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CPR for Massage Therapists- What’s Required

CPR for Massage Therapists – What’s Required?

Massage is an integral part of recovery from injury.  Gone are the days when getting a massage is only a form of relaxation or just treating yourself.  A professional therapist has undergone hundreds of hours of training.  In many states, a professional license is required to legally practice.  But what training is required of them …

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Which CPR Course is best for Physical Therapists

Which CPR Course is best for Physical Therapists?

Physical therapists serve a critical role in the healthcare industry. Maintaining a valid CPR certification is an important requirement for Physical Therapists. The American Heart Association offers several CPR certification course options. This article will serve as a resource to assist you in selecting the proper course to meet your professional requirements. Physical Therapists serve …

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If I take a Virtual Instructor Led course, how soon will I get my certification/eCard?

If I take a Virtual Instructor Led course, how soon will I get my certification/eCard?

Code One offers Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) courses as an alternative to in-person (Instructor Led) classes and self-paced, online (BEACON) learning. We offer VILT courses for most AHA certifications, with varying frequency. Virtual Instructor Led Training can be defined as a “Zoom-style” course, because it involves students logging into a meeting website at a …

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Are the skills on the RQI the same as using a regular manikin?

Are the skills on the RQI the same as using a regular manikin?

The skills testing on the Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) are very similar to what you would expect out of performing skills on a regular CPR manikin. With a traditional classroom setting, the manikins that are used are known as a Preston Manikins. These manikins have lights built into them which help the instructor measure your …

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Daycare Center CPR & First Aid Requirements For Massachusetts

Daycare Center CPR & First Aid Requirements For Massachusetts

In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, licensed child care programs are regulated by the Department of Early Education & Care (EEC).  Its mission is to support the healthy growth and development of all children by providing high quality programs and resources for families and communities.1  The EEC licenses or approves group, school age, and family child …

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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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I just need to recertify, what's the process

“I just need to recertify, what’s the process?”

It’s that time again! Time to renew your provider certifications. Whether it’s BLS, ACLS, PALS, or Heartsaver, Code One offers a few ways you can recertify you American Heart Association certification. We currently provide three unique training options. BEACON, a hybrid online course with skills session, virtual instructor led class with skills session and instructor-led …

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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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Is advanced ECG & Pharmacology the same as ACLS

Is advanced ECG & Pharmacology the same as ACLS?

Very often we are asked if the advanced ECG and Pharmacology course is the same as the ACLS course.  The answer is No. They are two different courses.  Let’s analyze each of them to understand the similarities and the differences. What is ACLS? ACLS ( advanced cardiovascular life support ) is a course offered by the …

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