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Dr. Karen Schill, DNP, APN-C, FNP-BC, ENP-C, CEN, CFRN, NREMT-P, has more than twenty years of experience in the prehospital setting, ranging from basic life support, paramedicine, and air and ground critical care transport. She teaches prehospital courses with the Atlantic Mobile Health Training Center Dr. Schill spent twelve years as a bedside emergency nurse and continues to work as an advanced practice nurse in a Level 1 Trauma Center. She presently works as a full-time assistant professor clinical instructor in the Rutgers School of Nursing FNP in Acute Emergency Care program.

Hospital for Advanced Medicine and Surgery (HAMS)

Department of ER/Prehospital Care

Kathmandu, Nepal

EMS Subject Expert/Strategist for Clarion Events Fire & Rescue Group. Servant Leader, Professional Educator, Author, and Textbook Contributor. Critical Care EMT- Paramedic and Nationally Registered Paramedic, with an Associate Degree in Emergency Medical Science, a Bachelor’s in Health Science and EMS Management, a Master’s Degree in Education with doctoral-level work as part of an Education Specialist Degree and in Dissertation phase for Doctorate in Education. Background includes EMS educator with over 20 years of experience in both on site and online programs, EMS shift supervisor, field training officer and team leader, over 20 years of field paramedic and six years of critical care transport experience along with seven years of military experience in a leadership position with rapid-deployments units.

Lieutenant R. Elliott Guinn is a critical care paramedic and has been involved in EMS for over 20 years. He has been with the Rio Rancho Fire Rescue for the past 14 years and is currently assigned as a senior “Medcom,” a small specially trained paramedic program responding to high acuity calls to over 100,000 people.

Eric M. Rottenberg, AAS, is a graduate of the Columbus Technical Institute with a paramedic degree. He has worked at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center since 1988, where he has studied CPR and intubation research. He has spent several years reviewing manuscripts for the American Journal of Emergency Medicine and received reviewer recognition in 2019 after completing his 80th review.

Evan D. Schmitz, MD is a board certified pulmonary and critical care physician and the inventor of the AIROD®.

Gina Farquharson, RRT-NPS, MBA, MS, CPPS is a registered respiratory therapist and paramedic instructor in Massachusetts and teaching capnography for almost 20 years.  She is currently a senior consultant for Capnography at Medtronic.

Glen Keating is an airway enthusiast from Columbus, Ohio. Glen is paramedic in charge of quality improvement for a suburban EMS system north of Columbus and spent 11 years as a respiratory therapist at a Level-One trauma center in Columbus. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in emergency medical care from Eastern Kentucky University and is an Ohio EMS Instructor with a special focus on airway and ventilation management. He is the owner of PreHospital Elements, LLC., an EMS education and quality improvement firm based in Ohio.

Greg Chapman, BS, RRT, CCEMT-P, is a faculty member of the International Prehospital Medicine Institute and Director of the Center for Prehospital Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Gregory K. Spratt, BS, RRT, CPFT is the Director of Market Development at Medtronic.

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