Are You Bagging the Life Out of Your Patients? Controlling Ventilations Effectively
| Jon Politis, MPA, NREMT-P
Jon Politis, MPA, NREMT-P, has been active as an EMT since 1971. He has served as a career firefighter, state EMS training coordinator, paramedic training program director and EMS chief. He has served as a member of the National Registry of EMTs board of directors, the Committee on Accreditation for the EMS Professions and the National Park Service EMS Advisory Committee. In 2010 he retired as the chief of the Colonie (N.Y.) EMS Department and was the recipient of the 2010 Rocco Morando Lifetime Achievement Award in EMS by the National Association of EMTs. He’s currently a full-time EMS consultant and continues to practice as a paramedic, volunteer firefighter, ski patroller and EMS instructor. He works part of each year as a paramedic and VIP backcountry ranger in Grand Teton National Park.