Chris Ebright is an Education Specialist with ProMedica Air and Mobile in Toledo, Ohio, managing all aspects of continuing EMS education for numerous EMS systems in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan. He has been a Nationally Registered paramedic for 25 years, providing primary EMS response along with land and air critical care transportation.
Chris has educated hundreds of first responders, EMT’s, paramedics, and nurses for 24 years with his trademark whiteboard artistry sessions. His former graduates include natives from the Cayman Islands and Australia. Chris’ passion for education is currently featured as a monthly article contributor, published on the Limmer Education website.
He has been a featured presenter at numerous local, state and national EMS conferences over the past 13 years, and enjoys travelling annually throughout the United States meeting EMS professionals from all walks of life.
Chris is a self-proclaimed sports, movie and rollercoaster junkie and holds Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Toledo in Toledo, Ohio.
Parents do not know that inhalants – cheap, legal, and accessible products, are as popular as marijuana. Even fewer know the deadly effects the poisons in these products have on the brain and body when inhaled. It’s like playing Russian Roulette – the user can die the 1st, 10th, or 100th time a product is […]
Seizures are a fairly common medical emergency. Most are brief and self-limited – typically stopping on their own in less than a few minutes and present a low risk of patient harm. There are many types of seizures, which range in severity, and vary by where and how they begin in the brain. Astute recognition […]
Sepsis is a common clinical syndrome caused by an unchecked inflammatory response to infection. Several diseases closely resemble a septic presentation by mimicking their clinical pathophysiology. If these various conditions are not taken into consideration while examining a patient with a potential diagnosis of sepsis, there is a higher potential for increased mortality and morbidity. […]
Managing injuries to the neck can be both complex and challenging for the pre-hospital provider, as it is the location for many vital structures. Many of these structural injuries carry with them a high probability of morbidity and mortality. Whether the injury is blunt or penetrating, the EMS provider must maintain a high index of […]
As a pre-hospital care provider, on average, you are seven times more likely to encounter a patient diagnosed with autism. It is not one condition, but rather a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and non-verbal communication. As a result, these patients can present to EMS providers with […]
Sports-related concussions are serious, widely prevalent, and often under-reported traumatic brain injuries. This presentation discusses the pathophysiology and sequelae of concussion as well as proper identification, evaluation, and patient management. Severe, moderate, and even mild concussions have a high potential for significant long-term deleterious effects on an athlete. Extensive anatomical and physiological damage may be […]