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American Heart Program 

LifeForce USA is a BLS Community Training Center of the American Heart Association, New Jersey Region. The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for this course do not represent income to the Association.

 


BLS (Basic Life Support) for Health Care Providers and Professional Rescuers

(For New and Renewal) (Ages 16+)

This course will provide training for adult, child, and infant CPR. Learn one and two rescuers CPR, rescue breathing, and skills for conscious and unconscious choking victims. Participants will also learn how to use barrier devices and AED.

All participants will receive an American Heart Association card valid for 2 years. 

Cost: $100

NCHSC- CS002-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 7

1 M

6:00-10:30pm

Lifeforce USA, Inc.

Cost: $100

NCHSC- CS002-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 16

1 Sa

9:00am-1:30pm

Lifeforce USA, Inc.

Heartsaver Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) / Automated External Defibrillation (AED)

(Ages 16+)

 

The Heartsaver CPR/AED course consists of the following skills: CPR for adult, child, and infant victims; first aid for conscious and unconscious choking victims; use of AED; and the use of barrier devices. This course is intended for lay-rescuers, workplace programs, fitness professionals, teachers and coaches, and babysitters, etc. This course fulfills the CPR/AED requirement of Personal Training Certification.

All participants will receive an American Heart Association card valid for 2 years.

 

Cost: $95

NCHSC-CS003-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 28

1 M

6:30-9:30pm

Lifeforce USA, Inc.

Cost: $95

NCHSC-CS003-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 16

1 Tu

6:30-9:30pm

Lifeforce USA, Inc.

Emergency Management Technician (EMT) Hybrid

Prerequisite: Must obtain a Health Care Provider Level CPR car prior to the start of the class. Need a Stethoscope, B/P cuff, and penlight for use both in lab and for independent practice.

During the 220-hour Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) course, you will learn about human anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, patient assessment techniques, management of common medical complaints, management of the trauma patient, administration of limited medications, and concerns for special patient populations. Course material will be presented through lectures, simulation labs, and clinical rotations where you will interact with patients. Successful course completion requires obtaining the minimal level of competency as outlined in the National EMS Educational Standards. After successfully completing this course, you will be eligible to sit for either the NJ EMT Certification Exam or the National Registry EMT Certification Exam to obtain certification. There is a 4-hour weekly lab session on Tuesday nights in addition to two (2) Saturday lab exams. Attendance at all sessions and keeping up with the online content is mandatory. NJ Dept. of Health allows 16 and 17 year olds to attend EMT and receive a provisional certificate. Once 18 the individual get the full certificate. Students aged 16 and 17 year who are interested in registering must come 20 minutes early on the first day of class with a parent to sign a parental consent form. Textbook is required and is available in the college bookstore.

For further information or questions contact: Ian Malik, EMS Coordinator, Mercer County Fire Academy - 609.799.3245 maliki@mccc.edu

Cost: $1,425

CEU 22.0

NCEMT- CS001-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 1

Dec 17

19 Tu, Sa

6:30-9:30pm (TU)

8:30am-4:30pm (SA)

Ian Malik, NREMT, BS

Saturday Class Dates: October 19, Dec 14

Class meets at the Dempster Fire Training Center; 350 Lawrence Station Road., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648


ECO - Emergency Communication Officer - 911 Basic Dispatcher (9-1-1 Officer National Certification Course)

This NECI 9-1-1 Officer basic dispatcher national certification course will provide students with basic skills in public safety communications. You must successfully pass a written exam and practical exam in order to receive certification. This course is approved by the State of New Jersey Office of Telecommunications Services. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory. NECI 9-1-1 Officer National Certification Student Manual required and available in college bookstore.

Cost: $350

CEU 3.9

NCEMT- CS011-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 4
Oct 18

7 Tu, F, Sa

6:30-10:30pm (Tu)

6:00-10:30pm (F)

8:30am-4:30pm (Su)

Anthony Gulotta

Class Dates: Oct 8, 15 (TU); Oct 4, 11, 18 (F); Oct 6, 13 (Su)

Class meets at the Dempster Fire Training Center; 350 Lawrence Station Road., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648


Emergency Medical Dispatcher

Required: Must obtain a Health Care Provider Level CPR card prior to the start of the class and must maintain same throughout the course and certification process.

Prerequisite: 911 Basic Dispatcher Certification or enrollment in NECI 9-1-1 Basic Dispatcher course (see course description on this page)

This course is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Emergency Medical Dispatch National Standard Curriculum. You will gain knowledge and skills to be an Emergency Medical Dispatcher. You must successfully pass a written exam and practical exam in order to receive certification. This course is approved by the State of New Jersey Office of Telecommunications Services. Attendance at all sessions is MANDATORY.

Cost: $300

CEU 3.7

NCEMT- CS012-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 20
Nov 1

6 Tu, F, Su

6:00-11:00pm (Tu, F)

8:30am-5:00pm (Su)

Anthony Gulotta

Class Dates: Oct 22, 29 (Tu); Oct 25, Nov 1 (F); Oct 20, 27 (Su)

Class meets at the Dempster Fire Training Center; 350 Lawrence Station Road., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648


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