EMS Educators Roundtable – Accreditation, do we need it in paramedic education?

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The National Registry board considers removing US paramedic programs' requirement of accreditation & leaving it to the states. Will this lower the standard of quality or Is this the answer to solving a staffing crisis? Public comment period is open through Aug 17. Join the Roundtable Aug 9, 3PM CT / 4P ET, and learn about this controversial pivotal decision. 

About the Speakers:

Julianne Stevenson

Julianne fell into EMS "accidentally" but found a passion, and in EMS education, she found an avenue to truly impact change.  She holds a BS in Biomedical Science and an MS in Molecular Physiology and Biophysics.  She's been in EMS since 1997 and EMS education since 1998.  When she landed in the EMS Ed Program Director chair she was frustrated with documentation required for accreditation--existing options were clunky and of no real benefit to students. In light of these things and believing healthcare providers should be held to the highest possible standards, she founded a business aimed at helping EMS capture and maintain "Sterling Credentials."

Weston Davis, Area Director TX Division

Weston Davis is a leader in emergency services with more than 20 years of progressively responsible experience. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and has served in multiple leadership positions in fire and EMS. He is a licensed paramedic and EMS instructor serving as the Area Director of Texas operations for LifeNet EMS.

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