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American Heart Association Courses

American Heart Association - BLS for Healthcare Providers

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider - 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: MDs, RNs, RTs, LVNs, EMTs, Paramedics, Dentists, Pharmacists, and allied Medical Professionals

The BLS CPR Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Breathing Barriers, Bag Valve Masks, and Two Rescuer CPR
  • Cardiopulmonary Emergencies and Special Resuscitation Situations

Additional Info:

  • You will receive your Certification Card immediately after class.
  • Please enter your name exactly as you would like it to appear on your certification card

Same Day Certification Card! 

If you are ordering a textbook for Pick-Up, please call ahead of time to make an appointment to pick up your book as our office hours can change based on our class schedule.

American Heart Association - Heartsaver® CPR AED

Heartsaver CPR & AED – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing CPR & AED certification.

The CPR & AED covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations

**This class fulfills the CPR requirement for the California Teaching Credential

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare field)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

Class Running Time: Approximately 2.5 Hours

Same Day Certification Card! 

American Heart Association - Heartsaver® First Aid

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing the basic First Aid certification.

The First Aid Class covers:

  • Patient Assessment
  • Asthma
  • Muscle and Bone Injuries
  • Seizures
  • Trauma (bleeding wounds)
  • Heat and Cold Emergencies (Heat Stroke, Hypothermia, etc.)
  • Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis

Same Day Certification Card! 

**This class fulfills the First-Aid requirement for the California Teaching Credential

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare field)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

Class Running Time: Approximately 2.5 Hours

American Heart Association - Heartsaver® CPR AED, First Aid

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing the basic First Aid CPR AED certification.

The CPR, AED, and First Aid Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Basic First Aid

**This class fulfills the CPR requirement for the California Teaching Credential

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare field)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

Class Running Time: Approximately 5 Hours

Same Day Certification Card! 

American Heart Association – ACLS Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Initial

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider - 2 Year Certification

In this blended classroom course, providers enhance their skills in treating adult victims of cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies, while earning their American Heart Association ACLS (AHA ACLS) for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card.

The ACLS course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.

Students receive a two-year certification card through the American Heart Association upon completion of the course.

This class is appropriate for:

    • Emergency medical professionals
    • Critical care professionals
    • Intensive care professionals
    • Other healthcare professionals responsible for directing or participating in management of cardiovascular emergencies

Additional Info:

      • You will receive your Certification Card immediately after class.
      • Please enter your name exactly as you would like it to appear on your certification card

Same Day Certification Card! 

If you are ordering a textbook for Pick-Up, please call ahead of time to make an appointment to pick up your book as our office hours can change based on our class schedule.

 

American Heart Association – ACLS Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Renewal

American Heart Association ACLS for Healthcare Provider - 2 Year Certification

In this blended classroom course, providers enhance their skills in treating adult victims of cardiac arrest or other cardiopulmonary emergencies, while earning their American Heart Association ACLS (AHA ACLS) for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card.

The ACLS course is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.

Students receive a two-year certification card through the American Heart Association upon completion of the course.

This class is appropriate for:

    • Emergency medical professionals
    • Critical care professionals
    • Intensive care professionals
    • Other healthcare professionals responsible for directing or participating in management of cardiovascular emergencies

Additional Info:

      • You will receive your Certification Card immediately after class.
      • Please enter your name exactly as you would like it to appear on your certification card

Same Day Certification Card! 

If you are ordering a textbook for Pick-Up, please call ahead of time to make an appointment to pick up your book as our office hours can change based on our class schedule.

American Heart Association - Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED

American Heart Association Pediatric First Aid and CPR

(2 Year Certification) – Same Day Certification Card!

Recommended for: Preschools, Daycare, Child Care Workers, Parents, and Babysitters.

The Pediatric First Aid and CPR Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • How to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) & special considerations
  • Unconscious and Conscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Pediatric Asthma and Anaphylaxis
  • Basic First Aid (with a focus on most common pediatric emergencies)

** This class meets the requirements for the CPR and First Aid portion of California Title 22 and EMSA for Child Care Providers.

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

Class Running Time: 5 Hours

American Heart Association - Online Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED (Skills Only)

This registration page is for those who have completed Part 1 through the American Heart Association Website (http://onlineaha.org/)  and need Parts 2 and 3 (Skills Session) ONLY.  You must have completed Part 1 (online course) on your own. Please print and bring AHA Online Completion Certificate)

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED Online Course includes adult, child and infant CPR and teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the few minutes until professional help arrives.

There are TWO parts to the Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED ONLINE with Skills Session course:

Part 1: at your home or office: Online simulation and written test completion (0.5 to 2 hours)

Part 2: at one of our regularly scheduled classes: Manikin practice and skills testing (20 - 30 minutes)

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing the basic First Aid CPR AED certification.

American Heart Association - Online Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED

 

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED Online Course includes adult, child and infant CPR and teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the few minutes until professional help arrives.

There are TWO parts to the Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED ONLINE with Skills Session course:

Part 1: at your home or office: Online simulation and written test completion (0.5 to 2 hours)

Part 2: at one of our regularly scheduled classes: Manikin practice and skills testing (20 - 30 minutes)

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing the basic First Aid CPR AED certification.

American Heart Association - Online Heartsaver® First Aid

 

Heartsaver First Aid – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

The Heartsaver First Aid  Online Course includes adult, child, infant  and teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the few minutes until professional help arrives.

There are TWO parts to the Heartsaver First Aid with Skills Session course:

Part 1: at your home or office: Online simulation and written test completion (0.5 to 2 hours)

Part 2: at one of our regularly scheduled classes: Manikin practice and skills testing (20 - 30 minutes)

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing the basic First Aid CPR AED certification.

American Heart Association - Online Heartsaver® First Aid (Skills Only)

This registration page is for those who have completed Part 1 through the American Heart Association Website (http://onlineaha.org/)  and need Parts 2 and 3 (Skills Session) ONLY.  You must have completed Part 1 (online course) on your own. Please print and bring AHA Online Completion Certificate)

Heartsaver First Aid – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

The Heartsaver First Aid  Online Course includes adult, child, infant  and teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the few minutes until professional help arrives.

There are TWO parts to the Heartsaver First Aid with Skills Session course:

Part 1: at your home or office: Online simulation and written test completion (0.5 to 2 hours)

Part 2: at one of our regularly scheduled classes: Manikin practice and skills testing (20 - 30 minutes)

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing the basic First Aid CPR AED certification.

American Heart Association - Online BLS for Healthcare Providers (Skills Only)

This registration page is for those who have completed Part 1 through the American Heart Association Website (http://onlineaha.org/)  and need Parts 2 and 3 (Skills Session) ONLY.  You must have completed Part 1 (online course) on your own. Please print and bring AHA Online Completion Certificate.

The BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages, including providing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device with oxygen, and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. Intended for licensed and non-licensed healthcare professionals.  The course completion card for the blended online course is identical to the card for the classroom course.

There are THREE parts to the BLS Online with Skills Check course:

  1. Part 1 (not included in this registration) at your home or office: Online simulation and written test completion (0.5 to 2 hours)
  2. Part 2 and 3 (Skills Session) at one of our regularly scheduled classes: Manikin practice and skills testing (less than 1-hr)

Additional Info:

  • You will receive your Certification Card immediately after Skills Session
  • Your CPR card will be identical to the classroom-based CPR card
  • Please enter your name exactly as you would like it to appear on your certification card

American Heart Association - Online Heartsaver® CPR/AED

Heartsaver CPR & AED – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

The Heartsaver CPR/AED Online Course includes adult, child and infant CPR and teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the few minutes until professional help arrives.

There are TWO parts to the Heartsaver CPR/AED ONLINE with Skills Session course:

Part 1 at your home or office: Online simulation and written test completion (0.5 to 2 hours)

Part 2 at one of our regularly scheduled classes: Manikin practice and skills testing (20 - 30 minutes)

 

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing the basic First Aid CPR AED certification.

American Heart Association - Online Heartsaver® CPR/AED (Skills Only)

This registration page is for those who have completed Part 1 through the American Heart Association Website (http://onlineaha.org/)  and need Parts 2 and 3 (Skills Session) ONLY.  You must have completed Part 1 (online course) on your own. Please print and bring AHA Online Completion Certificate)

Heartsaver CPR & AED – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

The Heartsaver CPR/AED Online Course includes adult, child and infant CPR and teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the few minutes until professional help arrives.

There are TWO parts to the Heartsaver CPR/AED ONLINE with Skills Session course:

Part 1 at your home or office: Online simulation and written test completion (0.5 to 2 hours)

Part 2 at one of our regularly scheduled classes: Manikin practice and skills testing (20 - 30 minutes)

 

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing the basic First Aid CPR AED certification.

American Heart Association - Online Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED

The Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED Online Course includes adult, child and infant CPR and teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the few minutes until professional help arrives.

There are TWO parts to the Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED ONLINE with Skills Session course:

Part 1 at your home or office: Online simulation and written test completion (0.5 to 2 hours)

Part 2 at one of our regularly scheduled classes: Manikin practice and skills testing (20 - 30 minutes)

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing the basic First Aid CPR AED certification.

**This class fulfills the CPR requirement for the California Teaching Credential

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare field)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

American Heart Association - Online Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED (Skills Only)

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

This registration page is for those who have completed Part 1 through the American Heart Association Website (http://onlineaha.org/) and need Part 2 (Skills Session) ONLY.  You must have completed Part 1 (online course) on your own. Please print and bring AHA Online Completion Certificate).

The Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED Online Course includes adult, child and infant CPR and teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the few minutes until professional help arrives.

There are TWO parts to the Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED ONLINE with Skills Session course:

Part 1 at your home or office: Online simulation and written test completion (0.5 to 2 hours)

Part 2 at one of our regularly scheduled classes: Manikin practice and skills testing (20 - 30 minutes)

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, Coaches, Summer Camp Staff, Church Leaders, Daycare Workers, Industrial Workers, Electricians, Plumbers, Miners, Construction Workers, Marine Workers Welders, and anyone needing the basic First Aid CPR AED certification.

**This class fulfills the CPR requirement for the California Teaching Credential

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare field)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

American Heart Association - Online BLS for Healthcare Providers

The BLS for Healthcare Providers Blended Online Course teaches CPR skills for helping victims of all ages, including providing ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device with oxygen, and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. Intended for licensed and non-licensed healthcare professionals.  The course completion card for the blended online course is identical to the card for the classroom course.

There are THREE parts to the BLS Online with Skills Check course:

  1. Part 1 (not included in this registration) at your home or office: Online simulation and written test completion (0.5 to 2 hours)
  2. Part 2 and 3 (Skills Session) at one of our regularly scheduled classes: Manikin practice and skills testing (less than 1-hr)

Additional Info:

  • You will receive your Certification Card immediately after Skills Session
  • Your CPR card will be identical to the classroom-based CPR card
  • Please enter your name exactly as you would like it to appear on your certification card

American Safety & Health Institute Courses

ASHI - Basic CPR/AED & First Aid

ASHI Basic CPR/AED & First Aid – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

The ASHI Basic CPR, AED, and First Aid Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Basic First Aid

This class is appropriate for:

  • Babysitters
  • Coaches
  • Teachers
  • Church Leaders
  • Daycare Workers
  • And anyone needing the basic CPR AED certification.

**This class fulfills the CPR requirement for the California Teaching Credential

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

Class Running Time: Approximately 5 Hours

Same Day Certification Card! 

ASHI - CPR Pro (Professional Rescuer)

ASHI CPR Pro - Professional Rescuer – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

This expert-level program from the American Safety & Health Institute helps keep healthcare professionals prepared and ready to respond as they encounter life-threatening emergencies, provide basic life support, and respond to choking and other airway obstruction incidents. ASHI’s CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer has been approved for training for Emergency Medical Services personnel and is accepted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

Intended Audience: This program is designed for individuals in the healthcare or professional rescuer field that are required to have professional-level basic life support training.

Skills covered will include:

  1. Chain of Survival
  2. Personal Safety
  3. Chest Compressions
  4. Rescue Breaths - CPR Mask
  5. Rescue Breaths - Bag Mask
  6. Rescue Breaths - Other Considerations
  7. Primary Assessment—Unresponsive Patient
  8. Unresponsive and Breathing—Recovery Position
  9. Unresponsive, Not Breathing, and Has a Pulse—Rescue Breathing
  10. Unresponsive, Not Breathing, and Pulseless—CPR
  11. Automated External Defibrillators
  12. Basic AED Operation
  13. Troubleshooting & Other Considerations
  14. Team Approach
  15. Choking
  16. Emotional Considerations
  17. and much more.

CECBEMS: This course qualifies for 2.75 Continuing Education Hours (CEH) credits.

Certification Period: 2 Years

**This class is NOT the AHA Healthcare Provider Course (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

ASHI - Emergency Oxygen Administration

ASHI Emergency Oxygen Administration   – 2 YEAR CERTIFICATION

Serious and life-threatening medical emergencies often cause oxygen to be depleted in the body leaving the victim at risk for shock. The ASHI Emergency Oxygen program focuses on administering emergency oxygen to breathing and non-breathing persons, emergency oxygen delivery systems, and integrating pulse oximetry

Participants will learn how to:

  • Preparation and Assessment Breathing Emergencies
  • The Case for Emergency Oxygen
  • Integrating the Use of Emergency Oxygen
  • Emergency Oxygen Delivery Systems
  • Integrating Pulse Oximetry with Emergency Oxygen
  • Oxygen Delivery for a Breathing Person
  • Oxygen Delivery for a Non-breathing Person
  • After-use Considerations
  • Safety PrecautionsWho will benefit:
  • Individuals who desire or are required to be trained in the administration of emergency oxygen

Prerequisites:

  • Current CPR or CPR & first aid certification

Written Exam: Recommended for designated responders (duty or employer expectation to respond; 80% or better).

Performance Evaluation:  Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

  • Oxygen Delivery for a Breathing Person
  • Oxygen Delivery for a Non-breathing Person

Students must demonstrate the use of gloves and a ventilation mask.

Certification Period:  2 years

ASHI - Wilderness First- Aid

ASHI Wilderness First- Aid – 3 YEAR CERTIFICATION

Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. With ASHI’s Wilderness First Aid, Instructors certified to teach CPR/AED, basic first aid, and have wilderness experience can take advantage of ASHI’s flexible instructional design.

This comprehensive 16-20 hour course meets the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid curriculum and guidelines.

Participants will learn:

  • Preparation and Assessment of Wilderness Emergencies
  • Preventing and Caring for Injuries
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Biological Hazards
  • Medical EmergenciesWho will benefit:
  • Individuals who require or desire wilderness first aid knowledge and skills but are not professional responders
  • Adventure guides, outdoor enthusiasts,
  • camp counselors and administrators, camp participants,
  • Park and forest rangers
  • And other occupations that work in a wilderness environment.Written Exam:Recommended for designated responders (duty or employer expectation to respond; 80% or better).

Performance Evaluation: Required — Students must perform all core skills competently and without assistance for at least three randomly selected Performance Evaluations.

Certification Period: up to 3 years (recommended every 2 years)

American Red Cross Courses

American Red Cross - Basic Life Support

American Red Cross BLS classes are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. Created with the latest information available, our BLS classes allow you to learn the life-saving techniques and can help prepare you for a career in the medical industry, as an EMT, police officer or firefighter, or another career where you have a duty to respond in emergency situations, our BLS classes allow you to choose the training that best suits your needs and your learning style.

What you’ll learn: In order to help you respond safely to a range of medical problems, our BLS class schedule includes coursework in:

    • Scene Safety & Assessment
    • CPR/AED Use for Adults, Children and Infants
    • Obstructed Airways
    • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

This class is appropriate for:

  • Nurses
  • EMTS/Paramedics
  • Pharmacists
  • Chiropractors
  • Dental/Doctor's Offices
  • And many other healthcare professions

**This class is NOT the AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Course (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

**Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106

American Red Cross - CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers

The purpose of the American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers program is to train professional-level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. This program is offered in traditional classroom or blended learning (online learning with instructor-led skill session) formats.

Certification Requirements:

  • Classroom (traditional classroom, instructor-led)
  • Attend the entire course.
  • Participate in all skill sessions and scenarios.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios.
  • Pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80 percent (20  Correct answers out of 25 questions).
  • Blended Learning (online learning and instructor-led skills session).
  • Complete all lessons of the online learning session and pass the online Assessment with a score of at least 80%.
  • Participate in all course activities.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills.

What you’ll learn:

In order to help you respond safely to a range of medical problems, our BLS class schedule includes coursework in:

  • Scene Safety & Assessment
  • CPR/AED Use for Adults, Children and Infants
  • Obstructed Airways
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

This class is appropriate for:

  • EMTS/Paramedics
  • Firefighters
  • Lifeguards
  • Law Enforcement
  • And many other healthcare professions

**This class is NOT the AHA Healthcare Provider Course (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

**Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106

AMERICAN RED CROSS - ADULT AND PEDIATRIC FIRST AID, CPR/AED

 

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age – adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age). Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

This class is appropriate for:

  • Nurses Babysitters
  • Lifeguards
  • Coaches
  • Teachers
  • Summer Camp Staff
  • Church Leaders
  • Daycare Workers
  • Industrial Workers
  • Electricians
  • Plumbers
  • Miners
  • Construction Workers/Marine Workers
  • Welders
  • And anyone needing the basic First Aid CPR AED certification.

**This class is NOT an American Heart Association AHA course (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course if you require AHA training)

*Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106

AMERICAN RED CROSS - ONLINE ADULT AND PEDIATRIC FIRST AID, CPR/AED

Audience
  • For new students or those who need to renew their certification
  • Ideal course for Workplace Responders and Employees, Fitness Trainers, Coaches, Teachers and the General Public
Class Description
This American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED class incorporates the latest science and teaches students how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of all ages. This class meets OSHA/workplace requirements and meets the CPR requirement for the California Teaching Credential.

  • Adult, Child and Infant CPR
  • How to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking
  • Basic First Aid including burns; cuts; head, neck and back injuries and more

This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion and must be taken on a PC or tablet with a high speed Internet connection. Allow approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete the online portion.

Duration
  • 1 hr 15 min class time + 1 hr 30 min online = 2 hr 45 min total
Certification Issued
  • 2 year American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED & First-Aid Certificate

American Red Cross - Wilderness and Remote First Aid Course

The American Red Cross is introducing the newly revised Wilderness and Remote First Aid program. This program is designed to teach individuals how to deal with emergency situations by using first aid skills in a delayed-help environment. The program is based on the 2010 Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines and offers enhanced content and topics to meet OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs and has been updated to reflect the latest emergency cardiovascular care science.

The Wilderness and Remote First Aid program is appropriate for audiences from youth-serving organizations as well as adults who participate in outdoor recreational activities or who work in wilderness or remote settings where emergency medical services (EMS) response is more than 1 hour away. The Wilderness and Remote First Aid program emphasizes experiential learning and major portions of the course are meant to be taught in outdoor settings. The program content has been revised to encompass ECCU 2015 and current guidelines by the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. Features of the New Program The program artwork including the skill sheet has been revised. Skill sheets now match the content found within the First Aid/CPR/AED participant materials.

Features Program topics include:

  • Integration of emergency action principles in a wilderness setting
  • Performing primary and secondary
  • Head (brain), neck and spinal injuries
  • Hypothermia
  • Heat-related emergencies
  • Altitude-related illnesses
  • Allergies and anaphylaxis
  • Wounds and wound infection
  • Bone and joint injuries
  • Burns Submersion incidents
  • Bites and stings

Additional Info:

  • You will receive your Certification Card immediately after class.
  • Please enter your name exactly as you would like it to appear on your certification card

Same Day Certification Card! 

Coaching Systems Courses

Coaching Systems CEVO 4 Ambulance


Coaching Systems CEVO 4® Ambulance (Classroom/Lecture)

First introduced in the early 90’s, the Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO) courses for ambulance, fire and police personnel quickly became accepted as standards in driver training for these fields. Since then, over 500,000 emergency professionals have been trained with the CEVO programs.

 

Course Sessions Overview:

  1. Self-Appraisal (Pre-Training Assessment)
  2. Vehicle Inspection & Characteristics Review
  3. Critical Elements (SCC – Scanning, Cushion of Safety, Communicating)
  4. Situa
    tional Driving in both Emergency and Non-Emergency Driving (Applying the principles of SCC in congested driving environments)
  5. Situational Driving Continued in both Emergency and Non-Emergency Driving (Applying the principles of SCC in open roadway environments)
  6. Special Considerations (Backing, Adverse Weather, Driving at Night, Rotaries, The ‘Move Over Law’, Toll Areas)
  7. You Be The Coach (Emergency Driving Scenarios Analyses)

What’s new in CEVO 4®: Ambulance

  1. All new participant Response Book
  2. All new, fifty question, computer-scored final test
  3. Seven new video presentations
  4. New discussion scenarios for both emergency and non-emergency driving situations
  5. Two additional braking system video presentations
  6. Applying the principles of “SCC” (scanning, cushion of safety, communicating) to both emergency and non-emergency driving
  7. “ Active Shooter” policy review
  8. “Move Over Law” review
  9.  New post-course “Refresher” discussion exercises

And still includes the popular features:

  1. Same proven, discussion-based educational approach
  2. Capitalizes on the highly successful “Coaching” method of training
  3. Course completion certificate and recognition patch upon achieving 80% or better on the Final Test scored by Coaching Systems LLC.
  4. Same easy-to-use training materials:

Graduates receive CEVO 4 patches and certificates.

Coaching Systems CEVO 4 Ambulance/Fire Instructor Course

Coaching Systems CEVO 4 Ambulance/Fire Instructor Development Course (Classroom/Lecture)

Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO) 4: AMBULANCE promotes critical thinking during high-pressure driving situations and offers defensive driving strategies to avoid collisions. The course trains emergency vehicle drivers how to navigate through traffic safely in both emergency and non-emergency situations and features videos with ambulance driver simulations followed by group discussions.

What participants will learn

Throughout the 6-hour course, participants will learn defensive driving techniques to maneuver safely through traffic under severe time constraints and stress. Topics include handling blind spots, cushion of safety, navigating through intersections, proper ways to pass and change lanes, backing and parking safely, avoiding tailgaters and improving driver reaction time.

Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator 3: AMBULANCE or FIRE course materials

Instructor Kit – Fully-scripted Instructor manual with group learning activities, discussion diagrams and situation analyses to reinforce key coaching points, observation checklist and a DVD with vehicle inspections and real-life driver scenarios

 Please Choose date/time and location you would like to attend:

Coaching Systems CEVO 3 Fire Apparatus Operator

Coaching Systems CEVO 3 Fire Apparatus Operator (Classroom/Lecture)

First introduced in the early 90's, the Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO) courses for ambulance, fire and police personnel quickly became accepted as standards in driver training for these fields. Since then, over 500,000 emergency professionals have been trained with the CEVO programs.

Now, based on valuable input from participants, instructors and loss prevention professionals, a revised and updated CEVO Fire 3

As with the original program, operators will appreciate CEVO 3's non-lecture, participant-intensive educational approach, and instructors will appreciate the program's flexible and easy-to-use format.

Video Presentation Features scripts, video footage and graphics, with:

  • 16-page full-color Participant Response book
  • Self-Appraisal
  • Discussion Questions and Situation Analyses
  • Computer-scored Operator Tests

Comprehensive coverage of collision-prevention techniques, including:

  • Cushion of safety
  • Scanning
  • Apparatus positioning
  • Handling blind spots
  • Safe backing
  • Operating on different types of road surfaces
  • Parking procedure, and more...

Coverage of a wide range of other safety-related topics, including:

  • Apparatus inspection
  • Apparatus handling and design characteristics
  • Driving with and without sirens
  • Safety at the fire ground
  • A non-lecture, participant-intensive educational approach
  • A flexible, modular, easy to use training format (A complete in-house driver training program)
  • And a reasonable price (far less than the cost of one "minor" collision)

Graduates receive CEVO 3 patches and certificates

Emergency Care & Safety Institute Courses

ECSI - Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

Based on the 2015 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), Health Care Provider CPR, Fifth Edition is ideal for use within courses designed to certify health care providers in CPR and AED. More than a stand-alone text, this student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students. This manual includes:

  • Coverage of the 2015 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction on how to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency.
  • Emergency Care Wrap-Up Tables: Provide a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take

This class is appropriate for:

  • Nurses
  • EMTS/Paramedics
  • And many other healthcare professions

**This class is NOT the AHA Healthcare Provider Course (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

**Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106

ECSI - Standard, First-Aid, CPR/AED

Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED, Seventh Edition is ideal for use within training courses designed to certify individuals in first aid, CPR, and AED. More than a stand-alone text, this student manual is the center of an integrated teaching and learning system that offers many resources to better support instructors and prepare students. This manual includes:

  • Coverage of the 2015 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction on how to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency.
  • Current information on injuries and illnesses: Core information for first aiders presented in a clear and straightforward format.
  • New and updated content on the use of hemostatic dressings, application of tourniquets, administering epinephrine, dental care, and more.
  • Instructors have the option to mix and match teaching methods and learning tools to improve student retention and engagement!

This class is appropriate for:

  • Coaches
  • Teachers
  • Summer Camp Staff
  • Church Leaders
  • Daycare Workers
  • Industrial Workers
  • Electricians
  • Plumbers
  • Miners
  • Construction Workers/Marine Workers

ECSI - Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is pleased to bring you the Second Edition of its national pediatric first aid course, Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers (PedFACTs)The PedFACTs course is designed to give caregivers and teachers the education and confidence that they need to care effectively for sick or injured children. This participant manual is the core of the PedFACTs course with features that reinforce and expand on the essential information.

Each emergency topic is divided into three sections:

  • What You Should Know: Provides background information.
  • What You Should Look For: Provides assessment information.
  • What You Should Do: Provides first aid treatment information

The PedFACTs course also covers the “4Cs of Pediatric First Aid” help focus providers on the steps they need to take to safely manage emergencies: Check, Call, Care, and Complete.

This class is appropriate for:

  • Babysitters
  • Coaches
  • Teachers
  • Church Leaders
  • Daycare Workers
  • And anyone needing the basic CPR AED certification.

ECSI - Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention

When athletes become ill or injured during practice or competition, coaches and athletic trainers need to know how to respond. Whether on the court, on the field, at the pool, or in the gym, coaches and trainers must be prepared to handle the common injuries and illnesses they will likely encounter while coaching their sport. Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention teaches coaches and trainers how to administer basic first aid to sick and injured athletes as well as well ways to prevent illnesses and injuries from occurring.

The text includes:

  • Lists of injuries and illnesses most common to each sport.
  • Key information on sports injury prevention.
  • A sample Emergency Action Plan.
  • Skill drills providing step-by-step explanations and visual summaries of important first aid skills.
  • Caution boxes emphasizing crucial actions that coaches and trainers should or should not take while administering first aid.
  • Flowcharts that reinforce the decision-making process and appropriate procedures.

This class is appropriate for:

  • Coaches
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Camp counselors
  • Youth Athletic Program Coordinators

ECSI - BLAST! (Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training)

BLAST! (Babysitter Lessons and Safety Training), Third Edition is an important training program for potential babysitters and parents considering hiring a babysitter.

The BLAST! Program is exciting and interactive, providing extensive training in pediatric first aid, household safety, and the fundamentals of childcare.  Features of the Third Edition include:

  • Most current practices for safety and injury prevention while babysitting
  • First Aid basics for emergency response
  • Quick references tools for babysitters
  • Fun, easy to follow booklet

Designed for people ages 13 and older, their parents, and parents looking to hire a babysitter, the BLAST! Program can prepare children to interview for a babysitting job, select safe and suitable games and activities, prevent accidents, perform first aid, and begin babysitting safely and competently.

 

This class is appropriate for:

  • Babysitters
  • Coaches
  • Teachers
  • Church Leaders
  • Daycare Workers
  • And anyone needing the basic CPR AED certification.

ECSI - Pet First Aid & Disaster Response Course

The Pet First Aid & Disaster Response Course is designed to help pet owners provide temporary, urgent care to pets until they can reach a veterinary or emergency clinic. The text will teach readers to care for their animals before, during, and after an emergency.

The Pet First Aid & Disaster Response Guide includes coverage of:

  • Injury prevention and disaster preparation.
  • Personal safety precautions to help pet owners identify and minimize risks.
  • A wide array of pet emergencies including bleeding and bite wounds, cardiac arrest, choking, burns, poisoning, trauma, and more.

National Safety Council Courses

National Safety Council - Advanced First-Aid Course

National Safety Council- Advanced First-Aid Training

Immediate response to emergency situations is critical. Are your employees prepared? This 16 hour advanced first aid course will help them recognize and act in an emergency to sustain life.

OSHA mandates that a trained first aid responder must be present in high risk industries with the most dangerous jobs where medical emergencies require immediate emergency response. Ensure compliance and prepare your workforce with this comprehensive 16-hour advanced first aid course. It's the industry-leading occupational first aid training that will help your workforce recognize and act competently and confidently in an emergency situation in order to sustain life.

NSC® Advanced First Aid, CPR & AED is designed for the layperson as well as health care professionals. This instructor-led classroom course is ideal for organizations requiring advanced first aid training for high risk occupations.

Meets current CPR and ECC Guidelines. Also meets OSHA requirements for first aid training in the workplace.

Course content

  • NSC Basic Life Support for Health Care & Professional Rescuers
  • Give basic life support training commonly taught to health care and rescue professional
  • Give advanced resuscitation techniques
  • How to control bleeding and manage shock
  • Caring for injuries and medical emergencies
  • Special situations, including behavioral emergencies, pregnancy and childbirth
  • Perform remote-location first aid

Who will benefit:

  • Employees in a high risk industry
  • College students
  • Individuals requiring certification

Course materials

  • Student Textbook
  • Full-color illustrations, step-by-step photo sequences and skills presentations, plus statistics and checklists
  • Course DVD
  • Nationally recognized course completion cards

National Safety Council - Attitudinal Dynamics of Defensive Driving

National Safety Council- Attitudinal Dynamics of Defensive Driving Course

Behavior-based advanced course for problem drivers

Course Description

DDC Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving is recommended most often for drivers with multiple traffic violations and those with poor driving behaviors who need a catalyst for positive change.

Newly revised, this eight-hour, highly interactive course engages students in relearning road rules along with exercises designed to help them understand the connection between choices and consequences and helps them develop a plan to change their driving choices and behaviors. Available in English and Spanish, this course is also offered in a six hour format to meet the guidelines and content requirements for court and state government traffic safety and ticket diversion programs.

Through small group discussion and active dialogue between students and instructor, this course will influence and challenge participants to change their behind-the-wheel behaviors and attitudes so they choose to drive safely, responsibly, respectfully and lawfully.

What participants will learn

This course is specifically designed for traffic violators and court referrals, as a diversion program for drivers with excessive violations, or for drivers with poor driving habits. Participants will be provided with the knowledge, skills and techniques to improve their driving-related choices, and thereby avoid collisions and decrease future violations. Learners are actively involved in evaluating their driving habits and making decisions and choices about their driving behaviors. Drivers develop personal action plans for practicing good driving behavior

Participants discuss the citations that brought them to class, test their knowledge of core traffic rules and learn that it is up to them whether they drive poorly or properly and the consequences of their choices – financial, legal, injuries and death

Same Day Defensive Driving Certificates! 

**Check with your DMV for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106 .**

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National Safety Council - Bloodborne/Airborne Pathogens Course

National Safety Council- Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030 requires employers to safeguard employees who have a reasonably anticipated occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. Without proper preparation in blood diseases and airborne pathogens, costly OSHA and state-specific regulatory fines could be levied. Much more importantly, lives could be adversely impacted or even lost. Ensure both safety and compliance with industry-leading classroom Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens training.​

Participants will learn:

  • The fundamentals of Bloodborne pathogens training​
  • Essential information on hepatitis viruses and HIV​
  • How to prevent infection from Bloodborne pathogens
  • About airborne pathogens, including tuberculosis

Who would benefit:

  • Employees trained in First Aid, CPR & AED and who are responsible for rendering medical assistance
  • Plant operations engineers, maintenance workers and janitors
  • Fire, Police, First Responders and Healthcare professionals
  • Teachers, coaches, school personnel and child care ​workers
  • Hotel housekeepers and hospitality workers

Same Day Certification Card! 

 

**Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106 .**

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National Safety Council - Basic Life Support for Health Care and Professional Rescuers

National Safety Council- Basic Life Support for Health Care and Professional Rescuers

Today's professional responders encounter many challenges such as natural and man-made disasters and infectious diseases. Responders may require increased training to effectively handle these emergencies. This in-depth course focuses on immediate life-threatening situations, and demonstrates how to respond quickly and effectively. As importantly, it provides real-world perspectives on how frequently these situations occur to help provide context and retain knowledge.  This NSC course meets Center for Disease Control, OSHA and National Fire Protection Agency guidelines.

Participants will learn:

  • The professional rescuer's role in medical emergencies
  • How to assess a victim's condition
  • Basic life support, including rescue breathing, cardiac emergencies and CPR airway obstruction
  • How to properly and effectively use an automated external defibrillation (AED)

Who will benefit:

  • Health care providers
  • Emergency response teams
  • EMS professionals, firefighters, police and paramedics
  • Lifeguards, athletic trainers and medical assistants
  • Individuals requiring certification

Same Day Certification Card! 

**This class is NOT the AHA Healthcare Provider Course (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

 

**Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106 .**

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National Safety Council - CPR, AED & First-Aid (Classroom Training)

This course has been designed using extensive research and educational testing to improve skill mastery and retention over the long-term. This comprehensive course is taught in a dynamic and hands-on way with industry-leading curriculum and content from the expert in occupational first aid training.

Participants will learn to:

  • Recognize medical emergencies
  • Handle breathing and cardiac emergencies
  • Act appropriately and effectively and sustain life until professional help arrive
  • Prevent disease transmission
  • Identify and care for bleeding, sudden illness and injuries

Who Would Benefit:

  • Emergency Response Teams
  • Safety Personnel
  • Supervisors
  • Individuals requiring CPR certification
  • General public

**This class fulfills the CPR requirement for the California Teaching Credential

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

 

**Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106 .**

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National Safety Council - Defensive Driving 4 Hour Course

National Safety Council- Defensive Driving 4 Hour Course

National Safety Council is the premier provider of defensive driver training in the nation. In addition to nationally recognized courses, American First Responder offers a number of state-certified programs that align with specific state regulations.

NSC's state programs are trusted by more traffic safety courts, motor vehicle departments, municipalities, businesses, government agencies and driving schools nationwide for providing consistent, quality course materials and instructors.

This course would benefit drivers that have DMV Holds, Suspensions and Tickets in the following:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Nevada
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  •  Ohio
  • Texas

 

These National Safety Council Defensive Driving Courses are not recognized by the California Department of Motor Vehicles as traffic school and are not considered point reduction courses for the states of California. They may or may not be recognized by some California insurance companies for premium discounts. Please check with your individual insurance provider for information.

One short class can equal long-term savings. Upon completion of one of our state-certified courses, you will receive an official NSC Defensive Driving Certificate and may be eligible for insurance discounts or point reduction off your driving record.

 

Same Day Defensive Driving Certificates! 

**During Registration Please Enter Affected Driver License Number**

**Check with your state DMW for certification requirements or call us at 800-573-0106.**

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National Safety Council - Defensive Driving 6/8 Hour Course


National Safety Council- Defensive Driving 6/8 Hour Course

National Safety Council is the premier provider of defensive driver training in the nation. In addition to nationally recognized courses, American First Responder offers a number of state-certified programs that align with specific state regulations.

NSC's state programs are trusted by more traffic safety courts, motor vehicle departments, municipalities, businesses, government agencies and driving schools nationwide for providing consistent, quality course materials and instructors.

This course would benefit drivers that have DMV Holds, Suspensions and Tickets in the following states:

  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Nevada
  • North Carolina
  •  New Jersey
  • New York
  •  Ohio
  • Texas


These National Safety Council Defensive Driving Courses are not recognized by the California Department of Motor Vehicles as traffic school and are not considered point reduction courses for the states of California. They may or may not be recognized by some California insurance companies for premium discounts. Please check with your individual insurance provider for information.

One short class can equal long-term savings. Upon completion of one of our state-certified courses, you will receive an official NSC Defensive Driving Certificate and may be eligible for insurance discounts or point reduction off your driving record.

 

Same Day Defensive Driving Certificates! 

**During Registration Please Enter Affected Driver License Number**

**Check with your state DMW for certification requirements or call us at 800-573-0106.**

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National Safety Council - Defensive Driving Employer Mandated (Fleet Safety)

National Safety Council- Defensive Driving Employee Fleet Safety Course (Employer Mandated)

Protect your employees with the National Safety Council's Defensive Driving Courses

As with all safety initiatives, training is one of the keys to success. Providing the latest state-of-the-art, most economical, and effective driver training tool is now easier than ever.

Motor vehicle collisions are responsible for more work-related fatalities and also represent the highest worker's compensation claims of all measured causes. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) statistics tell the facts:

  • 95% of all crashes involve human error.
  • 1 out of 9 employees will be involved in a collision each year.
  • For every 1,000 people employed, 14 will be injured in a collision each year.
  • For every 102 injuries, there will be one employee death.
  • The annual employer cost of motor vehicle collisions is approximately $350 per employee.

Course Overview:

Through market surveys and discussions with state authorities and organizations, NSC has learned that customization of the course to meet specific curriculum criteria or an organization’s needs are strongly preferred as a feature.

DDC 4 6th edition continued to be based on the highly successful DDC 4 instructor-led/classroom- based model, with emphasis on a 4-hour delivery while now allowing greater flexibility to customize for organizations with diverse delivery issues and needs. Decisions on content and activities for the course continue to be based on incident and death rates, Emerging trends, research and knowledge of issues.

Same Day Defensive Driving Certificates!

 

**Check with your employer or the DMV for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106 .**

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National Safety Council - Defensive Driving Insurance Discount Course

National Safety Council- Defensive Driving Insurance Discount Course

Accidents happen. It's a part of life, and we here at American First Responder understand that. But you can avoid driving accidents by being a defensive driver. If you've completed a defensive driving course within the past three years, you could qualify for a Defensive Driver Discount in most of our covered states. Save up to 10% by taking a defensive driving course to get a discount on some coverages. Not only will you be lowering your chances of ending up in accident, you will also be saving money on car insurance.

So what do you learn in a Defensive Driving class? The classes include a review of basic car maintenance, traffic laws, defensive driving techniques, drug and alcohol education and environmental hazards. Drivers must successfully complete and pass the state-certified course to eligible for the discount. Age limitations may apply depending on your state.

This course would benefit drivers with the following auto insurance carriers:

  • Gieco Customers
  • Metlife
  • Travelers
  • And many more insurance companies

One short class can equal long-term savings. Upon completion of one of our NSC courses, you will receive an official NSC Defensive Driving Certificate and may be eligible for insurance discounts.

Check with your insurance agent and state DMV for your state’s regulations.

Note: This defensive driving course is not intended nor approved for motor vehicle point reduction or ticket dismissal programs. Requirements for insurance discounts vary by state. If you intend to take this course for insurance discount, you must verify with your agent or insurance company before you enroll that they will accept the NSC Defensive Driving Certificates of Completion issued by the National Safety Council. Since only one certificate will be issued to each account, family members will need to purchase separate accounts to receive the certificates of their own.

National Safety Council - Defensive Driving Professional Truck Driver

National Safety Council- Professional Truck Driver Defensive Driving Course

Reduce liability risks and fleet expenses through driver safety training

Your professional truck drivers need to stay safe. And your fleet needs to stay on the road, which means avoiding collisions, injuries and violations.

The newly revised NSC Professional Truck Driver Course helps keep your fleet safe and on the road. This classroom course can be taught in either 3- or 4-hours using its new modularized format and provides customized facilitation options based on learner needs and company goals.

What participants will learn

Participant will acquire the knowledge and defensive driving strategies to help them remain incident-and citation-free by focusing on collision prevention through hazard recognition and crash avoidance techniques. Educating your employees about the importance of safe responsible driving can potentially reduce liability exposure and financial risks and costs related fleet insurance premiums, workers’ compensation claims, traffic violations and repair bills.

Course features:

  • Modularized format to allow flexibility to streamline or adjust course content and topic selection
  • 3 or 4 hours of classroom instruction to accommodate corporate training requirements
  • Videos and animation segments to reinforce key concepts and collision prevention strategies
  • State-of-the-art multimedia presentation integrates course content, videos, animation, and classroom activities with real-life driver situations to improve and enhance learner experience.

A classroom course specifically created to address needs of truck drivers

Topics covered in the course:

  • Defensive driving and collision prevention strategies – speed, proper following distances, lane changes and lane marking’s, passing and overtaking, correct scanning techniques and critical thinking
  • Handling challenging situations – head-on collisions, turn and intersection collisions, backing, distracted driving, and factors contributing to collisions
  • Pre-trip, en-route and post-trip inspections
  • Maneuvering safely through work zones, traffic and weather conditions
  • Hazard recognition and conditions beyond the driver’s control
  • Physical health and wellness of the professional driver – stress management, fatigue, vision, hearing, mobility, medication, and more!

 

**Check with your state DMW for certification requirements or call us at 800-573-0106.**

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National Safety Council - Drive Alive @ 25

National Safety Council- Drive Alive @ 25 Defensive Driving Drive

Proven to help teach young adults to drive safe and responsibly.

Alive at 25 is a highly-interactive course that helps young adults under the age of 25 take greater responsibility for their driving by focusing on behavior, judgment and decision making. Available in English and Spanish, this 4-hour classroom course is an excellent complement to driver education programs that traditionally focus on state laws and vehicle and road handling

What participants will learn

Alive at 25 helps teach young drivers that there are consequences to their driving behavior and provides the tools for making positive choices. Through interactive media segments, group discussions, role playing and workbook exercises, young drivers develop convictions and strategies that keep them safe on the road. With a strong emphasis on classroom participation, teens are encouraged to join in non-threatening, non-judgmental discussions – exploring how changing driver behavior makes personal, legal and financial sense.

Course features

  • Proven, effective facilitation methods for teens learning to drive and young adults who drive as part as their job responsibilities
  • New direction for traffic violators by helping them to change driver attitudes and behaviors
  • Skill practices and defensive driving techniques to help young adults drive safe and more responsibly
  • Coping techniques addressing peer pressure, distractions, cell phone use, and driving hazards before those instances occur

Same Day Defensive Driving Certificates! 

 

Check with your state DMW for certification requirements or call us at 800-573-0106.

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National Safety Council - Emergency Medical Responder Training


National Safety Council- Emergency Medical Responder Training  

If you are looking for first aid training for Emergency Medical Service personnel, there's no better course you'll find on the market. The NSC Emergency Medical Response program offers the most authoritative first aid training on the market. This course reflects the National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards and Emergency Medical Responder Guidelines. 

Participants will learn how to:

  • Assess patients
  • Respond to childbirth scenarios
  • Address airway and breathing emergencies, including training on ventilation devices and oxygen
  • Respond to cardiac emergencies, including CPR and automated external defibrillation training
  • Treat illness and injury, including medical emergencies, such as bleeding and shock,
  • Treat soft-tissue injuries, muscle, bone, head and spinal injuries
  • Perform remote-location first aid and EMS Operations

Who will benefit:

  • Emergency response teams
  • Safety personnel
  • Health care professionals
  • Athletic trainers
  • Individuals requiring certification

Course materials

  • Full-color, step-by-step photos sequences, illustrations and skills demonstrations
  • Course DVD featuring real-life scenarios and CPR skills demonstrations
  • NSC Emergency Medical Response Pocket Guide (also sold separately)
  • Nationally recognized course completion cards

Written Exam: Recommended for designated responders (duty or employer expectation to respond; 80% or better).

Performance Evaluation: Required — Students must perform all core skills competently and without assistance for at least three randomly selected Performance Evaluations.

Certification Period: up to 3 years (recommended every 2 years)

 

**Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106 .**

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National Safety Council - Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness: Will You be Ready if Disaster Strikes?

From weather-related issues to active shooters in the workplace and more, it’s critical for your employees to know the correct action to take before, during and after an emergency. Course content consists of eight independent modules to match your specific training needs. We can also customize the training by adding your company policies, videos or polls to the PowerPoint slides in our program.  Additional supervisor content at the end of each module helps supervisors define their roles and responsibilities for each emergency.

Modules Covered: 

  • Evacuation
  • Weather and Natural Disasters
  • Shelter in Place Emergencies
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Workplace Violence
  • Active Shooter
  • Terrorism Emergencies
  • Communication Before and After Emergencies

Participant Guide Includes: 

  • Student workbook with eight instructional modules
  • Knowledge checks for each module

**Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106 .**

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National Safety Council - Forklift Safety Certification

National Safety Council- Forklift Safety Certification (Classroom/Lecture)

American First Responder provides NSC forklift training that is effective and OSHA-compliant. Trainers employ NIOSH training and coaching methods in a non-lecture format to develop safer forklift operators. One-day forklift training is available at our training center or on-site at your work location.

Forklift Safety Certification Training (Lecture/Classroom):

  • Training on All OSHA approved powered Industrial Lift
  • Moving with and without a load as well as picking up and stacking a load
  • Special considerations, such as trailers, ramps and elevators
  • Become familiar with the safety aspect of the equipment
  • Controls & Instrumentation, Engine Operation and Maintenance
  • Non-operator safety training for those who work around forklifts
  • Written Exam
  • Upon completion of the training, operators will be certified to operate a forklift, and will receive a license valid for 3 years.

Course Materials Include:

  • Full-color, 40-page Participant Workbooks with interactive activities, charts and checklists
  • Certificates of Completion to be personalized and proudly displayed, as well as wallet-cards to identify successful participants as trained operators

Who Would Benefit:

  • Individuals requiring forklift certification
  • Forklift operators
  • Warehouse/shipping/receiving managers
  • Construction site managers
  • Safety managers
  • Safety committee members
  • Operations managers

Same Day Certification Card! 

**Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106 .**

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National Safety Council - Forklift Safety Certification & Practical Test


National Safety Council- Forklift Safety Certification (Classroom/Lecture & Practical Training)

American First Responder provides NSC forklift training that is effective and OSHA-compliant. Trainers employ NIOSH training and coaching methods in a non-lecture format to develop safer forklift operators. One-day forklift training is available at our training center or on-site at your work location.

Training Module 1: Forklift Safety Certification (Lecture/Classroom) Includes

  • Moving with and without a load as well as picking up and stacking a load
  • Special considerations, such as trailers, ramps and elevators
  • Become familiar with the safety aspect of the equipment
  • Controls & Instrumentation, Engine Operation and Maintenance
  • Non-operator safety training for those who work around forklifts
  • Written Exam
  • Upon completion of the training, operators will be certified to operate a forklift, and will receive a license valid for 3 years.

Course Materials Include:

  • Full-color, 40-page Participant Workbooks with interactive activities, charts and checklists
  • Certificates of Completion to be personalized and proudly displayed, as well as wallet-cards to identify successful participants as trained operators

Training Module 2: Hands-On Practice with Skills Evaluation (Practical Training)

  • Learning to drive Standard Forklift equipment (Sit Down).
  • Become familiar with the safety aspect of the equipment
  • Following forklift safety guidelines
  • Accounting for visibility restrictions
  • Mastering vehicle controls
  • Steering the vehicle
  • Inspecting and maintaining forklift motor and components

Who Would Benefit:

  • Individuals requiring forklift certification
  • Forklift operators
  • Warehouse/shipping/receiving managers
  • Construction site managers
  • Safety managers
  • Safety committee membe

Same Day Certification Card! 

NSC - Bloodborne/Airborne Instructor Development Course

National Safety Council - Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens Development Instructor Course

OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030 requires employers to annually train employees who have a reasonably anticipated occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials in the course of their work.

What does the OSHA standard mean for you?

The National Safety Council makes it easy to understand how OSHA's Bloodborne standard affects your organization.

What you will learn:

During this course you will learn new methods that involve, influence and facilitate adult learning while refining your teaching skills. The Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens course topics include:

  • The fundamentals of Bloodborne pathogens
  • Essential information on hepatitis viruses and HIV
  • How to prevent infection from Bloodborne pathogens
  • Exposure control
  • Labeling
  • About airborne pathogens, including tuberculosis

The NSC Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens program will help you:

  • Understand the standard and have a copy of it to keep onsite
  • Train your employees, offer refresher training and provide them with a course completion card
  • Learn how to control the spread of TB, influenza and other airborne pathogens
  • Create an exposure control plan
  • Know what to do if an exposure occurs

The Instructor class includes the complete Instructor Resource Kit:

  • Instructor Manual
  • Instructor CD
  • Instructor DVD
  • Student Workbook

This Program Available in English or Spanish

NSC - CPR/AED & First-Aid Instructor Development Course

National Safety Council- CPR/AED & First-Aid Training Instructor Development Course

Become an Authorized NSC First Aid Instructor

Teach others to save lives — become a certified NSC First Aid Instructor. The National Safety Council offers certification in first aid and CPR training, whether you need to be an instructor at your workplace or you're looking to teach as part of a community effort.

Benefits of Being Authorized by NSC

  • The Latest Training Techniques. NSC courses use the newest teaching methods and always meet OSHA and the latest guidelines.
  • ​​Recognized Nationwide. As an authorized NSC instructor, you can teach anywhere in the nation, with no restrictions.
  • Easy Administration and Recordkeeping. The National Safety Council will take care of your students’ records, so you can focus on teaching.

What you'll learn:

During this course you will learn new methods that involve, influence and facilitate adult learning while refining your teaching skills. The course covers a proven, standardized method of teaching first aid, CPR and AED with high effectiveness and you will be provided with the reasons and dynamics behind each topic or visual presentation.

In addition to the NSC First Aid, CPR & AED course Candidate Instructors will learn:

  • Resources for Adult Educators
  • How to teach and facilitate a First Aid, CPR and AED training class
  • Recommended Course Preparation Steps
  • Pre-Course Activities
  • Teaching Methods
  • Manage Participants
  • Testing and Remediation
  • Facilitation Skills Practice
  • Post-Course Activities

Upon successful completion, you will be required to sign a Training Center/Instructor agreement.

The Instructor class includes the complete Instructor Resource Kit:

  • Instructor Manual
  • Instructor CD
  • Instructor DVD
  • Student Workbook

 

This Program Available in English or Spanish

NSC - Defensive Driving 4 Hour Instructor Development Course

National Safety Council – Defensive Driving 4 - Hour Instructor Development Course

DDC 4, an instructor-led classroom course, re-educates numerous key fundamental driving skills and motivates drivers to change their behind-the-wheel behaviors and attitudes.   It will give participants the basic understanding, skills and techniques to avoid collisions and reduce future violations. Vital content on distracted driving and other trending safety issues are addressed. Available in English and Spanish.

Only NSC DDC 4 certified instructors affiliated with an authorized DDC Training Center may teach DDC 4 (DDC 8/6, DDC Professional Truck Driver and Alive at 25 Instructor Courses Available) 

You must be affiliated with an NSC Training Center to take this course. If you are not affiliated with an NSC Training Center, click here to find out more or call Customer Service at (800) 573-0106.

About the Instructor Course

The National Safety Council trains instructors to teach DDC 4 through our 2-day Instructor Course.

During the Instructor Course you’ll gain the confidence and knowledge to become an effective instructor. This course provides both the technical information you will need to teach DDC 4 as well as effective facilitation methods and presentation techniques. Our instructor trainers will show candidate instructors how to determine the needs of the audience, improve classroom participation and interaction, handle objections, and use activities effectively. 

Topics covered in this Instructor Course:

  • Thorough coverage of DDC 4course content and instructional materials
  • Major DDC concepts and strategies
  • Characteristics and traits of an effective DDC instructor
  • DDC teaching skills and facilitation methods to increase student involvement and motivation
  • Specific learner needs and techniques for managing difficult course participants
  • Deliver a practice presentation for candidate instructor feedback and instructor trainer evaluation 

Generally, your registration fee includes the Instructor Certification Package. Additional teaching materials are required and must be purchased separately through the Administering Office.

This Program Available in English or Spanish.

NSC - Forklift Safety Instructor Development Course

National Safety Council – Forklift Safety Instructor Development Course

Learn how to train your lift truck operators for safe operation and meet OSHA requirements. Our one-day classroom course teaches candidate instructors how to develop and deliver complete in-house training programs, design exercises for staff evaluations, and instruct non-operators how to work safely around lift trucks. Take the course at an NSC training center, or we can train onsite at your location.

What you'll learn

  • OSHA Powered Industrial Truck Standard 1910.178 and 1926.602 compliance
  • How to evaluate operators' performance
  • How to educate non-operators about working safely around powered industrial trucks
  • How to teach safe procedures and maintenance

Course materials

Easy-to-follow Facilitator Guide with companion DVD (plus PC/Mac CD-ROM version) that lets course leaders engage and involve participants through all seven instructional modules.

Who would benefit

Lift truck operator trainers, lift truck operators, warehouse/shipping/receiving managers, construction site managers, safety managers, safety committee members and operations managers.

The NSC Lift Truck Operator train-the-trainer program is intended for qualified forklift/lift truck trainers only.  Prior experience training lift truck operators is mandatory.  This program is not intended for novice trainers.   

According to OSHA a qualified trainer would be a person who, by possession of a recognized degree, certificate, or professional standing, or who by extensive knowledge, training, and experience has demonstrated the ability to train and evaluate powered industrial truck operators. 

This Program Available in English or Spanish.

Hospital Fire Safety - Healthcare Facility Courses

Hospital Fire Safety

The Hospital Fire Safety class fulfills the Los Angeles Fire Code requirement that all employees of acute care hospitals, psychiatric facilities, convalescent homes, and skilled nursing facilities within the boundary of Los Angeles City be trained in fire safety and possess a valid fire safety certification card.

The course includes both hands-on and classroom training and lasts approximately 5 hours.

Topics include:

  • Evacuation procedures
  • Fire extinguishers – types and uses
  • How to read stairwell ID signs
  • Fire safety design concepts in buildings
  • The 4 Principles of what to do in case of fire or smoke
  • Preplanning
  • Fire protection systems and equipment
  • Drags and carries
  • Home fire safety

This course meets the requirements for a hospital fire safety program by the State and Los Angeles City.

Additional Info:

  • You will receive your Certification Card immediately after class.
  • Please enter your name exactly as you would like it to appear on your certification card
  • Upon completing the course, you will be issued both a BLUE card (valid for 4 years) and a PINK card (valid for 2 years).

Same Day Certification Card! 

**Check with your employer for certification requirements or call us at (800) 573-0106 .**

AARP - Smart Driver Courses

Smart Driver Insurance Discount 4 Hour Course (AARP)

AARP – Smart Driver Insurance Discount 4 Hour Course

The AARP Smart Driver course is the nation’s first refresher course specifically designed for drivers age 50 and older. In many states, drivers may benefit from a discount on their auto insurance premium upon completing the course. And you will learn something new along the way. In fact, an evaluation of the course found that 97% of participants changed at least one driving habit as a result of what they learned.

Our Smart Driver online course will help you:

  • Receive a multi-year discount on your auto insurance.*
  • Refresh your driving skills and your knowledge of the rules — and hazards — of the road.
  • Reduce your chances of receiving a traffic violation or getting into an accident.

Course highlights:

The AARP Smart Driver online course covers:

  • Research-based safe driving strategies.
  • Information on the effects of medication on driving.
  • Preventive measures to reduce driver distractions.
  • Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes, and new technology found in cars today.
  • Techniques for handling left turns, right-of-way, and roundabouts.
  • State-specific rules and regulations in 19 key areas, including construction zones, child safety seats, school buses, cellphone use and more.
  • Easy-to-follow format incorporating adult-learning principles.

Same Day Certification Card! 

Check with your state DMW for certification requirements or call us at 800-573-0106.

REGISTER TODAY:

Smart Driver Insurance Discount 8 Hour Course (AARP)

AARP – Smart Driver Insurance Discount 8 Hour Course

The AARP Smart Driver course is the nation’s first refresher course specifically designed for drivers age 50 and older. In many states, drivers may benefit from a discount on their auto insurance premium upon completing the course. And you will learn something new along the way. In fact, an evaluation of the course found that 97% of participants changed at least one driving habit as a result of what they learned.

Our Smart Driver online course will help you:

  • Receive a multi-year discount on your auto insurance.*
  • Refresh your driving skills and your knowledge of the rules — and hazards — of the road.
  • Reduce your chances of receiving a traffic violation or getting into an accident.

Course highlights:

The AARP Smart Driver online course covers:

  • Research-based safe driving strategies.
  • Information on the effects of medication on driving.
  • Preventive measures to reduce driver distractions.
  • Proper use of safety belts, air bags, anti-lock brakes, and new technology found in cars today.
  • Techniques for handling left turns, right-of-way, and roundabouts.
  • State-specific rules and regulations in 19 key areas, including construction zones, child safety seats, school buses, cellphone use and more.
  • Easy-to-follow format incorporating adult-learning principles.

Same Day Certification Card! 

Check with your state DMW for certification requirements or call us at 800-573-0106.

REGISTER TODAY:

 

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Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.

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