Our Faculty

Our courses are taught by a combination of Core Faculty and local instructors to maximise access to participants, keep costs down, and standardise our educational model

Aidan Baron

International Course Director

Aidan is a Paramedic, Researcher, and Educator based in Sydney Australia.
He is the 2020 recipient of the Inaugural Young Clinical Pioneer Scholarship from Phillips Healthcare for his work in promoting POCUS in prehospital and community care.
Aidan completed a Bachelors degree in Paramedic Practice, followed by a BSc Hons comparing different techniques for ultrasound guided IV cannulation by paramedics, and then a Post Graduate Certificate in Point of care Ultrasound (Emergency Medicine) whilst practising as a paramedic. Following these studies he spent a year under Professor Tom Quinn in London as a visiting researcher in emergency, cardiovascular, and critical care at the Centre for Health and Social Care Research at Kingston University and St Georges University. During this time he created The PoCUS Course series and launched the courses across the UK and EU. As of 2020, Aidan has taught in over 11 countries and been a keynote speaker and invited instructor at multiple conferences, medical schools, and courses; as well as teaching at various HEMS organisations, and for military special capability groups.

He is currently studying Medicine at the University of Notre Dame in Sydney and holds appointments as an honorary researcher in emergency, cardiovascular, and critical care at Kingston University and St Georges University London,
Adjunct Lecturer in Paramedicine at Charles Sturt University Australia, and sits on the editorial board of the Journal of Paramedic Practice.

You can find him on twitter at @Aidan_Baron

UK Faculty

Scott Hardy

UK Faculty Instructor

Scott is a Critical Care Paramedic with South East Coast Ambulance Service in the UK with nearly 20 years experience. He is a known advocate of high quality patient centred care with a keen focus on exquisite “Basic” care. Scott is also a passionate instructor for multiple courses including ALS, PHPLS & the UK lead instructor for the Difficult Airway Course EMS.

James Yates

UK Faculty Instructor

James is a house-hold name in UK Prehospital Care. He is a host on the Resus Room Podcast, a Trainee Advanced Paramedic Practitioner in Neonatal Intensive Care Retrieval for NEST, and specialist paramedic in critical care at Greater Western Air Ambulance. With over 15 years in clinical and education roles, James has a particular interest in remote, expedition and event medicine, both as a practitioner and educator and is a UKIETR Disaster relief paramedic, and expedition medicine lecturer for WEM. he Holds the DIMC from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, and an MSc and two postgraduate certifications in advanced practice and clinical development.

You can find him on twitter at @Heli_med_james

Ryan Perry

UK Faculty Instructor

Ryan is a senior registrar in Emergency Medicine based in the East of England and currently a simulation education fellow. He has a passion for pre-hospital care, ultrasound, & education, and is an associate lecturer at Anglia Ruskin Medical School.
Ryan holds level 1 and level 2 RCEM Ultrasound accreditations and is an ALS, PHTLS, and Human Factors Course Instructor. During his free time he also volunteers as a prehospital doctor responding to emergencies with the BASICS Essex Accident and Rescue Service (BEARS).


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