Department of Health Sciences

Larry BrewerMr. Larry Brewer

Assistant Professor, Emergency Medical Services
Health Sciences Building, Room 140



  • Paramedic Training
    Tulsa Area Vocational Technical School, 1986
  • Emergency Medical Technician Training
    South Oklahoma City Junior College, 1981
  • B.A., Economics and Business Administration/Psychology
    Westminster College, Fulton, MO, 1980

Professional Experience

  • 2005-Present, Tulsa Life Flight, Flight Paramedic, Training Officer
  • 2003-2005, Paramedic in Trauma Emergency Center (Full-time)
  • 1999-2003, Education Specialist Teaching ACLS and PALS classes (PRN)
    St. Francis Health System, Tulsa, OK

  • 2014-Present, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medical Services
  • 2005-2014, Instructor, Emergency Medical Services Education Program
  • 1993-2000, Instructor, Paramedic Technology Program
    Rogers State University, Claremore, OK
    • Teach College-level EMT-Basic, Intermediate and Paramedic courses
    • Coordinate AHA Training Center

  • 2003-2006, Part-time Field Paramedic with ALS Provider, Paramedic in Emergency Department
    Tahlequah City Hospital EMS, Tahlequah, OK

  • 2003-2005, Flight Paramedicwith Critical Care Helicopter Service, Training Officer for Base
    EagleMed, Tahlequah, OK

  • 2001-2003, Senior EMS Coordinator
    • Responsible for daily operations of EMS Education program; assumed Director responsibilities in Director’s absence.
  • 2000-2003, EMS Instructor
    • Taught college-level EMT-Paramedic, Basic and Intermediate, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, other CE classes statewide; special projects as required
  • 2002-2003, Paramedic ER Tech III in Level 2 Trauma Center (PRN)
    Parkview Medical Center/Pueblo Community College, Pueblo, CO

  • 2001-2003, Field Paramedic (part-time)
    American Medical Response, Pueblo-Canon City, CO

  • 1988-2002, Critical Care Transport Paramedic, Helicopter and MICU; Transport Coordinator; MICU Operator; In-house Instructor
    AirEvac for Tulsa, Hillcrest Healthcare, Tulsa, OK

  • 1990-2000, Air Medical Specialist on fixed-wing air ambulance
  • 1992-1993, Director of Marketing and Patient Care Services
    AeroCare Medical Transport, Inc., Tulsa, OK

  • 1982-1987, EMT
  • 1987-1999, Paramedic, System Status Controller, Field Training Officer, Senior Training Officer, Field Operations Supervisor, Communications Supervisor
    Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA), Tulsa, OK

  • 1986-1988, Director/Paramedic
    Hominy Hospital EMS, Hominy, OK
    • Directed daily EMS operations, developed budgets; supervised up to 10 EMTs of all levels; Advanced Life Support Provider on emergency and non-emergency calls; Additional hospital duties: Respiratory Therapy, Phlebotomy, provided primary care in ER.


  • Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic, 1986
  • State of Oklahoma Licensed Paramedic, 1986
  • State of Oklahoma EMS Instructor, 1993
  • Instructor Educator, 2007
  • Licensed or Certified as a Paramedic in the following states: Colorado, Kansas, Arkansas, and Missouri
  • Basic Life Support National Faculty, 2007-present, American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Pediatric Basic Life Support National Faculty, 1997-1999, AHA
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Regional Faculty, AHA
  • ACLS-Experienced Provider Instructor, AHA
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Regional Faculty, AHA
  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support Provider and Instructor, NAEMT/American College of Surgeons
  • Member, National and Oklahoma EMT Associations
  • Assisted in the development and first Team Coordinator for the Special Operations Medical Team with the Tulsa Police Department Special Operations Team, 1991
  • Licensed Private Pilot