David Dunafan, LP/NRP, FF

Lead Faculty: NREMT Coordinator, Bridge Program Coordinator
Brookhaven College

David Dunafan began his career as a volunteer firefighter in 1993 and shortly afterwards became an EMS medic in Oklahoma City. He worked there until 1999, when he became lead paramedic and field training officer (FTO) and an EMS instructor for the city of Norman, Okla. In 2000, he became a firefighter paramedic with the city of Irving, where he is still employed; he also serves as a member of the Irving Police Department Tactical Operations Team.

David became the lead paramedic instructor and clinical coordinator for Navarro College in 2002 and joined the EMS faculty at Brookhaven College in 2007. Now Brookhaven’s EMS advanced skills coordinator and RN-to-Paramedic program developer, he also manages site coordination for the American Heart Association.

David holds certifications in: FF Intermediate, FF Instructor 2, TDH EMS Instructor, PHTLS Instructor, AMLS Instructor, ACLS Instructor, PALS Instructor, BLS Instructor, SLAM Instructor, TTPOA Basic SWAT, TTPOA Tactical Medic, and TTPOA SABA Instructor.

He has also developed a National Registry preparation course, which he teaches all over the country, preparing students for their certification exam.