Chuck Shepherd

Chuck Shepherd

FF/Paramedic, Captain, Provo City Fire Department

Captain Chuck Shepherd has worked for the Provo City Fire Department for 22 years as a firefighter and paramedic.  For 20 years he has served as a member of the State of Utah CISM Team and is an IAFF Certified CISM team member.  He is born and raised in Utah and has 4 children. Chuck enjoys camping, hiking, canyoneering, hunting, fishing, dirt bikin,g and traveling. Chuck has served as an adjunct instructor for the Utah Fire & Rescue Academy, EMS conference instructor,  UVMSRT member and lead captain for Provo Fire and Rescue. Chuck has a passion to fill the role of a peer support member and is rewarded by sharing his story with others of his experiences in EMS.

Hey, What About Me? I Want to Talk!

Cascade C

Learning about stress and how it affects the first responder community.  Signs to look for in our peers or family members that may indicate an increase in work-related stress.  Learn other options on how to cope and create coping mechanisms to reduce stress.  Present and discuss from personal experience as well as ideas from others facing […]

Advanced Basic
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Canyoneering – Avoiding Accidents and Tragedies

Cascade D

Canyoneering is traveling in canyons using a variety of techniques that may include other outdoor activities such as walking, scrambling, climbing, jumping, abseiling, and swimming.  This lecture will discuss the hazardous and common injuries encountered while canyoneering.  Understanding how a minor injury can cause major problems in the wilderness and how to avoid being injured.

Advanced Basic
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Hey, What About Me? I Want To Talk!

Cascade D

Learning about stress and how it affects the first responder community.  Signs to look for in our peers or family members that may indicate an increase in work-related stress.  Learn other options on how to cope and create coping mechanisms to reduce stress.  Present and discuss from personal experience as well as ideas from others facing […]

Advanced Basic
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SKEDS, KEDS & KTD’S – A Plethora of Packaging Pearls

Cascade D

Do you remember your first EMT book and the section on packaging??  Surfaces all nice and flat (or carpeted) with patients sporting perfectly pristine anatomy (add a little moulage).  Well, let’s get real!! Join us for a HANDS-ON experience of packing patients based on real cases.  You know the ones – motorcyclists with their leg wrapped around their […]

Advanced Basic
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Pre-Conference Workshop

Cascade D

SKEDS, KEDS & KTD’S – A Plethora of Packaging Pearls

Advanced Basic
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SKEDS, KEDS & KTD’S – A Plethora of Packaging Pearls

Cascade D

Do you remember your first EMT book and the section on packaging??  Surfaces all nice and flat (or carpeted) with patients sporting perfectly pristine anatomy (add a little moulage).  Well, let’s get real!! Join us for a HANDS-ON experience of packing patients based on real cases.  You know the ones – motorcyclists with their leg wrapped around their […]

Advanced Basic
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Pre-Conference Workshop

Cascade D

SKEDS, KEDS & KTD’S – A Plethora of Packaging Pearls

Advanced Basic
READ MORE