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EMS Majors Afforded Look Inside Medical Flight Operations

Students gather on the Madigan Library lawn for a discussion with the crew pilot and paramedic before getting a closer look at the helicopter Pilot Dave Whitehead, left, and flight paramedic Kevin Niedzwiecki talk with a group of students about the medical helicopter's operationsA Life Flight crew landed a helicopter on campus Thursday for the benefit of students in emergency medical services majors. The regional helicopter service, part of Geisinger Health System, operates aircraft from the Williamsport Regional Airport, along with four other locations. The students heard from Life Flight pilot Dave Whitehead and flight paramedic Kevin Niedzwiecki, who is also a part-time instructor in the college’s Paramedic Program.

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