Pafford Medical Services
Paramedic & Educator
Eric Chase is a Nationally Registered, State licensed Paramedic who holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Mercyhurst University, Post- Secondary Teaching Certificate from University of Colorado and Critical Care Paramedic Course by the University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Eric is an EMS Instructor, AHA and ACLS Instructor.
Eric has held positions ranging from Clinical Services Manager, Field Training Officer, Flight Paramedic, Fire Paramedic. In his prior career, Eric has been an adjunct criminal justice instructor at Pikes Peak Community and Pueblo Community Colleges.
Eric is on the American Ambulance Association Education Committee & is past member of the National Association of EMS Educators, Cultural Competency Committee.
Eric has spoken at the OU Children’s Hospital Pediatric Conference, Explore Oklahoma Healthcare Summits, along with notable speakers; Dr. Peter Antevy, Rommie L Duckworth & Governor Frank Keating. Eric will be attending & presenting at conferences and EXPOs throughout 2020.
Eric is a frequent speaker on subjects; Improvisation and Simulation, Crew Resource Management, The Handoff, PTSD, and more.
“Put down your phone and look people in the eyes,” is a phrase that is oft repeated by parents, instructors, loved ones, and supervisors. With our cultural addiction to devices leading to dwindling interpersonal skills, EMS professionals who want to be in the ‘people business’ must actively learn skills that were never before considered a […]