Shoreline paramedic to throw out first pitch at Mariners game Sept 19

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

John Nankervis, Shoreline Fire paramedic
Updated 09-12-2012 11:49pm

Medic One Paramedic to receive 2012 Spirit of Team Play Award at Mariners game on Sept. 19

John Nankervis, Shoreline Fire Department paramedic and recipient of the 2012 Spirit of Team Play Award, will throw out the first pitch at the Seattle Mariners game on Wednesday, Sept. 19 as he is honored for his continued commitment and exemplary service to the community. 

Sponsored by the Medic One Foundation, Philips Healthcare, and the Seattle Mariners, the Spirit of Team Play award is presented annually to the paramedic who best models the personal and professional behavior consistent with the expectations of both the general public and profession. 
Nankervis was nominated by his coworkers, who believe that he exemplifies the integrity, teamwork, and compassion that bestows this honor.

Nankervis has worked for the Shoreline Fire Department for more than 25 years, beginning his career in April of 1987. In addition, Nankervis is involved in numerous different programs throughout the region, serving as a member of the King County EMS Dispatch Review Committee, the lead CPR instructor for Shoreline’s public education in CPR and defibrillation and the Shoreline Schools CPR, first aid and defibrillation program instructor and many more.

The Seattle Mariners game is against the Baltimore Orioles, at Safeco Field, 1250 First Ave S, Seattle 98134, with the ceremonial first pitch at 6:40pm

About Medic One and the Medic One Foundation 

Seattle and King County’s Medic One system is a national leader in providing effective care to cardiac arrest victims prior to hospital treatment, with the world’s highest survival rate for witnessed sudden cardiac arrest at 50 percent, compared to between 0 and 25 percent nationally. A major reason for this life-saving success is the Medic One Foundation, a local non-profit organization that ensures the quality of our region’s pre-hospital emergency care by funding world-class paramedic training, innovative research in new methods of patient care, and intensive medical review of paramedic performance. For more information or to get involved see the website.


Unknown September 13, 2012 at 5:22 AM  

The games for paramedic training is so compulsory is a nice for managing injuries treatment.

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