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Advanced Airway Cadaver Lab Faculty

February 3, 2018 

FREDRO C. KNIGHT, MD, FACEP

   

  •    Board Certified Emergency Medicine

  • Emergency Department Medical Director

  • EMS Academy Medical Director Covington, LA

  • Slidell Fire Department Medical Director 

  • Mandeville Fire Department Medical Director    

MATTHEW T. BERNARD, MD

Matthew T. Bernard is a practicing emergency medicine board certified physician and has nearly 10 years experience in directing Emergency Departments throughout Louisiana, including at the Touro Infirmary ED currently, and previously NO East ED, Lallie Kemp ED, and as the assistant director of Bogalusa ED.

 

He has received the highest awards for recognition in his company such as Medical Director of the Year numerous times in a very large nationwide ED contracting company.

 

He is from New Orleans, went to medical school at LSU in New Orleans and was the last class to start at Charity Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency.

 

Matthew T. Bernard lives in Mandeville, Louisiana with his wife and 2 children.  He continues to do research and publish articles working to improve patient care and quality.  He is currently in the process of writing a book and continues to lead the ED at the oldest operating hospital in New Orleans, Touro Infirmary.

RICHARD WATSON MD, FACEP

  • Emergency Medicine Physician

  • Emerge Medstaffing,  President and CEO

  • Board Certified Emergency Medicine

  • Developer of ED Nurse Practioner Program, Munster, IN


   

L.J. RELLE, BBA, NRP, CCP-C, FP-C

L.J. Relle is a career Firefighter/Paramedic serving the greater New Orleans area for over 12 years. He is a veteran responder of Hurricane Katrina and many other industrial and natural disasters. 

 

L.J. began his career in the fire service while he studied at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.  L.J. has performed various roles in high call volume Fire/EMS/Critical Care agencies, which have attributed to his experience and passion for improving response, training, and management in the realm of emergency medicine.

 

L.J. has a passion for teaching procedural skills, focusing on airway management, and is a nationally recognized procedural skills educator.  He currently serves as an EMS and AHA Instructor for a 167-member, internationally accredited Fire/EMS Agency. 

HAL B. LAMB, CRNA, MSNA

  • BSN-Southeastern Louisiana University

    •  MSNA- Charity School of Nurse Anesthetist/ Xavier University

  • Combat Medic> RN> CRNA  

    • 21 years Army Reserve , Combat Veteran, Retired as Major

  • Public Speaker since 1999  

    • Topics include: Motivation/ Team Work   

    • Business of Anesthesia

  • Retired Board Member of Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetist (LANA)

    • President- 2011

  • Notables- Student Nurse of the State, Louisiana, 1992 

    • Class President from Nursing school and  Anesthesia School  

    • Independent Practicing CRNA since 1998 in Rural hospital settings

BRIAN DIODENE, R.N., NREMT-P

  • Graduated from Charity Nursing School

  • ER RN for 16 years

  • American Heart Instructor: CPR, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS

  • Nationally Registered Paramedic for 10 years

  • State of Louisiana EMS Instructor