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The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™ Expands to the United Kingdom

FARMINGTON, Connecticut. — First Airway, LLC is pleased to announce that Exmed UK Ltd, an independent provider of high quality medical support and training for organizations operating in remote and hostile environments around the world, has been selected to offer The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™ in the UK and other countries in which it operates.  The first provider course will be held on January 5th and 6th, 2012 at Exmed’s state-of-the-art training facility in Hereford. 

“Exmed is a great match for The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™.  The Exmed leadership and faculty have a strong commitment to quality medical education and have expertise in advanced EMS practice,” said Michael F. Murphy, MD, Medical Director of First Airway.  “We are thrilled to be working with such a dynamic and professional organization.”  

Exmed UK Ltd is the global leader in remote medical support, equipment and medical education.  They offer a full range of educational programs including HSE Offshore Medics, MIMMS, Travel and Expedition Medicine, Medicine in Remote Areas and Maritime Medical courses.  The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™ complements Exmed’s line of leading international and proprietary training programs, filling the need for a specialized offering in advanced airway management.

“After taking The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™ in New York, I knew that it was the right program for us.  The content is evidenced-based and the approach is very hands-on.  The knowledge and expertise backing up this course are unmatched,” said Jamie Todd, BSc (Hons) MCPara NAEMT PA2298, who will serve as the Course Director for Exmed. 

EMS providers who are interested in taking The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™ in Hereford should contact Exmed by phone at +44 (0) 1432 355964 or by email at training@exmed.co.uk.  More information can also be found at www.exmed.co.uk or www.theairwaysite.com.  

About Airway Management Education Center and First Airway
Airway Management Education Center (AMEC) and First Airway use the “expert instructor” model of education to offer high quality courses for Emergency Physicians, Critical Care Physicians, Hospitalists, Anesthesiologists, Nurse Anesthetists, EMS professionals, Respiratory Therapists and other clinicians tasked with emergency airway management. AMEC was founded in 1997 and First Airway was founded in 2007.  Under the leadership of Ron M. Walls, MD, Michael F. Murphy, MD, and Robert C. Luten, MD, AMEC offers The Difficult Airway Course: Emergency™, The Difficult Airway Course: Anesthesia™, and many airway-related webinars in Airway World™, the company’s on-line knowledge center.  First Airway offers The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™ and Fundamentals of Airway Management™, programs designed for EMS professionals.  The Difficult Airway Course: EMS™ is offered throughout the United States and South Korea.

The Principals of AMEC and First Airway
Ron M. Walls, MD, Professor and Chair 
Department of Emergency Medicine 
Brigham and Women's Hospital 
Harvard Medical School

Michael F. Murphy, MD, Professor and Chair 
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 
University of Alberta

Robert C. Luten, MD, Professor 
Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine 
University of Florida Health Sciences Center 

 

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