AIDA official Medical Section

Tom Ardavany




Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2005 NREMT-P (Paramedic)

Seattle Central Community College, Associate Degree Nursing (Registered Nurse)

University of Washington, Public and Community Health, B.A. Degree


Airlift Northwest Seattle, WA 2000-2013
Flight Nurse; stabilization and transport of critical care/trauma patients; helicopter, and fixed wing air ambulance transport; transport inter-facility and scene response.

San Juan County 2003-2013 Paramedic
ALS response, stabilization and transport of sick/injured patients.

Remote Medical International, 2012-2013 Instructor
Specialty classes for EMT, First Aid, CPR, AED.

Harborview Medical Center 1994-2000
Emergency Department Nurse for Level I Trauma Center Assess, triage, medical intervention for critical care and trauma patients.

International Experience

Refugee Coordinator for 22,000 refugees during Kosovo Crisis, 1999 Contract worker for UNHCR for management of doctors, nurses, and interpreters; provide logistical support for health care; liaison with World Food Program, Oxfam, and other world NGO agencies for overall camp management.

Contract Aid Worker for UNHCR, Honduras/Nicaragua, Hurricane Mitch 1998 Provide direct health care in remote villages devastated by hurricane; member of three person team transported by helicopter to conduct health care assessments/interventions on Honduran/ Nicaraguan border, test and treat for malaria and dengue fever.


Washington State Registered Nurse

Washington State Paramedic; National Registry EMT-P

Washington State EMS Evaluato

Certified Emergency Nurse, BCEN

Basic Life Support, AHA

Advanced Cardiac Life Support, AHA

Pediatric Advanced Life Support, AHA

Neo-Natal Resuscitation Program, AH