Paramedic David Brenner is a Captain in the Holbrook Fire Department and has been providing advanced life support EMS services for over 4 decades. He is a New York State Certified Instructor/Coordinator and Regional Faculty who has taught EMT through Paramedic courses for Suffolk County EMS, Suffolk County Community College, and LaGuardia Community College. As Regional Faculty he has been training providers to be instructors for over thirty years. He holds instructor level certifications for BLS, ACLS, PALS, AMLS, PHTLS, GEMS. PTEP, Safety, and Community Paramedicine. He is particularly proud to be a co-author of the NAEMT’s Psychological Trauma in EMS Patients course. He has authored the 12-Lead ECG Made Clear and Simple course that he has presented in multiple settings. In the last 7 years, Captain Brenner has enjoyed delivering presentations at EMS conferences across the country. In addition to providing patient care and provider instruction, Captain Brenner has served on the county Regional Emergency Medical Services Council. During his tenure as vice-chair and chair, he lead the county through difficult times to ensure that patients received timely pre-hospital care. Captain Brenner has a BS in Physical Educations, an MS in Health and Physical Education, an MS in Special Education, and a Professional Degree in Educational Supervision and Administration. He has been recognized by the State University of New York’s Chancellor as a Teacher of Excellence.