Two Life Force Flight Nurses Earn Executive Designation

Monday, May 5, 2014
Shane Noe and Troy Holder, Erlanger LIFE FORCE clinical base managers and flight nurses, attended the graduation banquet for the Medical Transport Leadership Institute where they were both honored for receiving Certified Medical Transport Executive designation by the Association of Air Medical Services.
Shane Noe and Troy Holder, Erlanger LIFE FORCE clinical base managers and flight nurses, attended the graduation banquet for the Medical Transport Leadership Institute where they were both honored for receiving Certified Medical Transport Executive designation by the Association of Air Medical Services.

Two Erlanger LIFE FORCE clinical base managers and flight nurses, Troy Holder and Shane Noe, have received the highly-regarded designation of Certified Medical Transport Executive by the Association of Air Medical Services.

Mr. Holder and Mr. Noe join two other Erlanger LIFE FORCE crew members and approximately 300 other individuals world-wide who have earned CMTE status.

To be eligible for this certification, applicants must participate in a rigorous educational program over the course of two years, pass a comprehensive written examination and satisfactorily complete a team project related to a timely industry challenge.  By attaining this designation, Mr. Holder and Mr Noe have demonstrated skills in leadership and expertise in critical care transport management.

 



 


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