William J. Leggio, EdD, Jr
William J. Leggio, Jr, EdD

William J. Leggio, Jr, EdD

Assistant Professor
College of Professional Studies

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Emergency Medicine

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Education

  • Doctor of Education in Interdisciplinary Leadership Creighton University, Graduate School – Omaha, Nebraska: 12/2013
  • Master of Science in Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Creighton University, School of Law, Werner Institute, and Graduate School – Omaha, Nebraska: 12/2010
  • Bachelors of Science in Emergency Medical Services Creighton University, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions – Omaha, Nebraska: 8/2009

Certifications

Licensure:
  • Paramedic, Critical Care Endorsement, State of Iowa Department Public Health PS-99-507-96
  • Paramedic, State of Nebraska Department Health and Human Services #3359
  • EMS Instructor, State of Nebraska Department Health and Human Services #505
Certification:
  • Paramedic, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians P802187
  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support, NAEMT, Instructor
  • American Heart Association: BLS, ACLS, and PALS Instructor
  • Fire Fighter 1, Nationally Certified, Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Leggio, W., Acker, P., Newberry, J., & Lindquist, B. (2017). EMS Systems in Lower-Middle Income Countries Face Development Challenges. Journal of Emergency Medical Services, 42(8), 21-22.
    , Journal of Emergency Medical Services, 42(8), 21-22, 2017
  • Leggio, W. J., Miller, M. G. (2017). Homeless Patients & EMS: An Example for Needing Affective Education in EMS. Domain 3: National Association of EMS Educators, 10-12. , Domain3, Summer, 10-12, 2017
  • Leggio, W. & Snodgrass, A. (2017). A Small-Town Department with a Big City Commitment: An Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Case Study. Journal of Emergency Medical Services, 42(1), 38-40., Journal of Emergency Medical Services, 42(1), 38-40, 2017
  • Leggio, W., Greenheck, R., & Rappolt, A. (2017). Creighton University Interdisciplinary MCI Drill Prepares Paramedic and Nursing Students for Safe and Effective Care. Journal of Emergency Medical Services, 42(3), 60-63., Journal of Emergency Medical Services, 42(3), 60-63, 2017
  • Leggio, W. J., Mobrad, A., Martin, J. R., Samarkandi, O., Mubarak, A., Abdulqader, N., & Strehlow, M. (2017). Influence of Family on Saudi Arabian Emergency Medical Services Students. Irish Journal of Paramedicine, 2(1), 1-6., Irish Journal of Paramedicine, 2(1), 1-6, 2017
  • Leggio, W. J., Mobrad, A., D’Alessandro, K. J., Krtek, M. G., Alrazeeni, D. M., Sami, M. A., & Raynovich, W. (2016). Experiencing Hajj: A Phenomenological Qualitative Study of Paramedic Students. Australasian Journal of Paramedicine, 13(4), 01-09., Australian Journal of Paramedicine, 13(4), 01-09, 2016
  • Leggio, W. J., Varner, L., & Wire, K. (2016). Patient Safety Organizations and Emergency Medical Services. Journal of Allied Health, 45(4), 274-277. PMID: 27915360, Journal of Allied Health, 45(4), 274-277, 2016
  • Salleh, H. M. B., Tom, M. A., Ahmed, Y., Leggio, W. J., & Abdulqader, N. F. (2016). Out of Hospital Pediatric Cardiac Arrest: Prospective Study from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Biosciences Biotechnology Researc Asia, 13(1), 569-572, Biosciences Biotechnology Research Asia, 13(1), 569-572, 2016
  • Bin Salleeh, H. M., Gabralla, K. A., Leggio, W. J., & Al Aseri, Z. A. (2015). Out-of-hospital adult cardiac arrest in a university hospital in central Saudi Arabia. Saudi Medical Journal, 36(9), 1071-75. doi:10.15537/smj.2015.9.12081, Saudi Medical Journal, 36(9), 1071-75, 2015
  • Leggio, W. J., D’Alesandro, K. J. (2015). Support for Interdisciplinary Approaches in Emergency Medical Services Education. Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership, 1(1), 60-65. doi:10.17062/CJIL.v1i1.11, Creighton Journal of Interdisciplinary Leadership, 1(1), 60-65, 2014
  • Leggio, W. J. (2014). The Profile of an Emergency Medical Services Leader: A Multi-National Qualitative Study. International Paramedic Practice, 4(2), 32-37, International Paramedic Practice, 4(2), 32-37, 2014
  • Leggio, W. J. (2014). The State of Leadership Education in Emergency Medical Services: A Multi-National Qualitative Study. Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 29(5), 478-483.doi:10.1017/S1049023X14000867, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, 29(5), 478-483, 2014
  • Leggio, W. J. (2014). Objectives of Community Oriented and Based Education Applied to Community Paramedicine. Journal of Contemporary Medical Education, 2(3), 192-198. doi:10.5455/jcme.20140716062857, Journal of Contemporary Medical Education, 2(3), 192-198, 2014
  • Leggio, W., Krtek, M., Najjar, A., Binsalleh, H., Alrazeeni, D., & Fouda, K. (2014). Simulated Mass Casualty Incident Training for Paramedic Students: An Experience from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Journal of Emergency Medical Services: Simulation Integration Editorial Supplement, 16, 14-19, Journal of Emergency Medical Services, 16 (Supplement), 14-19, 2014
  • Leggio, W. J. (2013). Is the Bar for Entry into the Practice of EMS Too Low? A Reflection from the Inside and Outside. Domain 3: National Association of EMS Educators, 18-25, National Association of EMS Educators, 3, 18-25, 2013
  • D’Alenssandro, K., Leggio, W., & Al Mubarek, H. (2013). World’s Largest Gathering: Muslim Mass Pilgrimage Poses EMS Logistical & Planning Challenges. Journal of Emergency Medical Services, 38(9), 52-57, Journal of Emergency Medical Services, 38(9), 52-57, 2013

Publications

  • Lippert, J., Kozlowski, I., Leggio, W., Miller, M., & Ernest, E. (2017). Role of Cadaver Laboratory in Paramedic Education at Creighton University. CHI-Trauma Symposium, Omaha, NE., 2017
  • Vosper, M., Batt, A., Berry, J., Dinsch, J., Fentress., Gallert, E., Leggio, W., Liu, X., Reinfeld, P., Shaw, E., Silter, T., & Walsh, K. (2016). Can you fail your way to success? Do one or more formative examination failures predict a summative examination failure?Poster presented at the annual conference of National Association of EMS Educators, Dallas, TX., 2016
  • Cherney, I., & Leggio, W. (2014). Creation of an Open Access Interdisciplinary Leadership Journal. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Leadership Association, San Diego, CA., 2014
  • Leggio, W. J. (2013). How Leadership is Learned in Emergency Medical Services: A Qualitative Study Among Emergency Medical Service Providers From Multiple Nations Working in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.   (Doctoral dissertation, Creighton University). Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/10504/46833., Creighton University, 2013

Presentations

  • Patient Safety Bootcamp, Center for Patient Safety, Kansas City, Missouri, 11/2017
    • EMS Agenda 2050: Focused Disucssion on Safety
    • Improved Approaches Regarding Safety in EMS Education and Certification
    , 2017
  • Nebraska Statewide EMS Conference - Summer 2017
    • Crew Resource Management
    • Patient Safety and Evidence Based Practice
    • EMS Agenda 2050: Envision the Future - General Session
    , 2017
  • International Conference on Advance Clinical Simulation: Excellence in Training and Medical Education Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences; Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2014
    • Supporting Interdisciplinary Simulated Training in Healthcare
    • Incorporating Human Actors Into Simulated Education
    , 2014
  • 2nd Saudi EMS Forum: Postgraduate & Research King Saud University; Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2014
    • Creating a Simulated MCI Scenario for EMS Students
    , 2014

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Emergency Medical Services
    Interdisciplinary Practice
    Patient Safety
    Leadership

Awards and Honors

  • Member, Alpha Sigma Nu Jesuit Honor Society, 2014