Graduated in 1993 from Owens Technical College. Since worked concurrently as an Emergency Department RN and Critical Care Transport RN in Toledo, Ohio. Was the creator and Director of Mobile Intensive Care Unit Operations at North Central EMS from 2016- 2019.
Skills include: Advanced airway management, including intubation and surgical airway, IABP maintenance, chest tube maintenance, LVAD care and maintenance, IV/ IO cannulation, external and transvenous pacemaker care and maintenance, high risk OB, umbilical vein cannulation, care of critically injured patients, and critically ill cardiac and septic patients.
Current/ past Certifications in CEN, BLS, ACLS, AMLS, PALS, NRP, ITLS, EMT-B, EMT-P, TNCC, TCCC-MP, PEPP, BCON/ Stop The Bleed. Instructor status for Stop The Bleed, Ohio EMS CE, ACLS, PALS, BLS/ AED, TCCC-MP, PEPP, ITLS, Wilderness First Responder/ First Aid, Emergency Medical Responder, Oxygen Administration through ASHI. Consultant and Tactical Medical Education Coordinator for Distributed Security, Incorporated, a national company that provides tactical training including combative firearms, and TacMed solutions for individuals/ institutions throughout the world.
Currently Education Specialist for ProMedica Air and Mobile in Toledo, Ohio. Certified Police Chaplain for Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office and multiple other agencies.
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