Scott Tomek and Nicole Olson

Scott Tomek, MA, EMT-P has been a paramedic for 25 years with 23 of those at Lakeview Hospital EMS in Stillwater, Minnesota. He is a faculty member with the Century College Paramedic Program and wrote the curriculum for and served as the interim director of their Public Safety degree program.  He is a frequent contributor to EMS Magazine, a frequent presenter at EMS conferences in the Mid-West, and an educational consultant to fire and EMS services. He can be reached at

Nicole Olson is an undergraduate student at Mankato State University where she is majoring in Health Science with a minor in psychology. Her areas of interest are childhood obesity, nutrition, and endurance sports. She is an accomplished sub-4 hour marathoner. She can be reached at