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    Lackawanna CollegeCurrent NewsCampus NewsEMS Academy earns Basic Life Support accreditation, to begin EMT/EMR training

    EMS Academy earns Basic Life Support accreditation, to begin EMT/EMR training

    Shown are, from left, Lackawanna College EMS Academy Coordinator Candace Burcheri, EMS Academy Director Brent Parry, EMS Academy faculty member Robert Rutkowski, EMS Academy Program Director Cheryl MacDonald-Sweet, Emergency Medical Services of Northeast PA EMS Director John Campos, Lackawanna College Dean of Allied Health Lynn DeSanto, Scranton Fire Department Chief Patrick DeSarno, and Scranton Fire Department Deputy Chief Al Lucas.

    Shown are, from left, Lackawanna College EMS Academy Coordinator Candace Burcheri, EMS Academy Director Brent Parry, EMS Academy faculty member Robert Rutkowski, EMS Academy Program Director Cheryl MacDonald-Sweet, Emergency Medical Services of Northeast PA EMS Director John Campos, Lackawanna College Dean of Allied Health Lynn DeSanto, Scranton Fire Department Chief Patrick DeSarno, and Scranton Fire Department Deputy Chief Al Lucas.

    SCRANTON, Pa. – The EMS Academy at Lackawanna College recently received an accreditation in Basic Life Support from Emergency Medical Services of Northeast PA.

    The EMS Academy will also offer Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) courses to the public and emergency service organizations. The Academy is currently offering EMR training to members of the Scranton Fire Department.

    The Lackawanna College EMS Academy offers the programs that aspiring paramedics and emergency medical technicians need to be successful in the workforce. For more information, visit www.lackawanna.edu/ems.