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Wednesday, October 31 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Storytelling in EMS

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Throughout history, cultures have been defined by the stories passed down through generations. With a vibrant culture of its own, EMS is no different.  Our profession is filled with endless opportunities for remarkable stories, myths, and even legends. In this humorous and entertaining presentation, we will examine some of these stories, discuss the reasons that we feel compelled to share, analyze the risks and the benefits, and consider the impact that storytelling has on the EMS culture we are creating every day.

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Gary Heigel, BA, Paramedic

Department Chair of Emergency Services and Paramedic Program Director, Rogue Community College
Gary is the Department Chair of Emergency Services and the Paramedic Program Director at Rogue Community College in Southern Oregon. Gary has been a paramedic since 1984 and has extensive experience in both urban and rural EMS systems. He has been a Paramedic, Field Training Officer... Read More →

Wednesday October 31, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm CDT
Room 101CD