Larry Brewer

Larry BrewerLarry Brewer is an Assistant Professor for Emergency Medical Services in the Department of Health Sciences at Rogers State University.

Education

Paramedic Training
Tulsa Area Vocational Technical School

Emergency Medical Technician Training
South Oklahoma City Junior College

B.A., Economics and Business Administration/Psychology
Westminster College, Fulton, MO

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, EMS
2005-2014, Instructor, EMS
1993-2000, Instructor, Paramedic Technology
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 Paramedic with 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.

Credentials

  • 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