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Dennis Edgerly, EMT-P

Dennis Edgerly began his EMS career in 1987 as a volunteer firefighter EMT. He completed his paramedic education in 1989 and went to work for Reed Ambulance in Denver, Colo. During his time with Reed, he was promoted to a supervisory position. In 1992, he began teaching part time in an EMT basic program. In 1999, he was named the instructor/coordinator of the year by the state of Colorado, and in 2004, was awarded the instructor of the year by the Colorado Symposium on Emergency Care. Currently he's the paramedic education coordinator for the paramedic education program at HealthONE EMS. He's a frequent presenter at EMS conferences around the country and a content reviewer and contributing author for several EMS texts.
 

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