Here you can find all of the courses that we offer along with how much they cost. We require a minimum of three (3) students per class. If you would like to be notified when the next course is offered fill out the form below. Please make sure to include what course you are wanting to take in your message.
American Heart Association: BLS Provider
BLS is geared towards prehospital providers, like EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and in-facility hospital providers. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.
What does this course teach?
• High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
• The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
• Important early use of an AED
• Effective ventilation's using a barrier device
• Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
• Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
American Heart Association: HeartSaver CPR/First Aid
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is geared towards anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements or anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.
What does this course teach?
• First aid basics
• Medical emergencies
• Injury emergencies
• Environmental emergencies
• Preventing illness and injury
• Adult CPR and AED use
• Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies
• Optional modules in Child CPR AED and Infant CPR
This course meets all of the requirements set forth by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services to become certified as an Emergency Medical Technician in Virginia. This course typically meets two nights a week from 6:00pm-10:00pm. There are currently plans to hold an EMT course in late summer/fall of 2020. Our Spring/Summer course had to be cancelled due to COVID-19. All information provided below is courtesy of the Virginia OEMS form TR.14B which provides the functional job description for an EMT.
Qualifications for State Certification:
To qualify for state certification, the applicant must at a minimum:
The EMT must demonstrate competency in handling emergencies utilizing basic life support equipment and skills in accordance wit the objectives in the U.S. Departement of Transportation National EMS Education Standards for the EMT to include having the ability to:
Description of Tasks
The Basic Life Support Provider must: