Instruct CPR and First Aid
MEDIC FIRST AID is a worldwide leader in developing CPR, first aid and emergency care training programs to teach business, industry and the general public. With our award-winning instructional system, you can confidently instruct CPR and first aid in your spare time and earn a valuable second income. Our training programs are recognized throughout the world by governments, associations and corporations as meeting regulatory requirements for workplace safety and health. Call 800/800-7099, or visit www.medicfirstaid.com.
Management of Medical Disaster Training
The National Disaster Life Support (NDLS) Foundation offers a family of courses in the management of medical disasters. The NDLS courses consist of Core Disaster Life Support (CDLS, 4 hours), Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS, 8 hours), Advanced Disaster Life Support (ADLS, 16 hrs) and CDLS-Decontamination (CDLS-D, 8 hours). Each NDLS course is consistent in its approach and concepts, and is designed to create a commonality of approach to medical disaster management. For more information, visit www.ndlsf.org.
CPR Prompt Training and Practice Manikin
The comprehensive design of NASCO’s CPR Prompt and Training Manikin allows for practice of abdominal thrusts, as well as CPR and mouth-to-mouth breathing. Realistic anatomical markings make it easy to learn correct hand placement for checking pulse, performing chest compressions and more. Both adult/child and infant manikins provide valuable student feedback. Easy-to-clean heads are dishwasher safe and can easily be sanitized. Includes 10 face-shield lung bags, insertion tool and one-year warranty. Call 800/558-9595, or visit www.eNASCO.com.
Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
Developed by NAEMT in cooperation with the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, PHTLS is the world’s premier prehospital trauma course that focuses on the management and transport of adult and pediatric trauma patients. To learn more about attending a PHTLS course, sponsoring a course, becoming a training site or becoming an instructor, visit www.phtls.org or contact Corine Curd by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; by mail: NAEMT, P.O. Box 1400, Clinton, MS 39060; or by phone: 800/947-4857.
College of Engineering and Oceaneering
National Polytechnic College of Engineering and Oceaneering (NPCEO) is a nonprofit higher education institution, accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). The College offers Associate of Science degrees in Marine Technology, Engineering Technology, Respiratory Therapy and Hyperbaric Medical Technology. National Polytechnic continuously strives to have every program exceed the norms set by industry standards organizations. Visit NPCEO at www.natpoly.edu, or call 800/432-3483.
Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS)
AMLS is a 16-hour educational course that provides in-depth, scenario-based study of adult medical emergencies commonly encountered in the prehospital environment. Endorsed by NAEMSP, it is the first course that addresses the most common medical complaints and offers a “think outside the box” method of assessing and managing a patient in medical crisis. To learn more about attending an AMLS course, sponsoring a course, becoming a training site or becoming an instructor, visit www.naemt.org/AMLS/ or contact Keshia Robinson by e-mail: email@example.com; by mail: NAEMT, P.O. Box 1400, Clinton, MS 39060; or by phone: 800/346-2368.
Distance Learning Through Grant Funding
The National Terrorism Preparedness Institute (NTPI) at St. Petersburg College produces ComNET and Live Response. These monthly broadcasts are designed to provide distance learning training to responders through grant funding from the Office for Domestic Preparedness. ComNET is a news-magazine program containing feature stories, news and a calendar of events. Live Response is a discussion panel of experts representing federal, state and local perspectives of terrorism prevention, preparedness, response and recovery. For more information, go to http://terrorism.spcollege.edu.