Richard Shok

What Is A Training Site And Why Do I Have To Become One_

What Is A Training Site And Why Do I Have To Become One?

American Heart Association (AHA) instructors function as part of a hierarchy within the Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) training and education division. From the top down, the AHA designates Training Centers (TCs) to oversee and supervise the activities of Training Sites and their instructors. Training Centers are responsible for: Train and update instructors Review rosters Issue …

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How do I determine if my business/organization should have an AED?

Over 300,000 people suffer cardiac arrest each year in the United States.  When you consider that a significant portion of each person’s week is spent in the workplace and the concentration of employees at a given business location, it is no surprise that a considerable portion of cardiac arrests occur while victims are at work. …

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First Aid & CPR Course for Connecticut Childcare Providers

Updated March 22, 2022 Childcare Providers in Connecticut are required to be licensed with the Office of Early Childhood (OEC) – this includes Family Daycare Homes, Group Daycare Homes, and Child Daycare Centers. OEC has numerous requirements which focus on the safety and wellbeing of the children attending daycare. There are a couple particular regulations …

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Webinar: CPR Certification During the Pandemic

Presented by Richard Shok, Kori Burz, and David Hiltz Register Now High-quality CPR that is provided during a cardiac arrest event has been consistently correlated with higher rates of neurologically intact survival. Training in CPR has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Voluntary participation in courses is at historical lows. The number of courses …

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THE AHA SKILLS SESSION – IS IT GOING TO BE A TEST? OR MORE OF A LEARNING SESSION?

Code One’s BEACON Individual Skills Appointments are part test and part learning. They’re blended and delivered in a compact and convenient one-on-one session. Learners are tested on required skills to ensure they can perform high-quality CPR. All of our BEACON programs have a skills validation component. The only exception is BEACON Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens. Skills testing is …

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2021 Update: CPR Training and COVID-19 Safety

Happy New Year! Each passing day gets us one day closer to the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. At Code One, we are not letting our guard down. We continue to follow numerous precautions (established by our very own Infection Control Committee) to keep you safe while attending our training programs. American Heart Association Training …

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2021 Massachusetts EMS Recertification Guide

Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Services oversees the recertification process for EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic credentialed EMS providers. We’ve outlined the recertification process for Massachusetts, provided some helpful links, and answered frequently asked questions. Information on this page was accurate at time of publishing and is regularly reviewed and updated. Always confirm the rules, regulations, …

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2021 Arkansas EMS Recertification Guide

Arkansas Department of Health oversees the recertification process for EMT, AEMT, and Paramedic credentialed EMS providers. We’ve outlined the recertification process for Arkansas, provided some helpful links, and answered frequently asked questions. Information on this page was accurate at time of publishing and is regularly reviewed and updated. Always confirm the rules, regulations, and processes …

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2021 Connecticut EMS Recertification Guide

UPDATE: NREMT limits on distributive learning have been reinstated. Live hours may be completed through virtual instructor-led training offered in Code One’s Continuing Education program. Connecticut’s Office of Emergency Medical Services made several changes to the recertification process for state certified Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). These substantive changes took effect January 1, 2020. We’ve outlined …

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