Fred Ellinger, Jr.

NREMT-P

Owner/Operator of SafeTec Training Services

Fred Ellinger, Jr., NREMT-P, is a nationally registered paramedic who has more than 20 years of experience in EMS operations, management, and instruction, as well as firefighting and rescue. He is the owner/operator of SafeTec Training Services, a Pennsylvania Bureau of EMS-approved continuing education sponsor and trainer for many healthcare agencies and corporations in the tri-state Pennsylvania area.

Mr. Ellinger serves as a flight paramedic for MidAtlantic MedEvac, Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa. He is an original/active medical specialist with Pennsylvania Urban Search and Rescue Response System’s PA Company 2 and the Bucks County Technical Rescue Task Force. He is the Mid-Atlantic regional course director for The Difficult Airway Course: EMS, and serves as a content committee member of Airway World (www.airwayworld.com), an airway management website.

He is also an accomplished author, having published the following most recent works:

EMS Responder: Best Practices: Airway Management of the Limited Access Patient.  Ellinger and Jaslow.  (2007).

Journal of Emergency Medical Services: A Tight Squeeze. Murphy and Ellinger. (2008).

EMS Magazine. Critical Care Transport Issues: Interfacility Transportation of a Patient on ECMO. Ellinger and Wydro. (2009)

Waypoint AirMed & Rescue: Stick in the Eye Guy. (2010, June)

EMS Responder: Managing the Airway Outside, Upside Down and Inside Out. (2010)

Waypoint AirMed & Rescue: Etomidate in HEMS. (2011, October)

Waypoint AirMed & Rescue: Unimproved Landing Zones. Ellinger and Schili (2012, February)

Waypoint AirMed & Rescue: Ask the Experts – Hazards of RSI without Paralysis. (2012, March)

Manual of Emergency Airway Management, 4th Edition: Chapter 28 Approach to the EMS Airway. Ellinger, Zane, Murphy (April, 2012)

Waypoint AirMed & Rescue: Ask the Experts – Successful Bag-Mask Ventilation in EMS. (2012, April)

Waypoint AirMed & Rescue: Ask the Experts – Cricoid Pressure Lay Off the Sellicks and BURP ‘Em! (2012, June)

Waypoint AirMed & Rescue: Ask the Experts – RSI Pitfalls – Proper Preoxygenation. (2012, July)

Waypoint AirMed & Rescue: Briefing for HEMS. (2012, September)

emsworld.com: Advancing Airway Management; Special Consideration for Non-Paralytic RSI Using Etomidate Only. (2013, September)

Disclosures: Mr. Ellinger is the Mid-Atlantic regional course director for The Difficult Airway Course: EMS, and he serves as a content committee member of Airway World.