Jeff Messerole is the clinical instructor and American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center coordinator at Spencer Hospital in Northwest Iowa. Messerole brings 36 years of experience as an Army Medic (honorably discharged and decorated), EMT and Paramedic. His other professional memberships and involvement include: Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) and Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Affiliate Faculty; contributing author and editor to the AMLS textbook; contributor to the ACLS–EP program; AHA National Volunteer; Iowa/Nebraska Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Chair; and Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS and ACLS EP Regional Faculty. He is an instructor or course coordinator for these and many other courses focused on pediatric and geriatric patients, as well as Hazmat, Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and Terrorism, and a frequent speaker at EMS Conferences.
Messerole serves on the Iowa EMS Advisory Council, AHA STEMI Task Force, and the Iowa Quality Assurance Standards and Protocol Committee. Active in NAEMT and the Iowa EMS Association, Messerole also serves as the Northwest Iowa Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Team Leader and on the Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT). He is also adjunct faculty for several community colleges and a reviewer and contributor to several publishing companies.