// Rod J. FRGS FAWM.
Rod is a Fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine and Paramedic, Off Shore Medic, PHTLS, AHDR, ITLS and Difficult Airways instructor with Travel Health, Expedition Medicine and Tropical Disease experience and training. He has years of experience training individuals and teams in Medicine in Remote Areas.
Operational Medical deployments:
Algeria/Afghanistan/Bosnia/Croatia/Guatemala/Iraq/Kenya/Kurdistan/Guyana/Belize/Somalia/India (West Bengal & Assam)/Malta
Developing & delivering both nationally-recognised and bespoke training/educational courses to civilian, commercial and government agencies. Courses
delivered include FPOS (I), Medicine in Remote Areas, HSE Off- Shore Medic, PHTLS, ITLS, ACLS and Tropical & Travel Health. Between 09/2009-03/2012 Rod was the Clinical Education & Training Manager at Exmed (UK) Ltd. Highly experienced tutor & lecturer to adult learners of varied ethnographic backgrounds.
Experience of providing both primary and trauma health care support to media projects in a variety of settings. Clients have included both BBC and commercial sector companies (documentary/light entertainment/ marketing). Safety & Medical provider to Icon Films India (West Bengal & Assam) November ’09 (inc. A1 camera operation & stills provision); Tigress/Discovery (UK) Guyana & Belize May/June/July ’12.
Rod has completed the Royal Geographical Society Off Site Safety Management qualification.
Rod is also a Mental Health Awareness instructor, holding University accredited qualifications in the subject.