American Heart Association

National Training Center providing all levels of courses for community, business/industry and healthcare providers: Heartsaver CPR, First Aid, Healthcare Provider BLS/CPR, ACLS, PALS and Instructor Workshops.

National Safety Council

International Training Center providing basic, intermediate and advanced emergency response DOT and OSHA compliant CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogen, Advanced First Aid, Bleeding Control, and Emergency Medical Response. Blended learning (online learning + onsite skills sign off) courses available.

NRP-American Academy of Pediatrics

Regional Training Center for Neonatal Resuscitation Program. Blended learning format: complete online 10-module course, bring completion certificate to a 2 hour skills demonstration lab for 2 year certification card. Private skills sessions available on site and at your facility.

Instructors Workshops

Interactive certification courses taught by senior faculty endorsed by the American Heart Association, National Safety Council, Niagra University, WorldPoint Trauma and American Academy of Pediatrics including: CPR, First Aid, NRP, ACLS, PALS, BBP, B-Con, FRDAT, EKG and more.

Specialty Courses

Internationally recognized courses including: Pet First Aid, FRDAT (First Responder Disability Awareness Training), B-Con (Bleeding Control), Basic EKG and Advanced EKG/12-Lead STEMI recognition and treatment. Blended learning (online learning + onsite skills sign off) courses available.

Blended Learning

Complete didactic online at your convenience, then schedule a skills check off to obtain certification card same day upon completion. Skills sessions are 1-4 hours based on course requirements and may be taken during scheduled times or private sessions for an additional fee to suit your schedule. Groups discounts available for 5 or more.

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Emergency Preparedness Are You Ready for a Disaster?

Emergency Preparedness Are You Ready for a Disaster?

My family thinks I’m crazy. They make faces at me when I give them a 1st Aid kit, One-Way CPR mask, flashlight, wool blanket or set of emergency reflectors for the trunk of their car for a birthday gift or stocking stuffer. I’ve even been called a “prepper!”

However, having worked in the field as a Paramedic and Trauma Flight Nurse, I’ve seen the difference that training, planning and the proper equipment can make to assure the best possible outcome for the victim(s) of an emergency.

Promise me……you won't put it off for another day! Cindy Tait, Training Specialist - Center for Healthcare Education.

The National Safety Council recommends the following general precautions that apply to many disaster situations:

  • Make sure to have a family communication planin place; all members of the family should review and practice the plan
  • Have all family members' and other important phone numbers written down or memorized
  • Have an emergency kit in your carand at least three days of food and water at home
  • Be sure to store all important documents – birth certificates, insurance policies, etc. – in a fire-proof safe or safety deposit box
  • Assign one family member the responsibility of learning first aid and CPR
  • Know how to shut off utilities

The National Safety Council offers safety tips specific to each of the following emergencies:

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