Prometheus Welcomes a New Chief Instructor
Prometheus is pleased to introduce our new Chief Instructor, Mr Dean Bateman. Dean has 20 years of experience of responding to medical emergencies in ambulances, fast response paramedic cars, physician supported units and helicopters. In 2005 Dean qualified as a helicopter flight paramedic with London's Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) and, having spent a year with them full time, he continues to carry out regular shifts to maintain his advanced skills. Currently Dean provides medical instruction and scenario training in advanced trauma management to existing and training flight paramedics and technicians. He also instructs pre-hospital clinicians in up to date trauma care, cardiac care and paediatric emergencies. As well as his other qualifications, Dean holds the Diploma in Immediate Medical Care Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (Dip IMC RCSEd). In addition to his work in the UK, Dean also has experience of teaching and providing medical cover in hostile environments across Africa, including Somalia and Kenya.