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Fledgling Instructors with Miguel Garcia, Nicole Smith, Bernhard Eisenbock, Brooke Dittfurth, Joanna Overton, and Diane Verreault

Jan 16, 2024|Dispatch in Depth

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A group of new IAED Instructors discuss their experiences taking the EMD and EFD Instructor courses. The guests are Miguel Garcia and Nicole Smith with the Sarasota County Fire Department in Florida, Bernhard Eisenbock with Notruf Niederösterreich in Lower Austria, Brooke Dittfurth with Acadian Ambulance Service in Texas, Joanna Overton with El Paso Regional Communications Center in Texas, and Diane Verrault with Groupe Alerte Santé in Quebec. They talk about their street experience in emergency response, things that surprised them as they’ve begun to teach, and advice for other people thinking about applying.

For Your Information: 
Miguel’s segment—1:33 
Nicole’s segment—11:35 
Bernhard’s (Bobby’s) segment—21:48 
Brooke’s segment—32:20 
Joanna’s segment—44:47 
Diane’s segment—55:52 

Listen to Eric Fayad talk about the Academy side of things:  

Listen to recent graduates of the Instructor Academy talk about their experiences:  

Email Eric with your questions: eric (dot) fayad (at) emergencydispatch (dot) org