Diedra Blankenship

Professor, EMS 12 Month


Courses Taught
  • EMSP 1160 – Clinical EMT
  • EMSP 1162 – Clinical
  • EMSP 1263 – Clinical Paramedic
  • EMSP 1355 – Trauma Management
  • EMSP 1356 – Patient Assessment and Airway Management
  • EMSP 1438 – Introduction to Advanced Practice
  • EMSP 1501 – Emergency Medical Services
  • EMSP 2135 – Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • EMSP 2260 – Clinical Paramedic
  • EMSP 2430 – Special Populations
  • EMSP 2434 – Medical Emergencies
  • EMSP 2460 – Clinical Paramedic
  • EMSP 2544 – Cardiology
  • EMSP 1147 – Pediatric Life Support
  • EMSP 2305 – EMS Operations
  • EMSP 2243 – Assessment Based Management
  • EMSP 2306 – Pharmacology
Education
  • UT Health - San Antonio - BS, Emergency Health Sciences
  • McLennan Community College - AAS, Paramedicine
  • McLennan Community College - Certificate, Paramedic
Teaching Experience
  • Temple College, Professor 3/2017-present
  • Hill College, Director/Coordinator/Instructor, 2/2008-3-2017
  • Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Advanced Instructor, 2006-2019
  • Air-Evac Lifeteam, CE Instructor, 2005-2006
  • San Marcos/Hays County EMS, Inc, Instructor/CE Instructor 2001-2005
  • Travis County Fire Control, CE Instructor 1998-2005
Professional Experience
  • Temple College, Professor, 3/2017-present
  • Hill College, Director/Coordinator/Instructor, 2/2008-3/2017
  • Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, ER Tech, 2006-2008
  • AirEvac Lifeteam, Flight Paramedic, 2005-2006
  • Wimberly EMS, Field Paramedic, 2001-2005
  • San Marcos/Hays Co EMS, Inc, Field Training Officer, 2000-2005
  • North Hays Co EMS, Field Paramedic, 2000-2001
  • Travis County Fire Control, EMS Coordinator, 1997-2005
Professional Presentations
  • Both Sides of the Stretcher, Texas EMS Conference 2019
  • Education Mentors, Texas EMS Educators Summit 2019
  • Port Aransas EMS Conference, MC 2018
  • Think Outside the Box, Texas EMS Educators Summit 2018
  • Round Table, Texas EMS Educators Summit 2017
  • AHA Guidelines update, Port Aransas EMS Conference 2016
  • Round Table (What did we learn last year and used), Texas EMS Educators Summit 2016
  • Pediatric Assessment, Port Aransas EMS Conference 2015
  • TAEMSE beginings, Texas EMS Educators Summit 2015
Awards
  • 2019 Texas Dept of State Health Services, EMS Educator of the Year
Research Interests
  • EMS Degrees