critical care transport include those who:

  • Have medicated infusions not included on the NC EMS formulary
  • Require advanced hemodynamic monitoring
  • Require medical/surgical critical care nursing expertise
  • Have airway concerns or compromise
  • Need a higher level of care or an advanced procedure not available at the current facility

Critical Care Transport Equipment

Rex's critical care transport vehicles are equipped with a full complement of emergency equipment and advanced cardiac life-support medications, including:

  • Ventilators
  • IV pumps
  • Defibrillators with external pacing capabilities
  • Pulse generator for transvenous pacing
  • Intubation and emergency airway equipment
  • Medications
  • End-tidal CO2 and pulse oximetry monitoring equipment

Critical Care Transport Team

Highly trained critical care transport nurses with expertise in critical care environments, paramedics and EMT-basics are dispatched as part of an advanced life support team that provides care during critical care transport.

All nurses, paramedics and EMTs attend mandatory continuing education classes to stay abreast of the latest technologies and procedures in their respective fields. These classes include:

  • Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS)
  • Advanced burn life support (ABLS)
  • Pediatric advanced life support (PALS)
  • Trauma nursing core course (TNCC)
  • Basic and advanced trauma life support (BTLS/ATLS)
  • Certified emergency nurse (CEN)
  • National and state-certified EMT-paramedic
  • Critical care registered nurse (CCRN)

Hours

Monday - Saturday, 24 hours a day

Contact Us

Rex Critical Care Transport Team
(888) 787-4579
or (919) 784-4788.