Patricia L. Tritt, RN, MA is the Director of Instruction for AMR in Denver, Colorado. She has been involved in Emergency Medical Services and Trauma systems for over thirty years. Pat has been responsible for the administration of comprehensive EMS education programs for all levels of prehospital providers and she has also provided administrative direction for a Level I Trauma Center. Her experience and interests include program development and management. In 1985, she organized the Mayflower Crisis Support Team and has also coordinated the Colorado Crisis Support Network since inception in 1988. Pat is an International Critical Incident Stress Foundation faculty member and has trained crisis support teams across the United States and has presented training programs in Canada, Australia, Portugal, Ireland, and Singapore. She is a Certified Trauma Responder and a contributing author on stress and EMS issues for numerous emergency services texts. Pat has received: recognition from the State of Colorado for lifetime achievement and contributions to EMS: the C. J. Shanaberger Award; the 9 Who Care Award for her contributions as a leader of volunteer services in Colorado; the NAEMT President’s Leadership Award , the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation Cofounders Award for Collaborative Outreach in the Field of Crisis Response; the Third Annual Daniel L. Storer, MD Award for lifetime contributions to the EMS professions; the 2012 Swedish Medical Center Leadership Award, the Emergency Medical Services Association of Colorado Presidents Award and the National Association of EMS Educators Legends That Walk Among Us award.