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AAMS offers a variety of educational opportunities throughout the year.  These premiere events give you the opportunity to earn prestigious educational credits based on your profession in the community and to network with your peers from all over the world.

Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC)

The annual AMTC provides up-to-date information on the latest techniques and innovative approaches to air medical practice from community experts while giving attendees lots of opportunities to earn continuing education credits. Top-notch keynoters and expanded educational offerings (including mechanics technical briefings, special information exchanges, new clinical sessions, scientific abstracts (aviation, communications, clinical and safety related)make this the air and critical care ground medical transport event not to miss!  The conference exhibit hall gives attendees the chance to learn about the newest technology and meet with service providers in the largest trade show for the air and ground medical community.  Best of all of, the AMTC is the best place for medical transport professionals to network and learn from each other.

2020 – Nashville, Tennessee – November 2-4
2021 –  Fort Worth, Texas – October 4-6
2022 – Tampa, Florida – October 24-26

Medical Transport Leadership Institute (MTLI)

The Medical Transport Leadership Institute (MTLI) at Oglebay National Training Center provides an intensive continuing education experience and certification for individuals currently managing medical transportation services, those seeking management positions, and others with direct and indirect involvement who desire greater understanding of this dynamic profession. The Institute operates with a rigorous approach to competency-based education, utilizing formal classroom hours, mandatory participation, written testing and oral presentations. Graduates of the two-year program will receive certification as a Certified Medical Transport Executive (CMTE).  Each year, the MTLI also offers a graduate program through which a minimum of 20 Management Education Units (MEU’s) can be earned toward the CMTE re-certification. This training is held annually in Wheeling, West Virginia.

April 25 – April 30, 2021
April 24 – April 29, 2022

Safety Management Training Academy (SMTA)

The Academy 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 Academy operates with a rigorous approach to competency-based education, utilizing formal classroom hours, mandatory student participation, written testing, and a code of professional conduct. Due to the demands of the program, students will be expected to complete out-of-classroom assignments. Graduates of the two- year program will receive a certificate of completion, and will be invited to participate in more in-depth programs on specific safety management topics offered in the future.

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Regional or Topic Specific Conferences

Periodically, AAMS will offer a special event geared to bring medical transport education opportunities to a specific region, or to educate our community on a specific topic.

Other Events of Interest

42nd Annual Current Concepts in Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Conference

February 19-21, 2020

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