Tom Bouthillet is a Fire Captain / Paramedic with Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue in South Carolina where he is the Cardiac Care Program Manager of his department. He is Editor-in-Chief of EMS12Lead.com, ECGMedicalTraining.com, and ACLSMedicalTraining.com. He was Co-Producer of the Code STEMI Web Series and Author of the 12-Lead ECG Challenge app by Limmer Creative. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of EMS World Magazine and author of the EMS 12-Lead column at EMS1.com. He has taught nationally in the Critical Care Transport (CCEMT-P) program out of UMBC and his writings have been referenced in the American Heart Journal, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Interventions and the EP Lab Digest. Tom is interested in patient safety, human factors, simulation, team dynamics, process improvement, and system performance.

Tom Bouthillet is a Fire Captain / Paramedic with Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue in South Carolina where he is the Cardiac Care Program Manager of his department. He is Editor-in-Chief of EMS12Lead.com, ECGMedicalTraining.com, and ACLSMedicalTraining.com. He was Co-Producer of the Code STEMI Web Series and Author of the 12-Lead ECG Challenge app by Limmer Creative. He is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of EMS World Magazine and author of the EMS 12-Lead column at EMS1.com. He has taught nationally in the Critical Care Transport (CCEMT-P) program out of UMBC and his writings have been referenced in the American Heart Journal, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Interventions and the EP Lab Digest. Tom is interested in patient safety, human factors, simulation, team dynamics, process improvement, and system performance.

Eric Bauer is the founder | CEO and lead educator for FlightBridgeED, LLC. He has worked in the EMS field for 25 years with the past 14 years spent in the HEMS industry. Eric is an internationally recognized author, speaker and educator and holds a Bachelors Degree in Business - Health Care Administration and a Masters of Business Administration - MBA. He's currently working on his Doctoral Degree Ed.D. in Higher Education | Adult Learning. He currently works as a Clinical Education Manager for the largest air medical provider in the world.  He has spoken on many critical care topics as an educator, and has authored and published 100 critical care podcasts related to the pre-hospital critical care industry, with over 1 million downloads in the first 4 years of publication. He has developed a passion for all things ventilator management and is asked to consult on the subject on multiple levels related to pre-hospital EMS and HEMS around the world.  His most recent work has focused on writing and publishing the #1 Best Seller:  Ventilator Management - A Pre-Hospital Perspective". His love and passion for teaching is the founding basis for establishing FlightBridgeED, LLC!b

Eric Bauer is the founder | CEO and lead educator for FlightBridgeED, LLC. He has worked in the EMS field for 25 years with the past 14 years spent in the HEMS industry. Eric is an internationally recognized author, speaker and educator and holds a Bachelors Degree in Business - Health Care Administration and a Masters of Business Administration - MBA. He's currently working on his Doctoral Degree Ed.D. in Higher Education | Adult Learning. He currently works as a Clinical Education Manager for the largest air medical provider in the world.  He has spoken on many critical care topics as an educator, and has authored and published 100 critical care podcasts related to the pre-hospital critical care industry, with over 1 million downloads in the first 4 years of publication. He has developed a passion for all things ventilator management and is asked to consult on the subject on multiple levels related to pre-hospital EMS and HEMS around the world.  His most recent work has focused on writing and publishing the #1 Best Seller:  Ventilator Management - A Pre-Hospital Perspective". His love and passion for teaching is the founding basis for establishing FlightBridgeED, LLC!b

With over 20 years experience with the U.S. Army and Army National Guard in which Aaron retired as a SERGEANT First Class, Aaron focused on small unit assignments with reconnaissance, light infantry, and Special Forces support.

In addition, Aaron spent time in Unit Development where he prepared fighting units to deploy for combat.  Aaron’s duties often included leadership development, close quarter battle, direct action, reconnaissance, sniper, designated marksmen, and combat medicine.

Aaron has been deployed in many areas throughout the world and has served multiple deployments to Iraq. While serving with the 10th Mountain Division, Aaron began perfecting his rock climbing, ice climbing, and mountaineering techniques. Very soon after, Aaron became a guide in the High Peaks Region of the New York adirondack Mountains.  It was during this time that Aaron started following his passion in pre-hospital medicine focusing on backcountry rescue and critical care.

Aaron’s medical career eventually lead him out of the mountains and into New York City where he became a critical care and tactical paramedic supporting NYPD ESU.  Aaron then moved to the south and took a position with Grady EMS in Atlanta. During his tenure with GEMS, Aaron co-founded the Special Operations Paramedic Team with a mission focus on tactical medicine supporting Atlanta Police Department SWAT and the Bio-Safety Transport Team with Emory University supporting the CDC of Atlanta.  This team was responsible for the first transport of a confirmed Ebola patient in the United States as well as many other undisclosed assignments.

Aaron’s career spans over 35 years and he now focuses on operating his own full-time school called Valkyries Austere Medical Solutions & Consultants that provides training and consulting focused on wilderness, tactical, bio-safety and pre-hospital care.

Aaron will be offering education on the topic of tactical casualty care

Mr. Walchok will be offering education on the topic of Paramedic antibiotic use in the presence of suspected sepsis

Jason Walchok NRP, FP-C is currently the Training and Education Coordinator for Greenville County EMS, in South Carolina. Originally from southwest Florida, Jason practiced as an FTO Firefighter Paramedic for the City of North Port. Jason Has 14 years of EMS experience in both fire based and 3rd service EMS organizations. his focus is advancing the field of prehospital medicine through evidence based medicine and education. During his tenure at Greenville County EMS he has been instrumental in implementing a sepsis protocol which includes paramedic administration of antibiotics. Jason has written several articles on the topic of paramedic antibiotic use and is presenting two posters at the NAEMSP annual meeting this january.

Sean Eddy has been involved in EMS for over 14 years. He currently works as a field paramedic, field training officer, tactical paramedic and EMS dispatcher. He teaches EMS career survival by promoting the 3 essential ingredients to a successful career: healthy minds, healthy bodies and healthy wallets. Sean is an Aries and enjoys long walks on the beach. Connect with him at Medic Madness

Sean Eddy has been involved in EMS for over 14 years. He currently works as a field paramedic, field training officer, tactical paramedic and EMS dispatcher. He teaches EMS career survival by promoting the 3 essential ingredients to a successful career: healthy minds, healthy bodies and healthy wallets. Sean is an Aries and enjoys long walks on the beach. Connect with him at Medic Madness

Aaron Dix is the Director of the Greenville Healthcare Simulation Center. He has a MBA in Healthcare Management, is a Nationally Certified EMS Educator, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator, Certified Community Paramedic, and has over 20 years of EMS experience. Prior to becoming Director, he was the Training Coordinator for the largest and busiest EMS system in South Carolina managing the clinical care and education of over 500 EMTs, paramedics, and fire-fighters. In addition to his duties at the simulation center, he remains a practicing paramedic with Pickens County EMS, Clear Spring Fire Rescue, and is an active member of the Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Council in South Carolina.

Aaron Dix is the Director of the Greenville Healthcare Simulation Center. He has a MBA in Healthcare Management, is a Nationally Certified EMS Educator, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator, Certified Community Paramedic, and has over 20 years of EMS experience. Prior to becoming Director, he was the Training Coordinator for the largest and busiest EMS system in South Carolina managing the clinical care and education of over 500 EMTs, paramedics, and fire-fighters. In addition to his duties at the simulation center, he remains a practicing paramedic with Pickens County EMS, Clear Spring Fire Rescue, and is an active member of the Emergency Medical Services for Children Advisory Council in South Carolina.