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Jeff Dyar Jeff Dyar

Jeff T. Dyar, former EMS program chair at the National Fire Academy, is co-author of the Pearson textbook, Burnout to Balance: EMS Stress, along with Judi Light Hopson and Emma H. Hopson, R.N. He is also author of the Brady textbook, Emergency Care, published in 2004. Jeff has partnered with Hopson Global Education and Training to facilitate national stress management training for police/fire/EMS workers.


Jeff will work with Hopson Global Education and Training, and our affiliates, to design training for critical areas related to Homeland Security:

* Stress management education for healthcare workers to prepare for mass casualty care operations
* Curriculum development for college-level classes
* Seminar training and onsite consultation

Jeff has been honored at the White House for his leadership in emergency response during the September 11th attacks. He was honored at the White House on three separate occasions for his contributions to EMS and the Fire Services. He has received the James O. Page Lifetime Achievement Award, Reinvention of Government Award, and the Presidential Award.

At the National Fire Academy, Jeff served in these roles, among many others:

* Team Leader for Counter-terrorism
* EMS Program Chair

Large Event and Emergency Management Experience for Jeff Dyar

Big Thompson Flood, Loveland, Colorado
Oklahoma City Bombing
Flight 800 Air Disaster
Columbine High School Shooting
Operations Chief, FEMA Emergency Support Team--Blue
9-11 WTC Forward Coordinating Group
2002 Olympics

Instructional Experience

1976-1984 EMT Basic Training and Continuing Education Instructor
1980-1985 Vocational Ed Cert Instructor, EMT, Paramedic, and Fire Science
1980-1985 Hazardous Materials Management Consultant
1982-1988 Dive Rescue, Rope Rescue Trainer-Consultant
1985-1991 Established and Team Leader, Lake McConaughy Dive Rescue
1987-1992 Director, Creighton University Pre-hospital Education and Training
1992-2003, Chairman, Emergency Medical Services, Fire Fighter Health & Safety, National Fire Academy
1996-2002 Team Leader for Counter-Terrorism, National Fire Academy
1996-present The Far View Group, LLC

Course Development Experience

Management of EMS--National Fire Academy (NFA) 2000
Advanced Leadership Issues in EMS--NFA 2002
Incident Safety Officer--NFA 2004
Basic Life Support Responsde to Hazardous Materials Incidents NFA 5/95
Advanced Life Support Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents NFA 1999
Incident Command System for EMA--NFA 2005

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