Paramedic Lead Instructor
Lab Instructor, Clinical Preceptor
Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic, EMS Instructor, BLS Instructor, PALS Instructor, ACLS Instructor, ITLS Instructor, PEDS ITLS Instructor, PEPP Instructor, GEMS Instructor, AMLS Instructor, Defensive Driving Instructor, Body Structure and Function Instructor.
My Education BackgroundDave started working for LifeCare Ambulance in 1993. While employed at LifeCare, he found his passion for teaching. He began as an assistant lab instructor for the 2009 Paramedic class. Instructing instantly became a focus for him and he obtained several instructor certifications and began teaching part-time. Dave has a drive for teaching and makes every effort for students to succeed.
Within one year Dave has obtained all his certifications to teach EMS continuing education and EMSI. In 2011 he became a full-time member of the education staff at LifeCare EMS Training Academy.
My EMS Background
Dave graduated from Lorain County Community College in 1993 as an EMT-Basic and continued in the Paramedic Program at LCCC. He graduated in the summer of 1995 with honors.
Throughout his career in EMS he has worked in several cities including Elyria, Cleveland, Middleburg Heights, and Lorain. He was also a volunteer Firefighter Paramedic for Eaton Township Fire and Rescue. Dave has worked as a field Paramedic for the better part of 16 years.