Carla is an Advanced Care Paramedic and the Deputy Chief of Professional Development and Quality Assurance for Medavie Health Services West (MHSW) in Saskatoon. She has been involved in education and professional development since 2007 with roles of Professional Development Officer, instructor for Paramedic Programs at Sask. Polytech and lead instructor for Medavie HealthEd ACP.
Carla’s passion for education and professional development led her to complete her Certificate and Adult Education as well as her Bachelor of Applied Health Science – Paramedic. She also holds instructor certifications in ACLS, PALS, BLS, PEPP, ITLS and TLR. Carla has also been a Peer Fitness Trainer certified through the IAFF since 2011, and has led many initiatives promoting health and fitness in the workplace.
Carla is involved in numerous committees promoting paramedicine both locally and nationally. These include local work around improving stroke, STEMI and trauma care. She has sat on education committees for the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics and International Trauma Life Support – Saskatchewan chapter, and is also a current ACP Lead for the Canadian Organization of Paramedic Regulators (COPR) Examination Maintenance Committee.