Applications for the SMTA scholarship are due Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.

SMTA provides formal continuing education for individuals (and their organizations) interested in improving their understanding of safety systems theory and the application of that theory to the practice of medical transportation. Students will gain expertise and practical skills through formal didactic and participatory sessions designed to instill creative thinking and decision-making. Participants also obtain valuable insight into real life challenges by networking with industry leaders. The goal of this Scholarship program is to provide formal continuing education for individuals interested in improving their understanding of safety systems theory and the application of that theory to the practice of medical transport. The scholarship covers the cost of classes, lodging, and most meals.

MTSP-CLogo1_Page_1Exciting News!  AAMS, in partnership with the International Board of Specialty Certification (IBSC), is proud to offer graduates of the Safety Management Leadership Academy the opportunity to sit for the Certified Medical Transportation Safety Professional (MTSP-C) specialty certification exam.  The MTSP-C exam establishes a legally defensible and psychometrically sound examination that tests the science and application of the discipline of safety systems in both the air and ground medical transportation industry. The goal of the certification is to create an internationally recognized standard encompassing all aspects safety management and risk mitigation across the entire enterprise of medical transportation – with special emphasis on safety management systems, patient safety, aviation/vehicle operational safety, and workplace safety.

By obtaining their MTSP-C through participation in the beta-test process, SMTA graduates will have the opportunity to be some of the first safety professionals in the world to hold the MTSP-C credential. Please contact Natasha Ross at nross@aams.org for additional information.

Apply online! For more information, contact Kristin Discher at kdischer@medevacfoundation.org.