On tonight’s episode of the EMSEduCast learn about the Hutchinson Community College (HCC) EMS Field Operations Program. Greg, Rob, and Bill are joined tonight by Darrel Grubbs an EMS Instructor for HCC. We had a fascinating conversation about the set-up and running of the Field Operations Program – a unique day of mentored patient assessment, treatment, and transports for EMT and Paramedic students.
Darrel is a full time EMS Instructor for Hutchinson Community College. He has taught classes for going on 26 semesters. In addition to his regular EMT classes he has also taught Training Officer I& II classes and is certified as a Wilderness Medic, and WEMT Instructor involved in teaching wilderness medic education at HCC. Darrel received his EMS training at HCC and has been active in EMS education for over 17 years. He has a real passion for connecting with students through the use of structured lesson plans, supplemented by humor, innovation, and a very deep concern and ability to create learning opportunities. Darrel has been involved in patient care as a Paramedic for Reno County EMS. He can be found speaking to groups on subjects other than EMS such as, Cultural Diversity and History. Darrel serves on various committees concerning EMS and higher education, and is a board member of the KEMSA Educator Society.
- Hutchinson Community College EMS and Facebook
- Field Operations Day Video 1
- Field Operations Day Video 2