EMT/Paramedic program director Chris Fuentes
Since National First Responders Day was celebrated recently, we're spotlighting EMT/Paramedic program director Chris Fuentes.
Chris has experience as a Paramedic with the City of Cleveland Division of EMS, the busiest 911 EMS system in Northeast Ohio, as well as experience as a Paramedic with MetroHealth Medical Center, which is the busiest hospital system in Northeast Ohio.
Chris also has experience in the education and training of EMS workers, firefighters, police officers, nurses and doctors. He also taught EMT classes in both the Cleveland EMS Academy classes as well as Cleveland Fire Academy classes for the city of Cleveland.
Early in his career at Cleveland EMS, Chris was awarded a Lifesaver Award from the City of Cleveland as well as from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation for a successful cardiac arrest resuscitation that occurred in public at a grocery store.
Lakeland's EMS Program specializes in educating and training the next generation of first responders and healthcare workers. "We focus on training our students to perform life-saving care in emergency situations," said Chris.
The program is currently enrolling for spring 2021. If you want to learn more, Chris can be reached via email: email@example.com, or by phone: 440.525.7693.
[Save the Date] Chris will be the featured speaker at the Hispanic Club meeting on Friday, Nov. 20 at 3 p.m. Join us to hear him talk about his career journey. Q & A to follow.
Click here to join the meeting Nov. 20 at 3 p.m.