ROWAN UNIVERSITY EMS

Report
ADAM KOOKER
VERN HOWERY
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Student ran and operated volunteer
organization
Provides 911 EMS coverage to campus
Operates at numerous large events as well as
major athletic games
Small organization of around 35 active
members that responds to between 400-500
request for service each year
Call volume has increased in each of the past
5 years
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Executive board:
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Captain
1st Lieutenant
2nd Lieutenant
Treasurer
Secretary
Engineer
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Public Safety
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Advisor
◦ Chief Vernon Howery
◦ Gloria Linn
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Executive Board:
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Captain: Operations and Scheduling
1st Lieutenant: Training
2nd Lieutenant: Equipment
Treasurer: Finances
Secretary: Correspondence and record keeping
Engineer: Vehicle maintenance
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Public Safety
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Advisor
◦ Chief: Operations
◦ Student Government Association Advisor
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Crew Chief
◦ NJ EMT-Basic
◦ Allowed to be in charge of shift and treat patients
without supervision
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Cleared Driver
◦ Not required to be NJ EMT-Basic
◦ Has gone through rigorous driver training program
◦ Able to assist a crew chief in tasks such as back
boarding, stretcher operation etc.
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Third (Trainee)
◦ CPR certified or NJ EMT-Basic
◦ In training to become driver or crew chief
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Weekly Duty Crews
◦ Crews of three on call from 1800 to 0700
◦ Sunday through Thursday
◦ Crews are assigned at the beginning of the semester
and remain in place for duration
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Weekend Duty Crews
◦ Four 12 hour shifts starting 1800 Friday
◦ A, B, C and D shift filled by crews of three in the
same fashion as the weekly duty crew
◦ Weekend shifts are filled by personnel by signing up
on workspace website
◦ Cleared members required to ride 4 shifts monthly
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Utilize Rowan DPS security channel for 80% of
radio communications
◦ Rowan Public Safety has its own dispatch center
◦ Can accept 911 calls as well as dispatch BLS
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For ALS calls Gloucester County
Communications is utilized for contact with
paramedics
◦ Underwood Paramedics are ALS providers
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Provide CPR emergency rescuer level and CEVO
certifications to all members
Send on average 3 members to EMT class per
semester
On average 2 CEU courses run by Cooper Hospital on
campus per semester
Hold monthly in house training for membership
Joint organization training with Gloucester County
EMS, other collegiate EMS organizations, Glassboro
Fire, Rowan Security – Police, Athletic Trainers etc..
Provide CPR training to campus organizations and
basic first aid training to organizations as well
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Monthly general membership meeting held
the 7 PM second Sunday of every month
◦ Required to hold monthly meeting by SGA
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Monthly executive board meetings held 7 PM
first Sunday of every month
◦ Preparation for general meeting
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Other meetings added as needed
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Rowan Div III Football Games
Rowan Div III Soccer Games
Rowan Women’s Div III Soccer Playoff Games
Rowan Rugby Games
Rowan Ice Hockey Games
NJ High School Football State Championships
Prof Stock Concert
Homecoming, Graduation and Move In
Hurricane Shelter Operations
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Ambulances
◦ 2682
 Type III GMC Chassis
◦ 2681
 Type III Ford Chassis
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Quick Response
◦ 2685
 Chevy Caprice Police Car
◦ Bike 26-8
 4 Trek Police Bikes
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Community Events
◦ Homecoming
◦ Glassboro Crime Prevention Fair
◦ Move In - Graduation
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Sport Standbys
Storm Standbys
Hurricane Irene Shelter Operation
NCEMSF Conference
Annual Banquet
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38 transports in 48 hours

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