Shane Croke, ACP
Shane has over 20 years experience in the EMS industry. He founded the Western Institute of Emergency Education (WIEE) in 2009 when it was know as Shane’s Emergency Medical Training Services Inc (SCEMTS). Over the last nine and a half years he has provided mobile medical and safety training all over Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Territories. He is certified to instruct and train instructors in a vast array of health and safety courses and programs through various organizations such as Heart and Stroke, Red Cross, NAEMT, Canadian Paediatric Society, ITLS Alberta and more.
His career started in 1996 with his local fire department as a First Responder. In 2000 Shane took his EMT-B in Saskatchewan. After several years working as EMT-B he took his EMT-A through SIAST in Saskatoon and then completed his ACP in 2006. He worked in a variety of areas in the health care field, such as Ground Ambulance, Fixed Wing, Emergency Facility Based and ICU. In 2010 Shane made the move to Alberta and continued to work ground ambulance out of Eastern Alberta. In 2011 Shane completed his Critical Care Transport Practitioner Course through the STARS Academy. In 2013 Shane joined the Management team with Prairie EMS and managed the Lamont and Andrew Divisions for 3 years.
In 2017 Shane moved into instructing EMS programs through Portage College Full time. Shane had been instructing with Portage college since 2011 as a casual instructor up to that point. In the Fall of 2017 Shane left Portage to take the lead role in The Western Institute of Emergency Education full time.