My mission is to train in the community and the workplace, as well as with health care professionals, in life sustaining skills. I am committed to helping individuals with knowledge to help in emergency situations. I facilitate classes in a relaxed, yet professional manner. I ensure a high quality educational experience for students, providing cost effective, patient care focused trainings. Training ordinary people for extraordinary circumstances. I am not your text book instructor; I have experience in real emergency situations being a Firefighter / EMT for over 12 years.
BLS For Healthcare Providers
• High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
• The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
• Use of an AED
• Effective ventilations using a barrier device
• Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
• Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED
Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
Management of ACS and stroke
Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Actively participate in, practice and complete all learning stations
Pass the 1- and 2-Rescuer Child BLS With AED and 1- and 2-Rescuer Infant BLS Skills Tests
Pass 2 PALS core case scenarios (1 cardiac and 1 respiratory or shock) as a team leader, providing appropriate medical treatment and demonstrating effective team dynamics
Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED
Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
Recognize when someone needs CPR
Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
Give effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult
Perform high-quality CPR for a child*
Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child*
Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*
Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
Demonstrate how to help a choking infant*
List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of first aid rescuers
Describe the key steps in first aid
Remove protective gloves
Find the problem
Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
Use an epinephrine pen
Control bleeding and bandaging
Recognize elements of common injuries
Recognize elements of common illnesses
Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury
Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers
A place in the class has been reserved JUST FOR YOU; space is limited. We understand that situations beyond your control may arise, requiring you to reschedule a class. Please give at least 48-hour notice if you are unable to attend. Participant is given one opportunity to reschedule, and it must be rescheduled within 30 days or next available class of the original class date. All cancellations are subject to a $10 processing fee. Cancellations require a minimum of 48-hour notice before start of the class, and are only eligible for the initial class date. No refund will be given for cancellations on or after the day of the class. To cancel or reschedule a class, please call (401) 626-7443.
Notification process if class is cancelled: A minimum of 3 students per class is required. Participant will be notified by email and phone as quickly as possible.
The course for which you are attending for may include physical activity and emotional stress. If your physician has recommended that you avoid strenuous activity this might not be the course for you, CPR and First Aid can be hard work! If you have a medical or cardiac history that may be aggravated by this course you should check with your healthcare provider before taking this course.
Universal precautions and barrier devices are used in all classes. If you have any type of infectious disease or illness it may be better to reschedule to another class when you are well.
All participants are expected to practice and perform the hands-on skills necessary in each course. Accommodations for injury or well-being may include, but are not limited to: placing mannequins on tables or chairs, or limiting the number of practice repetitions. If you cannot physically perform any of the required hands-on practical skills then this course is not for you.
The American Heart Association, American Safety and Health Institute, American Red Cross strongly promote knowledge and proficiency in CPR AED and First Aid and have developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by these organizations and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to them.
Registration and attendance at this class implies your understanding of the above information and implies your consent to release the instructor and Coastal CPR & First Aid from any liabilities involved.