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Heather Eccard - Meridian and Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Centers

Heather Eccard emerges from life-changing events to change her career path and now helps change the lives of others at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital.

Then: A student at the University of Tulsa who, after a series of personal events, changed her career direction. Through the Emergency Medical Technician Training at Meridian and Paramedic program at EOC, Heather has

  • Built a healthy portfolio of work experience, based upon new skills learned.
  • Progressed in her career path from work as a nursing assistant and an emergency room tech at Stillwater Medical Center to paramedic at Emergency Medical Services Authority ambulance services in Oklahoma City.
  • Flown as a member of the elite flight medic team with MediFlight, an emergency helicopter transport service, while working on a college degree.

Now: Heather earned a Registered Nursing degree in 2008 from Rose State College and works as an Intensive Care nurse at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital.

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