CHICAGO HEIGHTS | More than 30 Prairie State College students earned their EMT certificates during a May 20 graduation ceremony held at the main campus of PSC, at 202 S. Halsted St.
Graduates were recognized for achieving the skills necessary to perform vital functions including patient assessment, airway control, and management of acute illnesses and injuries.
The graduates for 2013, are:
Arnisha A. Allen-Poindexter, Oaklawn; Brian Hensley, Christine Sue Berrettoni, Nicholas M. Carollo, Gabriel J. Pinto, and Lauren Polletta, Crete; Jewel A. Butler, David Grubermann, Rogell L. Hamilton Jr., John McGinley, Jordan Moraga, and Marcus A. Porter, Richton Park; Constance Caraway, Lewis C. Clark III, Karl R. Goss Jr., Joshua N. Hernandez, and Ryan W. Ziegle, Park Forest; Shonda T. Clancy, Country Club Hills; Thomas R. Comise, Nicole Southerland, Monee; Fernando Desiderio and Jacob V. Hernandez, Chicago Heights; Nicholas I. Drake, and Bart G. Harris, Matteson; Alicia Escamilla, Catelen, Rose Mcleod, and Edgar N. Moncada; Homewood; Bethany Evanson, St. John; Pamela Johnson-Young, South Holland; Garrett Nykaza, Beecher; Gloria Lauren Robertson, Flossmoor; Linda L. Strodel, Tinley Park; Beverly A Turner, Chicago.
The EMT Certificate program at PSC provides students with the knowledge and skill needed to handle the critically ill and injured in a pre-hospital care environment. Areas covered include cardiac arrests, fractures, injuries, and childbirth. Students are prepared for the certification exam. To find out more about PSC’s programs, visit prairiestate.edu.