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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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Contactless Skills Testing for American Heart Association Certification Courses

Contactless Skills Testing for American Heart Association Certification Courses

Code One offers contactless skills appointments for all Online American Heart Association (AHA) Courses – Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED, BLS Provider, ACLS Provider, and PALS Provider. Participants complete the bulk of their training online and then come to a Code One Training Center for an individual appointment conducted through video conference. Upon completion, an …

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8/5/20: Webinar Series: 24/7 Access to Defibrillation

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 | 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM Register Here Although many of our public spaces, schools and venues have AEDs, they are not always available.When a person suffers cardiac arrest, there is a one in five chance a potentially life-saving Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is nearby. But up to 30 per cent …

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What is a virtual skill test for CPR?

CPR skills, particularly chest compressions, need to be practiced and evaluated to ensure that high-quality CPR is delivered when it is needed in an emergency. Amid COVID-19 precautions, the American Heart Association (AHA) rightfully continues to require skill evaluations using an instrumented manikin that provides feedback on the participant’s performance of chest compressions. Certification in …

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The Calm Before the Storm: Life as a flight paramedic in the COVID-19 era

It started way back in January when I started noticing the people at my base getting sick; hacking up a lung, going home with fevers and just generally being uncharacteristically miserable. Then the patients seemed to be getting sicker, which isn’t all that unusual as a flight medic – most of our patients are sick …

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05/28/2020: Webinar Series: Training for Success

FREE Webinar Series:  Training for Success:  Empowering your team with Effective Training Methods May 28 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST Register Now Speaker Bio:  Kori is Code One’s Director of Talent, an EMS Instructor, and Mental Health First Aid facilitator through the National Council for Behavioral Health.  Her enthusiastic and engaging discussions have …

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5/21/20: Webinar Series: 24/7 Access to Defibrillation

Thursday, May 21, 2020 | 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Register Here Although many of our public spaces, schools and venues have AEDs, they are not always available.When a person suffers cardiac arrest, there is a one in five chance a potentially life-saving Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is nearby. But up to 30 per cent …

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