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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)

We are currently accepting course interest forms for the Fall 2014 semester FSC102: Firefighter Operations Academy, scheduled to begin in August 2014.  The deadline to submit a course interest form for the Fall 2013 Academy is Friday, June 6, 2014.
(For more information, please see the Firefighter Operations Academy page.)

The selection process for the Spring 2014 Academy class has been completed and student recruits have been selected.  Redshirt positions are still available by contacting the EMT/FSC Office at (602) 787-6782 for more details.

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


PARAMEDIC EDUCATION NEWS & INFORMATION:

2015 Spring Paramedic Education Program

We are currently accepting program interest forms for the 2015 Spring Paramedic Education Program (formerly known as the Traditional Paramedic Education Program), scheduled January 2015 to November 2015. The last day to submit an interest form is Friday, October 10, 2014

The applicant process for the 2014 Spring Paramedic Education Program has been completed and applicants have been selected.

2014 Fall Paramedic Education Program (Informational Flyer)

We are currently accepting program interest forms for the 2014 Fall Paramedic Education Program (formerly known as the Hybrid Paramedic Education Program), scheduled August 2014 to June 2015. The last day to submit an interest form is Wednesday, April 30, 2014.  Selection process is tentatively scheduled to begin in May 2014.

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, May 3, 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

Jim Anderson
Fire Science/EMT Program Assistant
(602) 787-6782
james.anderson@phoenixcollege.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

PVCC Fire Science/EMT