Jeffrey obtained his B.Sc.N. (cum laude) from the University of Ottawa and RN license (College of Nurse of Ontario) in 2003. He currently is completing a Masters of Nursing at his alma mater. He also has completed individual nursing diplomas in emergency nursing, critical care nursing and perioperative nursing, plus nursing certificates in perianesthsia nursing and infection control & prevention. He has completed extensive coursework and training in emergency/disaster management and CBRNE.
Jeffrey has diverse work experience from pre-hospital care to critical care and held nursing licenses in BC and Quebec. He has worked with adult and pediatric populations in the fields of medical-surgical, emergency, ICU, PACU, mental health, infection control & prevention, and the operating room. The varied healthcare settings include large Canadian tertiary care centers, such as the TOH, CHEO, and VGH, and austere environments with the Canadian Armed Forces Health Services (CFHS), such as the Disaster Assistance Response Team (2005) and two combat tours (Role 3 hospital) in Kandahar, Afghanistan. He held the St John Ambulance provincial nursing officer post in Federal District (2003-2009) with care management of mass gatherings.
Jeffrey also has taught with many organizations, specifically the American Red Cross, the Canadian Red Cross, St John Ambulance, Heart and Stroke Foundation, Society of Trauma Nurses, ITLS International, and CFHS. He has instructorship in first aid, CPR, Emergency Medical Responder, BLS, ACLS, PALS, and ATCN. He is an experienced medical simulation facilitator and operator. He is an ATLS course coordinator for American College of Surgeons.