Patrick is a highly qualified Emergency Medical Services instructor as well as an active Paramedic. He was first certified in the United States Marine Corps in 1993 through the National Registry and became New York State certified in 2010 when he joined The Ronkonkoma Fire Department. He began teaching the EMT-Critical Care classes for Suffolk County EMS in 2012 where his focus was on developing Advanced Life Support Providers and preparing them for the high paced environment of Emergency Medical Services. Not only did he focus on the didactic and skills portions of the curriculum he also focused on critical thinking. He currently teaches multiple classes for Suffolk County EMS, Nassau County Veeb as well as the American Heart Association and National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians.
Pat is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served honorably and now serves his community as a volunteer of the Ronkonkoma Fire Department where he provides Emergency Medical Care to people who are in need. He is also a member of the Board of Fire Commissioners for the Lake Ronkonkoma Fire District.