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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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Who Is Qualified To Perform Inspections On AEDs?

I was recently asked “Who is qualified to perform routine inspections of automated external defibrillators (AEDs)?” My short answer is everyone and anyone but as with most things, there is room for an expanded discussion and some clarification. Bear in mind that there are validated reports that indicate that many AEDs may not be in …

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In Connecticut, what do I need to become an EMR or EMT?

Connecticut follows the National Registration of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) program for both Emergency Medical Responders (EMR) and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT).  If you wish to apply for certification in another state, please review their guidelines and requirements noted with their Office of Emergency Medical Services (OEMS).   Emergency Medical Responder An EMR applicant must be …

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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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CPR and First Aid Requirements for Childcare Providers

We find that many childcare professionals have questions about which First Aid and CPR training is best for their profession. By the time you’re done reading, you’ll know exactly what you need to be successful in your job! Safety needs to be a top priority when working in a childcare setting. So, the American Heart …

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Is there a difference between AHA, ARC and other training programs that I should be aware of?

The American Heart Association (AHA) is a research-based organization that provides guidance and evidence-based standards to other organizations like the American Red Cross (ARC) for many years.  The AHA has funded more than $4.5 billion in heart disease and stroke research over the years.  Here are a few similarities and differences between the AHA and …

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Why is my EMR or EMT paperwork taking so long to process? How long does it typically take?

If you have recently completed an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) program first, CONGRATULATIONS.  That is a huge accomplishment.   What happens next, takes some time.  In Connecticut, the state follows the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) guidelines and requires that you complete a written (cognitive) portion as well as …

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My Job / School requires an in-person Course. Do Contactless Skills Count?

Code One Training Solutions is committed to providing the highest quality of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training possible. As we are all faced with new challenges during this pandemic, Code One Training Solutions is committed to the safety of our students and our staff. When you choose us as your training provider, your safety and learning …

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