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    March 10, 2014

    TargetSolutions Forms EMS Program Committee to Help with Development & Upkeep of EMS Continuing Education Courses


    EMSPublic Safety


    Compliance and CertificationEMS

    TargetSolutions is excited to announce the creation of the EMS Program Committee. The seven-member panel has been formed to deliver TargetSolutions’ Content team with valuable recommendations to improve existing EMS continuing education courses, as well as review new training material during the development process.

    With more than 250 hours of accredited EMS continuing education courses available on TargetSolutions’ online training system, the committee has a unique opportunity to influence existing courses, as well as future EMS refresher training that can be scheduled, delivered and tracked through the industry’s leading computer-based training platform.

    EMS Program Committee Members

    Here is a brief overview of the members on the committee:

    Dr. Bradley Elias, MD, Physician Medical Director: Is a board-certified physician medical director in Jacksonville, Florida. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Florida and is affiliated with the Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville.

    Mike Binney, Training Lieutenant: Has been working in EMS for 12 years and now serves as a Training Lieutenant of EMS at West Metro Fire Rescue in Lakewood, Colorado. Working closely with medical direction, he develops QM-driven curriculum and manages West Metro’s online learning platform for state and national recertification for 375 providers.

    Paul Costello, EMT-P, FF, Fire Service Instructor: Has over 25 years of experience in EMS and fire rescue. His published works include participation in a novel QA/QI initiative that led to an early adoption of the CARES program in his region. Paul is also an award-winning paramedic of his own right, as a former paramedic of the year.

    Michael Fraley, Paramedic: Has over 25 years of experience in EMS. He’s held a wide range of roles including flight paramedic, EMS coordinator, service director and educator. Fraley is also the coordinator of a regional trauma advisory council in North Central Wisconsin.

    Fran Hildwine, Paramedic: A Life Support Educator and Simulation Technician with the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences and a paramedic with Chester County Hospital.

    Kevin Robert, NRP, FP-C, CMTE, NYS CIC: has 29 years of EMS experience and currently serves as the Deputy Director of Clinical Services for Clifton Park Halfmoon EMS (NY) and is an adjunct instructor for the Hudson Valley Community College Paramedic Program. He is certified as a Critical Care Flight Paramedic (FP-C) and is a Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP).

    Ricky L. Rod, RN, CEN, NREMT-P: Is currently a QA/QI Clinical Nurse Coordinator for the EMS Division, Rural/Metro San Diego and San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.

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