Training and Certification Options
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Training and Certification Options

Nowadays there are many organizations to get certified under, each providing overlapping and unique courses and certifications.

OccuMed is proud to be an authorized American Red Cross, American Heart Association, Emergency Care & Safety Institute, and National Safety Council authorized training center.

This allows students to be able to choose classes that meet their certification requirements. Students can also select courses based on price, as each organization has slightly different costs per class.

The following organizations are nationally recognized and provide exceptional training.

American Red Cross:

Training Services is one of the five divisions of the American Red Cross, responsible for providing health and safety training to the general public as well as the workforce. In the fiscal year 2017, the American Red Cross trained 2.28 million people how to save lives through their First Aid, CPR or AED courses, water safety, and caregiving programs. There are a wide variety of course offerings available.

American Heart Association:

The American Heart Association (AHA) is a nonprofit organization in the United States that funds cardiovascular medical research, educates consumers on healthy living and fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association are known for publishing guidelines on cardiovascular disease and prevention, standards on basic life support, advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), and pediatric advanced life support (PALS).

Emergency Care & Safety Institute:

Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) programs meet the latest Consensus on Science and Treatment Recommendations from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) and the current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC) guidelines and are offered in association with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Emergency Physicians—two of the most renowned medical organizations in the United States.

OccuMed Currently Offers:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Certification

Certifications with American Heart Association or American Red Cross

  • Heartsaver CPR/First Aid Certification

Certification with American Heart Association or Emergency Care and Safety Institute

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Provider Certification

As well as certification to become an Instructor with American Red Cross

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider Certification

As well as certification to become an Instructor with American Red Cross

  • Emergency Medical First Responder Certification

As well as certification to become an Instructor with American Red Cross

  • Wilderness CPR/First Aid Certification

As well as certification to become an Instructor with American Red Cross

Our licensed and experienced trainers can help provide the proper training, materials, and guidance to help you become well versed in any course offered above.

Soon to Be Offered:

  • EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) Certification
  • EMT Practical Exam; State and NREMT Testing
  • EMT Continuing Education; State and NREMT Requirements

OccuMed will soon be offering a multitude of Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) trainings to help you become a certified licensed EMT, continue EMT education, or maintain licensing requirements. These courses will be taught by Licensed and State certified EMT’s with years of experience, allowing you to gain great insight on the industry.

Contact us for more information.