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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-CS002-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Aug 17

1 M

6:00-10:30pm

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-CS003-02

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

August 4

1 TU

6:30-9:30pm

Lifeforce USA, Inc.

FALL 2020

 

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.

 

NCHSC-CS002-01 / cost: $100

Dates Oct 5           Time 6:00-10:30pm

Sessions     1        Instructor     LifeForce USA, Inc.

Day    M       NOTES

 

NCHSC-CS002-02 / cost: $100

Dates Nov 14                   Time  9:00am-1:30pm

Sessions           Instructor     LifeForce USA, Inc.

Day    SA      NOTES        

 


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.

 

NCHSC-CS003-01 / cost: $95

Dates Sep 21                   Time 6:30-9:30pm

Sessions     1        Instructor     LifeForce USA, Inc.

Day    M       NOTES        

 

NCHSC-CS003-02 / cost: $95

Dates Dec 7                     Time 6:30-9:30pm

Sessions     1        Instructor     LifeForce USA, Inc.

Day M                    NOTES

 


ASHI Basic First Aid  (remote)

The ASHI Basic First Aid helps students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills and the confidence to respond. The program is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2015 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid.

Covers various sudden injuries, sudden illness, and environmental emergencies in the course.

Certification is valid for 2 years from course completion date.

 

NCHSC-CS010-01/ cost: $95

Dates Oct 15  Time 6:30-9:30pm

Sessions 1 Instructor LifeForce USA, Inc.

Day Th NOTES

 


American Safety and Health Institute Bloodborne Pathogens Course  (remote)

The ASHI Bloodborne Pathogens Program is intended for individuals who are trained as a CPR and/or First Aid Provider, or have an identified job classification in which there are tasks or procedures that increase the risk to bloodborne pathogens.

There are no prerequisites for taking this program

Certification is valid for 1 year from course completion date.

 

NCHSC-CS011-01 / cost: $95

Dates Oct 27  Time 6:30-8:00pm

Sessions 1 Instructor LifeForce USA, Inc.

Day T NOTES

 


ASHI CABS (Babysitting Course)  (remote)

The Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) program from American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) gives teenagers and young adults everything they need to know for safe and successful babysitting. From getting started with their business, to dealing with parents and children, to key safety, caregiving, and first aid tips.   This program is not intended to meet any regulatory requirements for child care providers.

There are no prerequisites for taking the CABS program, but additional training in CPR, AED, and first aid is highly recommended.

Certification is valid for 2 years from course completion date.

 

NCHSC-CS012-01 / cost: $160

Dates Nov 7 Time 9:00am-2:00pm

Sessions 1 Instructor LifeForce USA, Inc.

Day S NOTES

 

 


Emergency Management Technician (EMT) (Hybrid)    

Prerequisite: Must obtain a Health Care Provider Level CPR card 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 gets 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

 

NCEMT-CS001-01 / 22.0 CEU / Cost: $1,425

Dates   Sep 21 - Dec22   Time 6:30-9:30pm (TU); 8:30am-4:30pm (SA)

Sessions 19 Instructor Ian Malik, NREMT, BS

Day M 6:30-10:30pm via Zoom; TU 6:30-10:30pm classroom;  

NOTES SA class dates: Oct 10,24; Nov 28; Dec 19 8:30am- $:30pm classroom

Class meets at Dempster Fire Training Center, 350 Lawrence Station Rd., 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 must be purchased through NECI.

NCEMT-CS011-01 / 3.9 CEU/ Cost: $350 

Dates  Oct 16 – Oct 30    Time    6:00-10:30pm (TU); 6:00-10:30pm (F); 8:30am-4:30pm (SU)

Sessions     7        Instructor     Anthony Gulotta

Day    TU, F, SU     NOTES  Class dates: TU Oct 20,27;  FR Oct 16, 23, 30; SU Oct 18,25

Class meets at Dempster Fire Training Center, 350 Lawrence Station Rd., 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.

 

NCEMT- CS012-01 / 3.7 CEU/ Cost: $300 

Dates  Nov 1 – Nov 13               Time  6:00-11:00pm (TU, F); 8:30am -5:00pm (SU)

Sessions     6        Instructor     Anthony Gulotta

Day    TU, F, SU     NOTES Class dates are:

Class meets at Dempster Fire Training Center, 350 Lawrence Station Rd., Lawrenceville, NJ 08648






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