Courses

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


Course Information:

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


$ 35.00


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American Heart Association: HeartSaver CPR/First Aid


Course Information:

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


$ 40.00


American Heart Association: HeartSaver First Aid Only


The AHA Heartsaver First Aid Course is designed for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

What does this course teach?

  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Preventing illness and injury


$ 35.00


Initial Certification Program


Emergency Medical Technician


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.


Course Information:


Qualifications for State Certification:


To qualify for state certification, the applicant must at a minimum:

  • Meet minimum state entry requirements
  • Meet course requirements such as attendance and grades
  • Successfully complete all certification/licensure examination(s)


Competencies


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:

  • Verbally communicate in person, via telephone, and telecommunications using the English language
  • Hear spoken information from co-workers, patients, physicians, and dispatchers including in sounds common to the emergency scene
  • Ability to life, carry, and balance up to 125lbs (250lbs with assistance) a height of 33 inches, a distance of 10ft
  • Read and comprehend written materials under stressful conditions
  • Document, physically in writing, document physically patient information in prescribed format
  • Demonstrate manual dexterity and fine motor skills, with ability to peform all tasks related to quality patient care in a safe manner
  • Bend, stoop. crawl, and walk on uneven surfaces
  • Meet minimum vision requirements to operate a motor vehicle within the state


Description of Tasks


The Basic Life Support Provider must:


  • Recieves a dispatch all, verbally acknowledges the call, reads road maps, identifies the most expeditous route to the scene, and observes traffic ordances and regulations
  • Upon arrival at the scene, ensures that the vehicle is parked in a safe location. Safely performs size-up to determine scene safety including the presence of hazardous materials, mechanism of injury or illness, and the total number of patients. Performs triage and requests additional help as necessary.
  • In the absence of public safety personnel takes safety precautions to protect the injured and those assisting in the care of the patient(s)
  • Using body substance isolation techniques, protects the patient(s) and providers from possible contamination.