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Local Paramedics Honored during EMS Week




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Roseville, CA -- Kaiser Permanente Roseville Medical Center praised the life-saving work of paramedics at five Placer County agencies during EMS Week (May 18-24).        

Individual responders were awarded a plaque, and their EMS agency also received a plaque, in recognition of specific calls for emergency service that the paramedics responded to in the past year.

The plaques were awarded by Joseph Morris, MD, a Kaiser Permanente emergency department physician who was a paramedic for several years before going to medical school.

ROSEVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT
Firefighter-Paradmedic Eric Suarez, Engineer-Paramedic Sheridan Irwin, and Capt. James Pepin were recognized for rescucitating a man in his 50s who suffered a cardiac arrest.

ROCKLIN FIRE DEPARTMENT
Firefighter-Paramedic Chris Wade was honored for resucitating and returning the pulses of a man in his 60s who suffered a cardiac arrest.

SOUTH PLACER FIRE DISTRICT
Firefighter-Parramedic Cody Forrest and Firefighter-Paramedic Jonathan Crull were cited for providing excellent care to a man in his 60s who suffered a cardiac arrest.

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE (ROCKLIN)
Paramedic Jeffrey O'Connell and Emergency Medical Technician Arthur Bennett were recognized for helping a man in his 80s stay alive after suffering a cardiac arrest.

LINCOLN FIRE DEPARTMENT
The entire department was acknowledged for the many patients who were saved during 2013 by personnel who provide Basic Life Support





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