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Code One Student AHA Course

How do I know if my Online AHA course is complete?

It’s very important to have your Online American Heart Association (AHA) completed before attending your skills appointment. This ensures that you’re fully prepared for your session and allows your instructor to issue your course completion certification at the end of your appointment. Learners who have not completed their online course may need to be rescheduled …

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AHA Instructor Training Process

AHA Instructor Training Process

Have you ever wondered how the AHA Instructor Training Process works? It can get confusing, but this article will help walk you through the process from start to finish. If you’re interested in becoming an instructor and still have questions after reading this article, please reach out and we’ll be happy to answer them. As …

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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?

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 and cpr requirements for Connecticut childcare providers

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

June 2021 Update: CPR Training and COVID-19 Safety

Updated June 7, 2021 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 to keep you safe while attending our training programs. American Heart Association Training DURING COVID-19 Most Safe: BEACON by Code …

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2021 Massachusetts EMS Recertification Guide

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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