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Cordilleran Pines City Doctors College Graduate completed SOS at Maxwell AFB

CRITICAL CARE AIR TRANSPORT TEAM (CCAT)

Congratulations to USAF CPT Genesis Karlo .T. Santos, A recent graduate of the United States Air Force SOS/ Squadron Officer School at Maxwell AFB, in Alabama.

Born and raised from Cordillera, Gen or Karlo hails from Baguio with Igorot Culture, Heritage, Customs and Traditions .

A Graduate of Pines City Doctors Hospital, He earned his MSN Graduate Degree from Aspen University in the State of Colorado..

Proud and humble parents of Genesis raised him From "Humble Beginnings" through modest and unassuming manners with good & strong family values from birth

but has since grown and developed into a significant Nursing Officer Career as USAF CCATT member, Cpt Santos is

An experienced Nurse in caring of critically ill or injured patients with multi-system trauma, head injuries, shock, burns, respiratory failure, multiple organ failure, and other life-threatening injuries

Some of the most common procedures and medications CCATT members administer in-flight include anti-blood clot medications, painkillers, and providing oxygen and ventilation.

Typically, the patient load for a standard CCATT is up to three critical patients, or up to six stabilized patients.

When U.S. service members are critically ill or severely injured, it is the mission of Critical Care Air Transport Teams to get them aboard aircraft and move them thousands of miles while delivering a high level of medical care in flight to return them home for full-time care.

A CCATT is a highly specialized and uniquely skilled three-person medical team that augments standard aeromedical evacuation crew members, and turns an aircraft into a flying intensive care unit.

A Physician who specializes in an area of critical care or emergency medicine A Critical Care Nurse, A Respiratory Therapist CCATTs supplement standard aeromedical evacuation aircrew when critically ill or injured patients require continuous monitoring, stabilization, or complex care while in-transit to a medical treatment facility - usually to get a higher level of medical care.

During the Vietnam War, it typically took about a month for wounded troops to reach treatment facilities in the United States. Today, the U.S. Air Force's CCATT capability allows service members to be transported from the point of injury to a stateside hospital in less than three days.

Honest, Loving, Caring , and Passionate** HONOR, COURAGE and COMMITMENT*


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