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Air Medical Transport Paramedic Gets National Safety Award


Bill Landon who is associated with Care Flight, which is an air medical transport company, was recently awarded the Lynn Stevens Excellence in Safety award by ASTNA or Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association. The event was held on October 21 of this year in Long Beach, California.

A Little About the Air Medical Transport Paramedic

Bill gave wings to his career in 1998 when he became a part of the air medical transport industry in Greenley, Colorado. He became a part of Care Flight, five years later, in 2003. However, one of his biggest achievements came in 2005 where he was instrumental in bringing a safety committee into existence.

This committee is made up of managers, maintenance professionals, communication specialists, pilots and medical personnel. Bill is the chairperson of this committee at present, which meets twice a month to review the safety situation of the air medical transport company that employs him.

A Bit More About Bill Landon

Bill is well qualified for his job having attained various academic credentials. He has received education pertaining to safety and critical care from University of Maryland in Baltimore. He has been certified by Board of Critical Care Transport Paramedic.

Apart from that he has been certified by Air and Surface Nurses Transport association along with Association of Air Medical Services Safety Management Training Academy. His credentials make him perfect to take care of safety standards.

His exemplary work in the field is what has won him the award which is presented annually to those personalities who have positively contributed towards safety initiatives that impacts the transport community in totality.

Care Flight Air Medical Transport itself has been in the industry for over 35 years providing critical care to north-eastern Sierra and Nevada with several bases in the regions. It is a non-profit air medical transport company.

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