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CGTC Paramedic Students Get a Lesson in Extrication

First-quarter paramedic students recently participated in a vehicle extrication activity. The activity was in conjunction with their Introduction to the Paramedic Profession course, which centers on functions that extend beyond the EMT scope of practice. CGTC adjunct faculty member Timothy Johnson coordinated the activity; Johnson is a Lieutenant with the Macon-Bibb Fire Department and an instructor for Rescue and Safety Training Associates. He was assisted by EMS Program Chair Kristal Smith and adjunct faculty member Tommy Knight, a paramedic for the Medical Center of Central Georgia. Yesterday’s activity was approved by the Region V Office of EMS who will be issue students certificates for the completing the course.














Submitted by Rebecca Ledford
February 5, 2009

 

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