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Welcome to the Paradise Valley Community College Emergency Medical Technology & Fire Science program website. Please feel free to learn more about our programs by browsing through our pages.

About Our Programs
Led by Dan Donahue, EMT Program Director & Captain/Paramedic with the Phoenix Fire Department,  Paul Sunder, Fire Science Program Director & Captain (retired) from the Phoenix Fire Department, and Bob Dotterer, Paramedic Education Program Director retired from the Phoenix Fire Department, our nationally accredited programs provide a high-level of education & training in the areas of emergency medical services and fire science. With over 85 years of combined firefighting & EMS experience, our program directors bring a wealth of knowledge to our programs and are a great asset to students pursuing EMT, Paramedic, and Fire Science degrees and professional certifications.


FIRE SCIENCE NEWS & INFORMATION:

Fall 2014 Firefighter Operations Academy (Fire I & II Academy)

The selection process has already begun for the Fall 2014 Academy, however we are accepting interest for those who would like to redshirt the Fall 2014 Academy for a chance to earn a reserved spot in the Spring 2015 Academy.  For more information on the redshirt class, as well as sending your interest to redshirt, please email Captain Paul Sunder with your name, phone number, and email.
(For more information, please see the Firefighter Operations Academy page.)

Spring 2015 Firefighter Operations Academy (Fire I & II Academy)

We are currently accepting course interest forms for the Spring 2015 semester FSC102: Firefighter Operations Academy, scheduled to begin in January 2015.  The deadline to submit a course interest form for the Spring 2015 Academy is Friday, November 14, 2014.
(For more information, please see the Firefighter Operations Academy page.)

For more information on our program, please see the Fire Science page.


PARAMEDIC EDUCATION NEWS & INFORMATION:

For more information on our programs, please see the Paramedic Program page.


EMT NEWS & INFORMATION:

Enrollment for EMT104 & EMT200 CANNOT be completed online!!! Enrollment must be through phone registration or in person through Admissions & Records in the KSC Building on campus.

For more information on our program, please see the EMT page.


UPCOMING CPAT DATES:

Saturday, August 16, 2014

CPAT RENEWAL COST ONLY $50.00 FOR THOSE THAT QUALIFY!!!
(COMPARED TO OUTSIDE AGENCIES FULL PRICING PER CPAT TEST & PRACTICE ATTEMPTS)

For more information on CPATs held thru PVCC, please see the CPAT page.

Contact Us

PVCC EMT/FIRE SCIENCE OFFICE
Phone: (602) 787-6782
Fax: (602) 787-6715
Email: pvcc.fsc.emt@gmail.com
Location: L Building (Map)

Fall & Spring Semester Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-6:00pm
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Closed

Staff

Paul Sunder
Fire Science Program Director
Captain, Phoenix Fire Department (Retired)
(602) 787-6736
paul.sunder@paradisevalley.edu

Dan Donahue, MS NRP
EMT Program Director
Captain/Paramedic, Phoenix Fire Department
(602) 787-6552
daniel.donahue@paradisevalley.edu

Robert Dotterer, MEd NRP
Paramedic Education Program Director
Phoenix Fire Department (Retired)
(623) 640-6633-cell
robert.dotterer@paradisevalley.edu

Paul Honeywell, NRP
Paramedic Education Program Director
Paramedic/Southwest Ambulance ALS Program Director
paul.honeywell@paradisevalley.edu

William (Bobby) Finn
Firefighter I & II Academy Coordinator
Captain, Phoenix Fire Department
william.finn@paradisevalley.edu

Bill Loughran, RN
Paramedic Education Program Faculty
(602) 565-8532
william.loughran@paradisevalley.edu

Adam Sutter
Public Safety Lab Associate (PSLA)
(602) 787-6782
adam.sutter@paradisevalley.edu

Brandon Sunder, BA NRP
Fire Science/EMT Program Assistant / Website Admin
(602) 787-6782
brandon.sunder@paradisevalley.edu

John Sheridan
Technical Rescue Coordinator
Engineer/TRT, Phoenix Fire Department
jsheridan55@hotmail.com

Tim Venard
Technical Rescue Coordinator
Captain/Paramedic/TRT, Phoenix Fire Department
timothy.venard@paradisevalley.edu

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