Instructors

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Thank You to Our Instructors!

 

         The instructors who take part volunteer their time and expertise to the conference and the success of the weekend is directly because of the instructors.

Thank You very much!
 

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Instructor Information

 

About the Instructors

 

In case you were interested in some of the biographical information of the instructors.

These instructors have take time out of their busy schedule to participate in the educational delivery for this conference.

 

 

TIM HILLIER, ACP

Tim HillierTim Hillier began his career in 1984 as a volunteer “Ambulance Driver” (his words) in his hometown of Rivers Manitoba, population 800.  His love of the profession moved him to Saskatoon Saskatchewan where he continued his training and moved up the ranks going from EMT to Paramedic, Shift Supervisor to Director of Education.  He has a passion for teaching others and currently holds instructor certifications in ACLS, BCLS, BTLS, and CAMATA (Aeromedicine).  He currently lives just outside of Saskatoon on 10 acres with his wife Eileen and their two horses, four cats and a dog named Grunt.

·         24 years experience

·         Paramedic

·         Trained at Medcenter One, Bismarck ND

·         Director of Education, M.D. Ambulance in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

·         Author, Farm Response – Emergency Preparedness for Farm Families

·         Has delivered instructor training for the program across Canada

·         Co-Author, Saskatchewan First Responder Program

·         Instructor in ACLS, BTLS, CAMATA (aeromedicine),  First Responder

·         Instructor trainer CPR, AED

·         Frequent lecturer across North America,

GEORGE HLEBOFF
HE HAS BECOME A REGULAR SPEAKER FOR OUR CONFERENCE AND AS A INSTRUCTOR FOR SASKPOLYTECH ACP PROGRAM. AND BRINGS A WEALTH OF INFORMATION TO US. HE HAS HIS OWN TALES TO SHARE WITH YOU AND BEING FROM SOUTH AFRICA, TRAUMA IS NO STRANGER TO THIS MEDIC.

 

BOB FENNER

Bob Fenner began his EMS career as a First Responder in Dundurn, Saskatchewan and enjoyed the training so much he just never stopped.  Bob is now a Advanced Care Paramedic, currently working full time with SIAST in Saskatoon and part time at MD Ambulance.  He has been in the profession of EMS over  years and still working in the field.   Bob is also a First Responder Instructor as well as teaches the entire alphabet of EMS related courses – AED, ACLS, BLS, ITLS, and on and on.

   

PAT MORRIS

 Pat is a regular with us and has always had insight into the paediatric patient Back by popular demand from Saskatoon and points around SASK. Pat is an ACP with MD, SASK. air ambulance, I am sure I forgot a few places. He's here to educate you with his unique style. 

 

RAY FRANCIS  

Well, Ray is now a retired ACP who spends his time on the farm and now as a role of first responder. What you may not know is RAY is one of SSFRCC  founders and stepped down as chair person pursue  his leisure activities, but as promised he has returned to the speaking arena to see if he can enlighten you more IN THE CRAZY WORLD OF EMS.

 

MIKE SLATER
Mike is the soft spoken member of our committee. He is an ACP with Moose Jaw EMS and will do any thing asked of him, {but don't tell his wife}. He is greeting every one at the show and going to present a mental health session, as well as other classes.

JASON WATT
IS A FORMER PARAMEDIC  FROM MOOSE JAW .  HE NOW CARRYS A DIFFERENT SET OF TOOLS ON HIS BELT. FROM THE HOLSTER SIZED DEFIB CALLED TAZER TO SOMTHING A LITTLE MORE LETHAL CALLED A GUN. THIS IS THE EQUIPMENT HE WILL BE TELLING US ALL HOW TO HANDLE SHOULD A POLICE OFFICER BE INJURED AND NO OTHER MEMBER IS THERE TO SECURE THESE WEAPONS.



 

 

Instructor information

 

Faculty: for 2016

  • Peter den Hollander, ACP, MD ambulance, Saskatoon
  • Marie Stimson – ICP - RQHR
  • Bryan Looker – PCP – Weyburn, HSE
  • Wendell – PCP – Redvers EMS
  • Robin Hol – PCP – Redvers EMS
  • Dustin VanDamme– ICP – Prairie Mountain Health , Virden
  • Wanda Brilz, ACP, MD ambulance Saskatoon
  • Jade Elkew – PCP – RQHR
  • Mike Hengstler – ACP – Saskpolytech
  • Mike Slater – ACP – Moose Jaw & District EMS
  • Daniel Lewis, ACP,  FR Instructor, Regina EMS
  • Robin Foct, ACP, RQHR EMS , Regina
  • Chris Munn – ACP – RQHR/Saskpolytech FR  Instructor,  RQHR EMS
  • Kathy Christmann – PCP – Procon Mining and coordinator/supervisor, Beechy-Demaine EMS
  • George Hleboff, ACP, SIAST,  RQHR EMS, Regina
  • Miranda Bradish, PCP, RQHR EMS, Regina
  • Gloria Kish – ACP – Kipling EMS
  • Reece Cayer -PCP-Carlyle - DMAC.

 

  We wish to thanks our past instructors though they  may not be here this year

  we thank them and hope to see them back in the future

  • Lana Nargang-Schenher, ICP, Indian Head EMS
  • Darin Derbyshire, ICP, M.D. Ambulance, Saskatoon
  • Donnita Derbyshire, ACP, M.D. Ambulance, Saskatoon
  • Brad Nelson, ACP, M.D. Ambulance, Saskatoon
  • Mike Slater, ACP, FR, EMR Instructor, SIAST, Moose Jaw & District EMS
  • Denielle Golding, PCP, M.D. Ambulance, Saskatoon
  • Pat Morris, CCP, M.D. Ambulance, Saskatoon
  • Jon Antal, ACP, SIAST, RQHR EMS,  stars
  • Kyle Sereda, ACP, SIAST, Moose Jaw & District EMS
  • Lacie Mckenzie, PCP  FR/EMR Instructor, Moose Jaw & District EMS
  • Leanne Anderson, PCP, HSE, Weyburn
  • Faron Nakaska, ACP, M.D. Ambulance, Saskatoon
  • Matt McGurk, ACP, MD ambulance, Saskatoon
  • Scott Debienne, ICP, Carrot river
  • Sharon Teske, PCP ,FR/EMR Instructor, Soo Line Ambulance, Milestone
  • Louis Michaud, PCP Gravelbourge EMS
  • Frasier Gibson,PCP hutch Ambulance, Assiniboia
  • Mike Hengstler, ACP, SIAST, Moose Jaw & District EMS
  • Bryan Looker, PCP, HSE, Weyburn
  • Lois McVicar, EMT, Saskatoon SIAST, Saskatoon
  • Roger Irvine,  PCP, Indian Head EMS
  • PETER LAZZARA, NREMT-P, BS

    Peter is a 25 year veteran in EMS and is currently a Paramedic-in-Charge with the Chicago Fire Department. As a former teacher at a large all boys' School, Peter brings years of classroom experience to his presentations. He presently is an adjunct instructor with Chicago City Wide Colleges, Gateway Community College, Racine Wisconsin and Loyola University Medical Center. Pete served for six years as EMS coordinator at Children's Memorial Hospital of Chicago where he gained outstanding experience in the field of pediatrics. He also has several years of critical care transport experiences as a flight medic with Loyola University Medical Center's LifeStar Aeromedical Program.

    He is the founder and President of EMSed, an educational company specializing in EMS educational concepts. He has received several awards for his work in the area of EMS including the Illinois Department of Public Health's Ron W. Lee, MD Memorial Award for "Excellence in Pediatric Care" as well as the Illinois Department of Child and Family Service's "Program Excellence Award". He is a nationally recognized speaker and presents at EMS conferences nationwide.

    BILL WEEKS

    Bill has spent 21 years working with M.D. Ambulance in Saskatoon as an ACP in various roles including operations supervisor, tactical medic, crew training and flight medic.  he is currently the Pandemic Planning Coordinator for the Saskatoon Health Region.

    RICK SMITH 

    well for those of you who have been at the conference before Rick is a dynamic speaker who keeps you interested no matter what. He is an instructor with Saskpolytech and will shurly have a tale or two to share with you on his subject matter...rick we took down yopur past picture sorry pal.
    BRETT HART

    MIKE HENGSTLER