Will Chapleau EMT-P-RN TNS is the Manager of the Advanced Trauma Life Support program for the American College of Surgeons. He has been a Paramedic for over 30 years, a Trauma Nurse Specialist for 18 years and an EMS Educator for over 20 years. He has worked in the field as a paramedic/firefighter with over 13 years fire service experience including 6 years as Chief of Chicago Heights Fire Department. His nursing experience includes Trauma, Emergency Services and Intensive Care service. He has also coordinated college and hospital Basic and advanced Primary and secondary educational programs. He serves on the board of directors of the national Association of EMTs and has been the Chairman of the PreHospital Trauma Life Support Division since 1996. He also serves on the board of Directors of the National Association of EMS Educators and the Society of Trauma Nurses. He has also served as the Administrative Division Chair of The National Association of EMS Physicians. He has published several texts and numerous articles on EMS and Emergency Services and has lectured all over the world.
David Page, MS, NREMT-P, a native of Mexico, is a full time faculty member at Inver Hills Community College in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Dave started his EMS career in 1985 as a junior member of the Bethesda Chevy-Chase Rescue Squad outside of Washington D.C. and has been teaching paramedics since 1989. He has worked in Boston, Massachusetts; Fort Worth, Texas; and Denver, Colorado. Since 1989, Dave has served as a field paramedic for Allina Medical Transportation, a hospital-based emergency ambulance service in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul area. Dave loves to teach and to learn. He holds a master’s degree in experiential education from Minnesota State University, and bachelor degree in human services from Macalester College. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences focusing on clinical competency, research, web-based education, and crisis intervention. He is fluent in French, Spanish, and English.