EmergyCare offers a variety of community outreach programs such as hands-only CPR training, participation in health and safety fairs, career days, school visits with ambulances, wellness activities, blood pressure screenings, and more. If your group is interested in having EmergyCare participate in your event, please contact Lisa Songer by email or phone at 814-870-1948.
Child and Babysitting Safety Classes (CABS)
EmergyCare offers the American Safety and Health Institutes Child and Babysitting Safety Course.
The Child and Babysitting Safety training program is designed to focus on supervising, caring for, and keeping children and infants safe in babysitting settings. The program provides fundamental information on the business of babysitting, proper supervision, basic caregiving skills, and responding properly to ill or injured children or infants. Intended Audience: Young people (11 to 15 years old) who are interested in providing babysitting services.
The next classes:
Basic Life Support (BLS)
EmergyCare offers the American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) course for healthcare providers twice a month at our headquarters in Erie, Pennsylvania.
This course is 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.
- High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants.
- The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components.
- Important early use of an AED.
- Effective ventilations using a barrier device.
- Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR.
- Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.
American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED Training
The AHA Heartsaver CPR AED Course is designed for anyone with limited or no medical training who wants to learn how to do CPR and use of an AED.
Students will learn how to:
- Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival.
- Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival.
- Recognize when someone needs CPR.
- Perform high-quality CPR for an adult.
- Describe how to perform CPR with help from others.
- Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups.
- Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult.
- Perform high-quality CPR for a child*.
- Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child*.
- Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*.
- Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child.
- Demonstrate how to help a choking infant*.
To schedule the training for your volunteer, church, or other group, contact Nolan Beardsley, Education Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 814-870-1940