4623 Avenue N

Brooklyn, NY 11234-3614

The Fred P. Wilken Training Center

The Fred. P. Wilken Training Center was dedicated in September 2003 for its founder, Fred Wilken. It is a non-profit training center that features EMT Basic and Refresher courses, CPR courses, and Defensive Driving courses.

Fred has served the Flatlands community with distinction for 21 years now, including as our Training Officer from March 1991 to December 2004. Fred has also served as First Lieutenant, Quartermaster, Safety Officer and on FVAC’s Board of Directors.

Congrats to Fred for being re-elected as our Training Officer for 2010!!!

A sincere Thank You" to Fred for his dedicated service.

Then FVAC Training Officer Fred Wilken stands proudly before the sign commemorating FVAC’s Training Center in his honor.

The sign was unveiled in September 2003.

Upcoming Training Classes

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Emergency Medical Technician

FVAC is sponsoring an EMT Basic Original course at our headquarter that starts on February 8th, 2011 and ends on May 19th 2011. Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 AM to 6 PM. Course tution is $900.00. The state certifying exam is being held on May 19th, 2011. There are a limited number of spots available so please register early. Please contact Fred P. Wilken at 718-531-1585 or at 718-338-0434 for additional information.

Here are snapshots from prior FVAC CMEs

FVAC held a CME on Effective Airway Management, which was hosted by Doctor David Lobel, Emergency Medicine Attending Physician / EMS Medical Director at Maimonides Medical Center, on Thursday, July 17, 2008. 21 Paramedics / EMTs attended the event.

Pictured below: Dr. Lobel points out an important structure in airway anatomy.

Pictured below: Salvatore Caruso, FVAC Quartermaster and FVAC ALS Coordinator Arthur Berkovitz present a Certificate of Appreciation to Dr. Lobel (in center).

FVAC held a CME on Ambulance Safety, which was hosted by Doctor Nadine Levick, of Objective Safety, on Wednesday, July 19, 2006, from 7:30 to 11 pm. The original flyer is available HERE.

Pictured below: Nadine Levick making a point on safe ambulance operation.

Pictured below: FVAC Captain Joe Marcellino and Safety Officer Jay Gottlieb present a Certificate of Appreciation to Nadine Levick.

FVAC held a CME on Monday, September 12, 2005, on Atypical Cardiac Presentation. Additional information is still available HERE.

The Flatlands Volunteer Ambulance Corps held a CME on Monday, March 14, 2005, on Weapons of Mass Destruction: “The Homeland Security Course”. Many thanks to former FVAC EMT, Police Officer Joseph Zayas, for an informative presentation. 20 EMTs and Paramedics attented the event. The CME flyer is still available for review HERE.

Pictured below: Police Officer Joseph Zayas making a point.

Pictured below: CME participants listen intently to the presentation.

Here are snapshots from prior FVAC CMEs