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Fire Department’s Paramedic Training Program Becomes Accredited

Attending the announcement of the paramedic accreditation were (left to right), Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson, Sgt. Jonathan Gottfried, Sgt. Mark Alexander, Sgt. Nate Sullivan, Capt. Sarah Love, Lt. Tony Simmons, Sgt. Dwayne Barbee, Lt. Chris Ginn, Capt. Scott Gwinn, Lt. Jason Williams, Clinical Coordinator, Kristi Wigington, Training Chief, Scott Deal, EMS Program Director, Randy Pierson, Medical Director, Dr. Jill Mabley, EMS Chief, Danny West and Fire Chief, Tim Prather.
Attending the announcement of the paramedic accreditation were (left to right), Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson, Sgt. Jonathan Gottfried, Sgt. Mark Alexander, Sgt. Nate Sullivan, Capt. Sarah Love, Lt. Tony Simmons, Sgt. Dwayne Barbee, Lt. Chris Ginn, Capt. Scott Gwinn, Lt. Jason Williams, Clinical Coordinator, Kristi Wigington, Training Chief, Scott Deal, EMS Program Director, Randy Pierson, Medical Director, Dr. Jill Mabley, EMS Chief, Danny West and Fire Chief, Tim Prather. (click image for slideshow)
March 21, 2019 | During the regular meeting of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, it was announced that the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) voted last Friday, March 15, 2019, to award “Initial Accreditation” to the Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic Training Program at Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services.  The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs is the largest programmatic accreditor of the health sciences professions. In collaboration with its Committees on Accreditation, CAAHEP reviews and accredits over 2100 individual education programs in 30 health science occupations. ... (read complete story)

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