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ACLS is an advanced, classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. Small group learning and testing stations utilizing advanced simulation, where case-based scenarios are presented.  Participants will practice essential skills individually, as part of a team, and as a team leader.

The course is designed for medical providers who are currently certified in ACLS and require re-certification, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency. 

Attendees must have current BLS for HCP CPR and ACLS card. 

 

ACLS is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

The course is designed for medical providers such as physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other professionals who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency. 

Attendees must have current BLS for HCP CPR card. 

The ACLS Provider program does NOT teach ECG recognition and participants are encouraged to take the Learn™: Rhythm online ECG recognition program. 

The Basic Shooting Course will cover, but not be limited to, the following subjects and drills:

  • Range Safety
  • Proper grip on the weapon
  • Basic Stances
  • Trigger Control
  • Breath Control
  • Sight Picture
  • Sight Alignment
  • Single Shots
  • Multi-Shots
  • Multiple Targets
  • Introduction to shooting steel
  • Reloading
  • Engaging Multiple Targets
  • Moving laterally and shooting
  • Course participants will engage the target from distances of 3 – 10 yards

 

This course calls for 400 rounds of ammunition

Shooters should bring:

  • Weapon
  • Ammo
  • 2 -3 Magazines
  • Ball Cap
  • Eye Protection
  • Ear Protection
  • Water Bottle
  • Bug Spray

For questions contact the course coordinator Eric A. Stratton at 413-531-8699

DHS reminds us that no matter how rapid the arrival of professional emergency responders, bystanders will always be first on the scene. A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss within five minutes, therefore it is important to quickly stop the blood loss. Those nearest to someone with life threatening injuries are beat positioned to provide first care. 

 

In this class, students will learn how to:  

Effectively activate emergency services

Ensure your own safety

Provide care to the injured person

Protect yourself from blood-borne infections

Look for life-threatening bleeding

Stop bleeding by compression

Pack a wound with hemostatic agents

Apply tourniquets to stop bleeding

The Emergency Medical Response Course is desgned to exceed current curriculum requirements for First Responders including FIre Fighters, Law Enforcement, Life Guards in Massachusetts under 105 CMR 171.000 Massachusetts First Responder Training.

Current Firefighters, Law Enforcement and Public Safety Profesionals who have previously taken a First Responder class will benefit from this refresher program to update their knowlege and skills to be used when responding to medical emergencies.  

Course Content:

  • Patient assesement
  • Childbirth
  • Assesment and treatment of infants and Children
  • Airway and breathing emergencies, ventilation devices and oxygen therapy
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Identification and treatment of medical emergencies, bleeding and shock; soft tissue injuries, muskuloskeletal injuries including spinal injuries
  • Medical triage and management of Medical MCI's
  • Optional CPR add-on available

The program is lead by experienced Emergency Medical Services providers and utilizes classroom lecture, video presentation and simulation based training.

Included with the program are the text book, a DVD for review of skills and the NSC Emergency Medical Response Pocket Guide.

Completion of this training, including the writen and practical end of course evaluations will result in the participant recieving a certification card issued through the National Safety Council valid for 2 years.

HeartCode® ACLS is an official, self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program from the American Heart Association (AHA). HeartCode® ACLS Part 1 uses eSimulation technology to present realistic patient scenarios. Students are presented with a team dynamics lesson, 10 ACLS hospital-based case scenarios, and a written exam. While interacting with the program, students assess each patient, formulate a treatment plan based on ACLS guidelines, and provide treatment. Successful completion of Part 1, the cognitive component,

Parts 2 and 3, skills practice and testing with an AHA ACLS Instructor will be performed and meets the requirements for obtaining an AHA ACLS Provider course completion card.

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize and initiate early management of periarrest conditions that may result in cardiac arrest or complicate resuscitation outcome
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in providing BLS care, including prioritizing chest compressions and integrating automated external defibrillator (AED) use
  3. Recognize and manage respiratory arrest
  4. Recognize and manage cardiac arrest until termination of resuscitation or transfer of care, including immediate post–cardiac arrest care
  5. Recognize and initiate early management of acute coronary syndromes, including appropriate disposition
  6. Recognize and initiate early management of stroke, including appropriate disposition
  7. Demonstrate effective communication as a member or leader of a resuscitation team and recognize the impact of team dynamics on overall team performance

This course offers continuing education credits for physicians (ACCME/AMA), nurses (ANCC), pharmacists (ACPE), and EMS Practitioners (CECBEMS).

To register, please select a skills practice and testing date below (Part II and III). You may chose a date at a later time by selecting "Will Contact to Schedule the Skills Practice/Testing Date".You must have completed Part I prior to attending Part II and III. Please note that you must complete Part II and III within 60 days of completing Part I.

The HeartCode® BLS is an interactive three-part course designed for healthcare professionals seeking an alternative (nonclassroom) method for completing an initial or renewal BLS for Healthcare Providers Course.

The American Heart Association’s BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1 Course, Web-based and accessible 24 hours a day, provides a flexible alternative to classroom training. Through case-based scenarios, interactive activities and videos, this course teaches the concepts of both single-rescuer and team basic life support. 

HeartCode Parts II and III incorporates skills practice and skills testing into a single course. During Part II, a certified AHA instructor will allow students time to practice the skills they will be assessed on prior to the Part III skills test. Upon successful completion of the cognitive and skills tests, students receive a course completion card.

To enroll, please select  the skills session date from the choices below or select the  "Will Contact to Schedule the Skills Practice/Testing Date". Then complete the registration page and you will receive online program access directions via a confrimation email. 

When you have completed Part I print your certificate of completion and bring it to the skills session you have scheduled or if you elected to "call to schedule" contact us by email to schedule Part II and III. 

 

****IF YOU NEED TO RESCHEDULE DO NOT RE-REGISTER FOR ANOTHER DATE! PLEASE EMAIL US TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS***

The AHA's Heartsaver CPR AED Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course is designed to prepare students to provide CPR and use an AED in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

Heartsaver CPR AED Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver CPR AED blended learning course and is designed to teach students the cognitive information needed for CPR and AED training.

Upon successful completion of both portions of the course, students receive a Heartsaver CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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*

*Child/Infant Module is optional

Audience

Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

The AHA's Heartsaver First Aid Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and the 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Update for First Aid. This course is designed to prepare students to provide first aid in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

Heartsaver First Aid Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver First Aid blended learning course, designed to teach students the cognitive information needed for first aid training. 

Upon successful completion of both the online and hands-on portions of the course, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid course completion card, valid for two years.

After completing this course, students should be able to:

  • List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer
  • 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

Audience

Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g. OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

The AHA's Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and the 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Update for First Aid. This course is designed to prepare students to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED blended learning course and is designed to teach students the cognitive information needed for first aid, CPR, and AED training.

Upon successful completion of both the online and hands-on portions of the course, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • 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

*Child/Infant Module is optional.

Audience

Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

HeartCode® PALS Part 1 is a web-based, self-directed program that teaches healthcare providers knowledge and skills needed to recognize and prevent cardiopulmonary arrest in infants and children. Using eSimulation technology, students assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings where they can apply their knowledge to real-time decision-making and skills development. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each simulation to facilitate learning about pediatric advanced life support.

HeartCode Parts II and III incorporates skills practice and skills testing into a single course. During Part II, a certified AHA instructor will allow students time to practice the skills they will be assessed on prior to the Part III skills test. Upon successful completion of the cognitive and skills tests, students receive a course completion card.

To register, please select a skills practice and testing date below (Part II and III). You may chose a date at a later time by selecting "Will Contact to Schedule the Skills Practice/Testing Date".You must have completed Part I prior to attending Part II and III. Please note that you must complete Part II and III within 60 days of completing Part I.

 

 

Multi-Lead ECG Review and Practical Competency

 

Enhance your patient care skills, review and update your ECG skills and meet the OEMS requirement for 12-lead competency by joining us for this program.

Some of the content this program will cover:

  • When to obtain a Multi-Lead ECG
  • Proper placement of leads for acquisition of 12, 15 and 18 lead ECG's
  • Waveform interpretation including ST segment, T-waves, LBBB and more
  • Anatomical relationships of coronary artery and myocardial anatomy
  • Classic patterns of myocardial injury
  • STEMI Imitators such as BER, LVH, Pericarditis, Wide Complex imitators and more

The National Core Competency EMT- Bundle Gives providers access to all 5 NCCR Class Modules during their current certification cycle and will fulfill the required 20 hours of training needed to satisfy the National Registry NCCR Requirement for recertification.  Content of each module is listed in the notes section during registration.  If you have purchased a NCCR Bundle for EMT-Basic, choose the dates you would like to attend and register using your individual promo code.  

EMT's are individually responsible to ensure proper registration and attendence at all sessions required.

Certificates of completion will be issued after each module containing the OEMS Approval #'s for that module.

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Module 1 covers NCCR Topics:

Oxygenation

Ventilation

Abmulance Safety

Cardiac Arrest  

 

The National Core Competency Class Modules 1-5 will fulfill the required 20 hours of training needed to satisfy the National Registry NCCR Requirement for recertification.  Modules may be taken individually or as an entire group.  Content of each module is listed in the notes section during registration.  If you have purchased a NCCR Bundle for EMT-Basic, choose the dates you would like to attend and register using your individual promo code. 

Certificates of completion will be issued after each module containing the OEMS Approval #'s for that module.

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Module 2 covers NCCR topics:

Post-Resuscitation Care

VAD

Pedi Cardiac Arrest

Crew Resource Management 

 

The National Core Competency Class Modules 1-5 will fulfill the required 20 hours of training needed to satisfy the National Registry NCCR Requirement for recertification.  Modules may be taken individually or as an entire group.  Content of each module is listed in the notes section during registration.  If you have purchased a NCCR Bundle for EMT-Basic, choose the dates you would like to attend and register using your individual promo code.  

Certificates of completion will be issued after each module containing the OEMS Approval #'s for that module.

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Module 3 covers NCCR topics:

Infectious Disease

At Risk Populations

Pediatric Transport

EMS Provider Safety & Vaccination

EMS Culture of Safety 

EMS Research

Evidence Based Guidlines 

Psychiatric Emergencies 

 

The National Core Competency Class Modules 1-5 will fulfill the required 20 hours of training needed to satisfy the National Registry NCCR Requirement for recertification.  Modules may be taken individually or as an entire group.  Content of each module is listed in the notes section during registration.  If you have purchased a NCCR Bundle for EMT-Basic, choose the dates you would like to attend and register using your individual promo code.  

Certificates of completion will be issued after each module containing the OEMS Approval #'s for that module.

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Module 4 covers topics:

OB Emergencies

Hemorrhage Control

CNS Injury

Stroke

Speacial Healthcare Needs 

 

The National Core Competency Class Modules 1-5 will fulfill the required 20 hours of training needed to satisfy the National Registry NCCR Requirement for recertification.  Modules may be taken individually or as an entire group.  Content of each module is listed in the notes section during registration.  If you have purchased a NCCR Bundle for EMT-Basic, choose the dates you would like to attend and register using your individual promo code.  

Certificates of completion will be issued after each module containing the OEMS Approval #'s for that module.

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Module 5 covers NCCR topics:

Trama Triage

Neurological Emergencies

Pain Management

Toxicological Emergencies

Endocrine Emergencies

Immunological Emergencies

Field Triage-Disaster

 

The National Core Competency Class Modules 1-5 will fulfill the required 20 hours of training needed to satisfy the National Registry NCCR Requirement for recertification.  Modules may be taken individually or as an entire group.  Content of each module is listed in the notes section during registration.  If you have purchased a NCCR Bundle for EMT-Basic, choose the dates you would like to attend and register using your individual promo code.  

Certificates of completion will be issued after each module containing the OEMS Approval #'s for that module.

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

The modules presented follow the National Continued Compentency Requirements for the National portion of recertification.  Students purchasing the NCCR Bundle for Paramedics and AEMTS may register for each module individualy using their access code which will be emailed to them after the purchase is made.  Choose the dates and times that work best for you. 

The bundle purchase is valid for your current certification cycle.

After completion of each module participants will recieve a certificate of completion and outline of the content covered during the specific module.  A reminder that purchase of the NCCR Bundle does not guaruntee recertification.  Each individual is responsible to schedule and attend all programs as outlined to meet their re-certification requirements.

These programs are approved for continuing educaiton credit by MA OEMS at the Paramedic and AEMT Levels

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Paramedic/AEMT NCCR Module 1 Content includes:

 

 Ventilation

Capnography

Oxygenation

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Paramedic NCCR Module 2 Topics:

 

Post-Resuscitaion Care

Ventricular Assist Devices

Stroke

Neurologic Emergencies-Seizures

Medication Delivery

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Paramedic Module 3 NCCR Topics:

 

Cardiac Arrest

Congestive Heart Failure

Acute Coronary Syndrome

Fluid Resuscitation

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Paramedic NCCR Topics:

Pediatric Cardiac Arrest

Pediatric Transport

 EMS Provider Hygine, Vacc

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Paramedic NCCR Topics:

Central Nervous System Injury

Special Healthcare Needs

 Endocrine/Diabetes

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Paramedic NCCR Topics:

Field Triage

Trama Triage

Hemorrhage Control

Pain Management

Culture of Safety

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Paramedic NCCR Topics:

OB Emergencies

Infectious Disease 

Immunological Emergencies

Crew Resource Management 

Tox/Opioid Emergencies  

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

Paramedic NCCR Topics:

 

EMS Research

Evidence Based Guidlines

At-Risk Populations

Psychiatric Emergencies

Ambulance Safety

 

Community911 Training Reserves the right to cancel or reschedule classes that do not have adequate enrollment.  If a course date must be cancelled registered providers will be notified 5 days prior to the course and offered alternative dates.

This training will encompass techniques that will enable law enforcement officers to become instructors in Officer Down Rescue, self care and buddy aid.

This course is open to all law enforcement, corrections, court officers, EMS and Fire personnel. You have to be employed with a department or private EMS provider to be eligible to take the course

Participants will learn:

  • Conducting self assessments
  • Hemorrhage control
  • Application of different tourniquets
  • Vehicle rescues
  • Medical care in a vehicle
  • Estimating blood loss
  • Use of ballistic shield during rescues
  • Medical care behind cover
  • Improvised bandaging techniques

Participants will conduct these medical drills under a variety of conditions and will engage targets down range with their department-issue weapons to make the training as realistic as possible.

Participants should be in good physical shape, as the pace of the course over the three days will be demanding. Participants must be qualified on their department's issued firearms and may use a handgun and a patrol rifle or shotgun. Participants must bring 500+ handgun rounds and 100+ patrol rifle or slug rounds.

For more information, please contact the course coordinator, Eric Stratton tacticalems625@gmail.com 

If you wish to pay with a check please mail to STS Consulting Inc. 21 Los Angeles St. South Hadley MA 01075

Recertification for Those ODR Instructors  and TEMS providers who need to renew their qualifications .  Past Participation in an Officer Down Instructor Training program or TEMS Training with STS Consulting is a pre-requisite for this class.

This training will update and refresh current ODR and TEMS providers on self care, buddy care and the treatment of life threats in an austere environment. 

This course is open to all law enforcement, corrections, court officers, EMS and Fire personnel. You have to be employed with a department or private EMS provider to be eligible to take the course

Participants will learn:

  • Conducting self assessments
  • Hemorrhage control
  • Application of different tourniquets
  • Vehicle rescues
  • Medical care in a vehicle
  • Estimating blood loss
  • Use of ballistic shield during rescues
  • Medical care behind cover
  • Improvised bandaging techniques

Participants will conduct these medical drills under a variety of conditions and ODR candidates will engage targets down range with their department-issue weapons to make the training as realistic as possible.

 

For more information, please contact the course coordinator, Eric Stratton tacticalems625@gmail.com 

 

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is an Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Attendees must have current BLS for HCP CPR card.

The PALS Provider program does NOT teach ECG recognition and participants are encouraged to take the Learn™: Rhythm Pediatric online ECG recognition program prior to the program. 

Training Center:

38 Haywood St.

Greenfield, MA 01301

 

 

If you would like to pay with check, cash or P.O. please email us at info@community911training.org to register