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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.


ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS
Effective February 16, 2016, student identification is required for registration & enrollment in all non-credit & credit courses. Students will not be able to enroll unless their identification has been verified!  Students can upload a copy of required documentation to eForms, mail in a color copy, or bring it in person to the PVCC Admissions & Registration Office.  To upload to eForms follow this navigation: my.maricopa.edu>registration>student identity verification and follow the instructions.  Admissions & Registration cannot accept any of the required documents by email or fax.


FIRE SCIENCE NEWS & INFORMATION:

 Fall 2016 Firefighter Operations Academy (Fire I & II Academy)

We are currently accepting academy interest forms for the Fall 2016 semester FSC102: Firefighter Operations Academy, scheduled to begin in August 2016.  The deadline to submit an academy interest form is Friday, June 3, 2016 at 5:00pm.  Interviews are being held the week of June 20-24th.
(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:

Fall 2016 Paramedic Education Program

Entrance examination and selection process information for the upcoming Fall 2016 Paramedic Education Program, starting August 2016, has been posted on our Paramedic Program page.

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


EMT NEWS & INFORMATION:

 EMT CBT Prep information & study materials have been posted to the EMT page under the "EMT CBT PREP" section.

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:

 Sat, October 8, 2016
 Sat, December 10, 2016

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 | PARAMEDIC | 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

**Paradise Valley Community College (PVCC) is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).  For more information please visit the PVCC Accreditation webpage.**

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

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

Alyssa Harris
Part-time EMT/FSC Lab Tech
(602) 787-6782
alyssa.harris@paradisevalley.edu

Travis Guinta
Part-time EMT/FSC Lab Tech
(602) 787-6782
travis.guinta@paradisevalley.edu

Kacie Chavez
Part-time EMT/FSC Lab Tech
(602) 787-6782
kacie.chavez@paradisevalley.edu

Brandon Sunder, BA NRP
EMT/FSC Program Assistant / Student Advisor
(602) 787-6782
brandon.sunder@paradisevalley.edu

Adam Sutter
EMT/FSC Program Assistant
(602) 787-6782
adam.sutter@paradisevalley.edu

Paul Honeywell, NRP
Paramedic Education Program Lead Instructor
paul.honeywell@paradisevalley.edu

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

PVCC Fire Science/EMT