Published On: Thu, Sep 29th, 2011

Boca Raton Paramedic teams are champs in N. Y.

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BOCA RATON – Paramedic competitions and winning are
synonymous with the Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services Department’s
Advanced Life Support Competition Teams.

Boca Raton Fire Rescue recently entered two teams in two different
competitions – the first, a two day Advanced Life Support Competition
in Temple Terrace, Florida. The results were Boca Raton Team A
(Jeff Lazzeri, Shea Miller and James Hagg – first place and Boca
Raton Team B (Robert Parks, Evan Gaub and Jason Sekula), third
place.

Next stop, Baldwinsville, N.Y., where the team of Jeff Lazzeri,
Shea Miller, Robert Parks and Evan Gaubb competed at the
Greater Baldwinsville Ambulance Corp KMS Advanced Life Support
Competition. Seven teams – including one from FDNY and one other
Florida team – were on hand for this prestigious event. The teams
were challenged with 4 medical scenarios over an eight hour period.

After the final calculations, Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services Team A
won first place, Flagler County, second and FDNY, Third place.

Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services Department has been sending
teams to competitions since 1981 throughout the state, country
and in South Africa. Competitions and seminars such as these are
instrumental in helping to educate and keep paramedics skills at an
optimum level.

Knowledge gained at these events are brought back and introduced
to the department through training and skills testing which translates
into providing superior service to the citizens in our community.

To view Boca Raton Fire Rescue Services Advanced Life
Support Competition Team awards please visit our webpage at
www.bocafire.net click on the Emergency Medical Services page.
Then click on Competition results.


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