LCCC EMS

LCCC EMS ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETS-The Luzerne County Community College Emergency Medical Services program advisory committee met recently at the College’s Educational Conference Center. The advisory committee is comprised of staff from clinical and field sites. Members of the College’s EMS program updated the committee members on the progress and status of the LCCC paramedic program including recent equipment upgrades, program survey results, retention, and job placement information. Shown are, front from left: Joseph Ambrogio, paramedic student, LCCC; Thomas Lewis, clinical specialist, paramedic program, LCCC; Darlene Murawski, clinical coordinator, paramedic program, LCCC; Dr. Deborah Vilegi Payne, Mountain Top, dean, nursing and health sciences, LCCC; Jessica Hertzeg, nursing instructor, staff development, Lehigh Valley Hospital -Hazleton; Jay Delaney, fire chief, Wilkes-Barre Fire Department; Jack Lasky, EMS coordinator, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center; Marty Mahon, paramedic, Geisinger Life Flight; and Danielle Leshko, staff development, Lehigh Valley Hospital -Hazleton. Row two: Lisa Babbish, EMS assistant, LCCC; Sandra Rochon, Mountain Top, clinical nurse specialist, Wilkes-Barre General Hospital; Mark Ercolani, director, EMS program, LCCC; Christopher Keats, coordinator, EMT program, LCCC; Phillip Hamilton, director of operations, Trans Med; Bob Roth, class coordinator, paramedic program, LCCC; Scott Seeherman, public sector; David Schoenwetter, medical director, EMS program, LCCC; Stephen Fish, operations manager, Cottage Hose Ambulance; and Michele Cassic, director, education department, Lehigh Valley Hospital -Hazleton.