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Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years in the Emergency/911 Response industry and my career has encompassed both the private ambulance service and public fire-rescue arenas. I am a professional Fire Captain and Paramedic. I am also a Fire Science and Paramedic Instructor, and operate and instruct an accredited paramedic training program with the title of Paramedic Program Director. I have functioned in the advanced capacity of Field Training Officer, Supervisor, employment management, and airway management. In doing so, I hold myself and those I supervise to a high standard of care delivered to the emergency patient and service provided to the public. I set a good example for other emergency providers to follow. As an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-Paramedic), I frequently interact with members of all walks of society. As an educator and paramedic program director, I regularly interact with adult students, hospital administrators and Fire/EMS Chiefs.

Areas of Expertise


Consulting Experience

My consulting experience includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator deployment, and agency emergency response planning. 


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes being a Fire Captain and Paramedic, as well as having been a Field Training Officer and Associate Supervisor. I am also a Paramedic Program Coordinator and Lead Instructor. 


Education

Degree Subject Institution
B.A. Psychology University of California – San Diego
Certificate Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic Southwestern College- Chula Vista
Certificate Emergency Medical Technician – Basic San Diego Miramar College – San Diego
Certificate of CompletionBasic Fire Academy – San Diego Fire and Life Safety Services

Licenses Certifications

Paramedic
State of California Department of Emergency Medical Services and San Diego County Dept.
Firefighter I and II
California State Fire Marshal
Instructor Certs: Basic Life Suppor (BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
Fire Instructor 1A and 1B

Awards & Affiliation

International Association of Firefighters
San Diego County Paramedic Association
San Diego Firefighters Relief Association
Certificat of Appreciation
Exceptional Service

Primary Affiliation

International Association of Firefighters



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