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First Don Hess Scholarship awarded to paramedic, EMT students

CROWN POINT | The Hess Scholarship, named for the late Don Hess, longtime manager of Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Crown Point’s Emergency Medical Services program and its EMS Academy, was awarded for the first year, of what is to … Continue reading

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Apply Today! EMS Academy offers EMT-paramedic training program

The Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Crown Point Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Academy will offer its next emergency medical technician-paramedic training program starting Sept. 11. Applications for the 18-month course will be accepted until 4 p.m. Aug. 1 and are … Continue reading

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Seven More Students Graduate EMS Academy Paramedic Course

Seven students recently became the latest graduates of the Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Crown Point Emergency Medical Services Academy paramedic program. They are: Natalie Ferrantella, Dan Michels and Eric Newell, Schererville Fire Department Jamie Giffin and Yasmine Garcia, Prompt … Continue reading

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Paramedic Program Receives National Accreditation

Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Crown Point’s Emergency Medical Services Academy paramedic program recently received five-year national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. The designation followed a more than year-long evaluation process that resulted in … Continue reading

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Franciscan St. Anthony Health – Crown Point Appoints New EMS Director

Robert Dowling is the new director of Franciscan St. Anthony Health-Crown Point’s Emergency Medical Services Academy-Provider Organization, succeeding the late Don Hess, who was Dowling’s predecessor and mentor. Dowling, 42, a firefighter/paramedic who has taught at the academy for more … Continue reading

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Interim EMS Academy Manager Hopes to Continue Icon’s Legacy

Robert Dowling knows he has big shoes to fill as interim manager of Franciscan St. Anthony-Crown Point’s Emergency Medical Services Academy-Provider Organization, but he’s prepared to walk the walk in the name of saving lives. Dowling, a firefighter/paramedic who has … Continue reading

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