Category Archives: Certification

CPR and AED Awareness Week: How Proper Training Saves Lives

On December 6, 2007, Congress passed a bill that designated the first week in June as “National Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Week.” This designation is intended to promote the necessity of CPR and AED training and … Continue reading

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National CPR and AED Awareness Week

The first week of June is National CPR and AED Awareness Week. This week is designed to bring attention to the importance of CPR and AED training. Over 325,000 Americans suffer sudden cardiac arrest each year and more than 95 … Continue reading

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Good Samaritans and Public Safety Professionals Save Infant

A team of Good Samaritans and public safety professionals saved the life of a 5-month-old boy yesterday by performing CPR on a busy Miami highway. Pamela Rauseo realized something was wrong with her nephew, Sebastian de la Cruz, and immediately pulled … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Congratulates Sudbury on New ALS Service

Jones & Bartlett Learning is excited to congratulate our former headquarters, Sudbury, on their decision to run their own Advanced Life Support service! The Sudbury Fire Department announced that beginning next week, they will be providing their own ALS service … Continue reading

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Pediatric Emergency Care Tips

By: Firefighter Michael O. McLeieer, President – E.S.C.A.P.E. Inc. Adjunct Instructor National Fire Academy, Training Coordinator Massachusetts Firefighting Academy (Article from ECSI eNews: February 2013) Injuries, especially those to children, occur when we least expect them. In fact, many children cannot … Continue reading

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Educate Childcare Professionals with the Updated PedFACTs Course

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is pleased to announce that the Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers (PedFACTs), Second Edition program resources are now available! The PedFACTs course is designed to give caregivers and teachers the education and … Continue reading

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Navigate TestPrep: EMT Can Predict and Impact First-Time Pass Rates on National Certification Exams

Did you know that users of Navigate TestPrep: EMT have outperformed the national average of first-time pass rates on the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician (NREMT) certification exam? Or that Navigate TestPrep: EMT can predict the probability of passing … Continue reading

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