Local EMT Recognized for 20 Years of Service

Sep 19, 2013

Gregg Mentzel, NREMT-P, EMS manager, was recently recognized by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for 20 years of service. Gregg is among the few elite EMS with the most training in pre-hospital emergency medical care in the nation.

To maintain status as a NREMT, on a biennial basis Gregg completes a comprehensive recertification program for EMTs, and completes refresher courses as well as spends a minimum of two hours per month of continuing education courses to advance his knowledge on new lifesaving skills.

Gregg has been in EMS since 1989 and completed his Paramedic training in 1994. Gregg also works with various hospital and community groups including Hospital Emergency Preparedness and Campbell County Local Emergency Planning Committee.

The NREMT has certified over one million EMS providers since its inception; 270,000 EMS providers are certified at the current time.