Patrick is a highly skilled instructor in Emergency Medical Services and an active Paramedic. His journey began in 1993 when he earned his initial certification in the United States Marine Corps through the National Registry. In 2010, he furthered his expertise by becoming certified in New York State upon joining The Ronkonkoma Fire Department. Patrick's passion for teaching emerged in 2012 when he commenced instructing EMT-Critical Care classes for Suffolk County EMS. His primary focus was on shaping Advanced Life Support Providers and preparing them for the demanding world of Emergency Medical Services. His teaching extended beyond the curriculum's theoretical and practical components, emphasizing the development of critical thinking skills. Currently, Patrick imparts his knowledge in multiple classes for Suffolk County EMS, Nassau County Veeb, the American Heart Association, and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians.
Beyond his role as an instructor, Pat is a proud United States Marine Corps veteran who served with honor. He now dedicates himself to his community as a volunteer in the Ronkonkoma Fire Department, delivering essential Emergency Medical Care to those in need. Additionally, he serves as a member of the Board of Fire Commissioners for the Lake Ronkonkoma Fire District.