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Thursday, November 1 • 9:15am - 10:15am
Working Where the Road Ends: How Did I End up in Alaska?

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After a quarter of a century working in one of the most violent cities in one of the most densely populated states, I found myself working in a place where there are more caribou than people.  The culture, the risks, and resources are vastly different between these two regions - except for the fact that people still call 911. Doing resource management for a coverage area the size of West Virginia with less than a third of what I had for a single city provides a unique set of challenges.

Read more of Tracey Loscar's work on EMS World's website: "Guest Editorial: 10 Minutes of Kryptonite"

Read about EMS in Alaska here!

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Tracey Loscar, BA, NRP

EMS Operations Chief, Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) Borough EMS
Tracey Loscar, BA, NRP, FP-C, is the EMS Operations Chief at Matanuska-Susitna Borough Department of Emergency Services in Wasilla, Alaska. Her adventures started on the East Coast, where she spent 27 years serving as a paramedic, educator, and supervisor in Newark, NJ.  She is a... Read More →

Thursday November 1, 2018 9:15am - 10:15am CDT
Room 202AB