Our services and transport levels
BLS - Basic Life Support
- Two EMTs - Emergency Medical Technicians
- This type of service is needed when a patient is stable, requires no cardiac monitoring, can have a heparin lock and may or may not have oxygen.
ALS - Advanced Life Support
- A Paramedic and an EMT
- This type of service is needed when a patient may be on maintenance IV fluid, oxygen and may require cardiac monitoring. They can also transport patients with Foley catheters and limited medications, as well as those requiring advanced cardiac life support.
C3IFT - Class 3 Interfacility Transport
- A specially trained Paramedic and an EMT
- This service is needed when a patient requires monitoring and certain medications, blood/blood products/may have chest tubes, tracheostomies, Foley catheters and/or central lines/PICC lines.
- Click here for Interfacility Transport Medication Classification information...
CCT-Critical Care Transport
- A CCT-Registered Nurse, CCT-Paramedic and EMT
- This service is needed when a patient requires critical care monitoring and interventions. These patients will be unstable or have a high risk of becoming unstable and/or may have a high complexity. This is a very limited service and should only be used if necessary.
Click here for CCT dispatching criteria.
When should you call for CCT or C3IFT? Click here for some guidelines.
Learn more about Critical Care Transport...