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Paramedic training is where the heart is

Posted: November 14th, 2008

(Note: These were taken by a student in LSSU's JOUR220 Photojournalism class. Look for more releases during the semester.)



CONTACT: John Shibley, e-mail, 906-635-2314; Tom Pink, e-mail, 635-2315; Prof. David Duncan e-mail, 635-2125



HAVE FOYER, WILL PRACTICE – Students in Lake Superior State University's paramedic skills and simulations lab go about setting up shop in an entryway as other students look on between classes in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. The lab section lets emergency medical technicians, as well as LSSU criminal justice and fire science majors, receive paramedic certification. (By LSSU Student Photographer Geoff Girolamo)

A print-resolution photo that runs with this caption can be found by clicking here.


OVER EASY – Dion Stumpo, Shawn Shuman, and Peyton Blakely hoist a first aid mannequin into place before beginning a paramedic skills and simulation lab session at Lake Superior State University. Emergency medical technicians take the lab to gain certification as a paramedic. LSSU Fire Science Instructor Dave Duncan teaches the class along with paramedics from the Sault, Mich., fire department. Stumpo is a senior in fire science from Montague, Mich., also working on an associate's in paramedic technology. Shuman, a junior from Brimley, is working on his associate's degree in PMT. Blakely is a junior in fire science from Holland, Mich. (By LSSU Student Photographer Geoff Girolamo)

A print-resolution photo that runs with this caption can be found by clicking here.

Released to the Muskegon Chronicle, Brimley News, Sault Evening News, Community Voice, Compass, Newberry New, St. Ignace News, Sault Tribe Newspaper, Sootoday.com, Grand Haven Tribune, Holland Sentinel., White Lake Beacon, and Zeeland Record.



CLINICAL PRACTICE – Paramedic student Megan Mandley listens for a blood pressure during paramedic skills and simulation lab session at Lake Superior State University. Emergency medical technicians take the lab to gain certification as a paramedic. LSSU Fire Science Instructor Dave Duncan teaches the class along with paramedics from the Sault, Mich., fire department. Mandley is a senior in fire science, with an associate's in paramedic technology, from Royal Oak, Mich. (By LSSU Student Photographer Geoff Girolamo)

A print-resolution photo that runs with this caption can be found by clicking here.


Released to the Oakland Press, Royal Oak Mirror, Oakland County Daily Tribune, Detroit Free Press, and Detroit News.



TRAINING BY EYE – Heather Hicks and Sam Cummings interpret an electrocardiogram during paramedic skills and simulation lab at Lake Superior State University. LSSU fire science and criminal justice students take the lab to gain certification as a paramedic. LSSU Fire Science Instructor Dave Duncan teaches the class along with paramedics from the Sault, Mich., fire department. Hicks is a senior in paramedic technology from Grand Marais, Mich. Cummings is a senior in fire science from Flat Rock, Mich. (By LSSU Student Photographer Geoff Girolamo)

A print-resolution photo that runs with this caption can be found by clicking here.



A FINER TOUCH – Sam Cummings and Michael Sova work to resuscitate a choking "infant" during paramedic skills and simulation lab at Lake Superior State University. LSSU fire science and criminal justice students take the lab to gain certification as a paramedic. LSSU Fire Science Instructor Dave Duncan teaches the class along with paramedics from the Sault, Mich., fire department. Sova is a senior in fire science from Cheboygan, Mich. Cummings is a senior in fire science from Flat Rock, Mich. (By LSSU Student Photographer Geoff Girolamo)

A print-resolution photo that runs with this caption can be found by clicking here.


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