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!!!
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.
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Emergency Medical Technician
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).
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.