Course: Hands-Only CPR

Course: Hands-Only CPR
The Hands-Only CPR course is to teach untrained bystanders how to perform hands-only CPR. Having more bystanders trained in this simple skill can help save lives by putting more cardiac arrest victims within a few steps of lifesaving assistance.

Target Audience
Designed teach untrained bystanders

Prerequisites
None

Class Options
N/A

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
None, Practical Skills Class; No Certification issued

Estimated Course Time
30 minutes

Course: Basic First Aid

The Basic First Aid course helps students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond. This first aid training program is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2020 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid.

Target Audience
Intended for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire, or are required, to be certified in basic emergency medical care.

Prerequisites
None

Class Options
N/A

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Optional except when required by organizational, local or state regulation.
Practical Skills Exam - Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
4 hours 15 minutes

Course: NYSED Coaches CPR & First Aid

NorthEast Emergency, Disaster & Safety Associates, LLC is a NYSED Approved Training Provider for Coaches CPR/AED & First Aid; able to provide Coaches their certification through National Certification Course or through NYSED Certification.

All coaches of extracurricular sports in NYS must hold valid first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)/automatic external defibrillator (AED) certification by completing courses from a New York State Education Department (NYSED)-approved provider, or NYSED-approved courses offered by a national provider (e.g., American Red Cross). Currently, certification courses cannot be completed entirely online because coaching candidates must demonstrate particular skills for first aid and CPR/AED certification.

Target Audience
Coaches of extracurricular sports licensed by NYSED

Prerequisites
Heads-Up Concussion Management by end of CPR/First Aid Training

Class Options
Online Content. For first aid and/or CPR/AED certification courses from a NYSED-approved provider, the content can continue to be taught either online and/or in-person. However, candidates must demonstrate their (psychomotor) skills in-person to earn first aid and/or CPR/AED certification. Candidates who complete NYSED-approved first aid and/or CPR/AED certification courses offered by a national provider must complete their first aid and/or CPR/AED certification per certifying agency requirements.
~ per NYSED via OTI

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Optional except when required by organizational, local or state regulation.
Practical Skills Exam - Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
16 hours

Course: Advanced First Aid

The Advanced First Aid course is designed for the person who needs or desires more first aid training than Basic First Aid, but not to the level of Emergency Medical Response. Perfect for corporate emergency response teams, this 17-21 hour Advanced First Aid certification course presents many of the most common illnesses and injuries responders are likely to encounter.

Target Audience
Designed for non-EMS responders including government, corporate, industry, lifeguards, security personnel, law enforcement, corrections personnel, and other individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers, but desire or require certification in Advanced First Aid.

Prerequisites
Minimum Age: 14
Current, valid professional-level BLS certification (Basic Life Support). Incorporated/conducted in conjunction with select AFA Courses

Class Options
N/A

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Required
Practical Skills Exam - Required; Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
17-21 hours

Course: Emergency Medical Response (Non-EMS)

The primary purpose of the Emergency Medical Response course is to provide the participant with the knowledge and skills necessary to work as an emergency medical responder (EMR) to help sustain life, reduce pain and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until more advanced medical personnel take over.
This course meets or exceeds National Emergency Medical Services Education Standards Emergency Medical Responder Instructional Guidelines

Target Audience
Ideal for high school and college-aged students to receive training similar to the training EMS professionals receive as they look to enter careers in healthcare, public safety, or law enforcement.

Prerequisites
Minimum Age: 16
Current, valid professional level BLS certification (Basic Life Support). Select EMR Courses include BLS Certification Class

Class Options
N/A

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Required
Practical Skills Exam - Required; Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
56 hours

Course: CPR/AED

The CPR and AED training course is designed specifically for laypeople, and is an excellent choice for CPR and defibrillator training in both community and workplace settings. This extremely flexible program will help prepare individuals to respond to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and choking incidents. This CPR and AED course conforms to the 2020 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC.

Target Audience
Designed specifically for Laypeople

Prerequisites
None

Class Options
AED Only
Adult
Adult and Child
Adult, Child and Infant

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Optional except when required by organizational, local or state regulation.
Practical Skills Exam - Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
AED Only - 1 hour
Adult - 2 hours 45 minutes
Adult and Child - 2 hours 45 minutes
Adult, Child and Infant - 3 hours

Course: CPR/AED/First Aid

CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid combination training allows an easy option for students seeking a comprehensive training class that builds the confidence to respond. This first aid, AED, and CPR certification course option is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2020 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC, and the 2020 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid.

Target Audience
Individuals who require or desire first aid, AED, and CPR classes that deliver comprehensive emergency care knowledge and skills:

Emergency response teams in business and industry
Adult residential care personnel
Teachers
Parents
Babysitters

Prerequisites
None

Class Options
Adult
Pediatric
Adult and Child
Adult, Child and Infant

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Optional except when required by organizational, local or state regulation.
Practical Skills Exam - Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
Adult - 5 hours
Pediatric - 5 hours 15 minutes
Adult and Child - 5 hours
Adult, Child and Infant - 5 hours 30 minutes

Course: BLS for Healthcare Providers and CPR/AED Professional Rescuers

The Basic Life Support (BLS) training course provides participants with the knowledge and skills they need to assess, recognize and care for patients who are experiencing respiratory arrest or respiratory failure, cardiac arrest, airway obstruction, opioid overdose or other life-threatening injury or illness. When
a patient experiences a life-threatening emergency, healthcare providers need to act swiftly and promptly. The course emphasizes providing high-quality care and integrating psychomotor skills with critical thinking and problem solving to achieve the best possible patient outcomes.

Target Audience
Designed for Healthcare Professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.

Prerequisites
Minimum Age: 14
Medical Certification or other Professional Rescuer Certification Recommended.

Class Options
Initial Provider Course
Refresher Course
Review Course
Challenge Option*

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Required
Practical Skills Exam - Required; Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
5 hours

*Challenge Option provides for one Attempt at the Written and Skills Exam. Failing a Challenge requires Student to take a Refresher Course to acquire certification.

Course: Responding To Emergencies from the American Red Cross

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies: Comprehensive First Aid/CPR/AED program is to help students recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach students the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed.
Target Audience
RTE is perfect for high school and college-level students in Health and Physical Education, Kinesiology, Exercise and Sports Science and Athletic Training departments to learn to handle the full range of emergencies, large and small!

Prerequisites
Minimum Age: 14
CPR and First Aid Recommended but not required

Class Options
This program is designed primarily for use in secondary schools, colleges, universities and other settings that require a curriculum of greater length than the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program.

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Required
Practical Skills Exam - Required; Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
30 hours

Course: Babysitting & Child Care Education and Training

American Red Cross babysitting training and Advanced Child Care courses can help you gain the skills you need to take care of the kids in your neighborhood when their parents can't be with them. Created for both young babysitters and seasoned child care professionals, our best-in-class training gives you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and become a safe, reliable babysitter. During your training, you can also choose to earn your First Aid and CPR/AED certifications (good for two years), which can help you learn how to provide care during an emergency. Online and in-person classes are available for participants of all ages.

Designed for new babysitters and childcare professionals alike, our childcare training courses allow you to gain the skills necessary to care for kids of all ages. The courses currently available include:

Babysitting Basics: Created for those ages 11 and older, our online babysitting training course can help you learn how to provide care for infants and children, understand what to do in an emergency, choose age-appropriate activities, recognize and handle a range of behaviors, learn how to start your own babysitting business, and more.

Babysitter's Training: Recommended for those ages 11 to 15, this course is designed to help participants develop leadership skills, build their business, help keep themselves and others safe, help children learn how to behave, and learn basic child care and basic first aid.

Advanced Child Care: Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to care for children and infants inside and outside of the home. The course delivers leadership training, child behavior and discipline training, as well as information on professionalism, safety, basic childcare, and more. (Note: This course is not intended as certification for state-licensed childcare providers and does not meet all state requirements for such certification.)

To complement your child care training, we also offer First Aid and CPR/AED certification courses. These classes not only help build your skills; and your resume, but can allow you to safely help others in times of need.

Target Audience
Created for both young babysitters and seasoned child care professionals, gives you the opportunity to sharpen your skills and become a safe, reliable babysitter.

Prerequisites
Minimum Age: 11

Class Options
N/A

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Required
Practical Skills Exam - Required; Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
Minimum 6 hours 30 minutes

Course: Stop The Bleed / First Aid for Severe Trauma (STB / FAST)

Uncontrolled bleeding is the leading cause of preventable death from trauma. The First Aid for Severe Trauma (FAST) program provides participants with the knowledge and skills they need to respond to an emergency involving life-threatening bleeding, including how to:

Recognize a life-threatening bleeding emergency.
Ensure safety and communicate effectively in an emergency.
Control life-threatening bleeding using direct pressure, a tourniquet, or both.
The program is designed to enhance participants' ability to take decisive, lifesaving action to assist a person with a traumatic injury and life-threatening bleeding until professional responders arrive.

Target Audience
Adults and students to learn how to respond and care for someone during a life-threatening bleeding emergency.

Prerequisites
None

Class Options
N/A

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Successfully complete all knowledge checks
Demonstrate competency in all required skills.
Estimated Course Time
2 hours 15 minutes

Course: Wilderness and Remote First Aid

Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. With a Wilderness First Aid class, first aid providers in a remote outdoor setting will be better prepared to respond when faced with limited resources, longer times to care for someone, and decisions about when and how fast to evacuate an ill or injured person. This comprehensive 16-hour wilderness first aid course meets or exceeds the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, 2017 Edition.

Prerequisites

Current Adult CPR & AED Certification. Select Wilderness First Aid Courses my include a CPR Course.
Participants must also be 14 years of age on or before the last scheduled session of the course.

Target Audience
Essential if you work or recreate outdoors or in other austere environments where access to medical care is delayed or communication is unreliable

Prerequisites
Minimum Age: 14
CPR/AED Required. Select WFA Course include CPR Certification Course
Basic First Aid Recommended

Class Options
N/A

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Optional except when required by organizational, local or state regulation.
Practical Skills Exam - Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
8-16 hours

Course: Blood-borne Pathogens Training (BBP)*

The Blood-borne Pathogens Training course is to teach participants how to protect themselves and others from exposure to blood-borne pathogens on the job, and what to do if an exposure occurs. The course content and activities will prepare participants to make appropriate decisions about preventing bloodborne pathogen disease transmission. The course addresses:
What blood-borne pathogens are.
How blood-borne pathogens are spread.
How to help prevent exposure incidents by following work practice controls, using engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE), practicing good personal hygiene and properly cleaning and disinfecting equipment and supplies.
How to recognize, report and follow up on employee exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.

Target Audience
Any Employee who has a reasonable risk to being Exposed to Bodily Fluids or required to receive training as part of a work place safety program

Prerequisites
None

Class Options
N/A

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Required

Estimated Course Time
1 hour

*Course Certificate is valid for one year.
The Blood-borne Pathogens Training course is designed to assist employers with meeting the training mandate as stipulated in the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Blood-borne Pathogens Standard. The course was developed with guidance from OSHA to comply with the training component of the Standard (29 CFR part 1910.1030), released January 18, 2001, and April 3, 2012.

Course: Instructor Development Course / Instructor Training

NorthEast Emergency, Disaster & Safety Associates, LLC provides Instructor Training through American Red Cross, American Safety & Health Institute, and the Emergency Care & Safety Institute.

If you are interested in becoming an Instructor and teaching with NorthEast Emergency, Disaster & Safety Associates, LLC; contact us at training@needsassociates.org.

*Successful completion of courses is based on achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time.

AUTHORIZED TRAINING PROVIDER FOR:

American Red Cross (ARC) - Authorized logo attached
Emergency Care & Safety Training
American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) - Authorized logo attached
Emergency Care & Safety Training
Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI)
Emergency Care & Safety Training
National Association for Search & Rescue (NASAR) - Authorized logo attached
Wilderness Emergency Care Program
New York State Education Department (NYSED) - Authorized logo attached
Coaches CPR/AED & First Aid Training
Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT - Texas State University)
Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE)
American College of Surgeons - Committee on Trauma
Stop The Bleed Training

Program: Wilderness Emergency Care

Course: WFR

The Wilderness First Responder course is essential if you work or recreate outdoors or in other austere environments where access to medical care is delayed or communication is unreliable. It is the industry standard for professional guides, trip leaders, search and rescue team members, outdoor recreationists, and international travelers.
Upon completion, you will be able to conduct a thorough physical exam, obtain a patient history, assess vital signs, provide emergency care in the wilderness, and make crucial evacuation decisions. During this course, you will spend half your time practicing skills and participating in realistic scenarios.
NASAR's nationally recognized curriculum encompasses a wide range of topics including long-term patient care, wound management, selective spine immobilization, reducing dislocations, litter packaging, and epinephrine administration. Dynamic educators who have practiced medicine in both wilderness and urban environments will teach you skills and protocols to step forward in an emergency, and you will finish the intensive 80+ hour course with the tools and confidence to manage patients in the backcountry for multiple days.

Target Audience
Essential if you work or recreate outdoors or in other austere environments where access to medical care is delayed or communication is unreliable

Prerequisites
Minimum Age: 16
Current Adult CPR & First Aid recommended. Select Courses include a CPR Certification Course

Class Options
N/A

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Required
Practical Skills Exam - Required; Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
80+ hours

Course: WEMTU
Wilderness EMT Upgrade is an additional training designed for medical personnel who would like to enhance their skills and experience for use in rural, wilderness, and technical rescue setting. This course is geared toward to EMS providers looking to broaden their skills in remote environments. The WEMT curriculum builds on EMS training and expertise to meet the special challenges inherent in delayed access to medical care environments. It is designed for medical personnel working in EMS, search and rescue, law enforcement, disaster response, and on wilderness expeditions.
NASAR's nationally recognized curriculum encompasses a wide range of topics including long-term patient care, wound management, selective spine immobilization, reducing dislocations, litter packaging, and epinephrine administration. Dynamic educators who have practiced medicine in both wilderness and urban environments will teach you skills and protocols to step forward in an emergency, and you will finish the intensive 40+ hour course with the tools and confidence to manage patients in the unique environments for multiple days.

Target Audience
Essential if you work or recreate outdoors or in other austere environments where access to medical care is delayed or communication is unreliable

Prerequisites
Minimum Age: 18
Current State or NREMT License/Certification; Students currently enrolled in EMT Course can request admittance with Interview and Course Progress Report submitted to WEC Instructor.
Basic Life Support; select courses offer BLS Challenge and/or Refresher

Class Options
N/A

Requirements for Successful Course Completion (Certification)
Written Exam - Required
Practical Skills Exam - Required; Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Estimated Course Time
40+ hours