Massachusetts Dental Hygiene Association

Merrimack Valley Component


CPR & AED Certification ~Health Care Provider Level~




Brian Mercer


SATURDAY July 11, 2015

3 CEU's  

9:00am - Noon

Lunch to follow course
The Claddagh Pub Restaurant
399 Canal Street

Lawrence, MA 01840

Members: $50
Non-Members: $99

Students: $60



COURSE DESCRIPTION: Based on the 2010 International Consensus Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC), this Health Care Provider CPR Certification course, trains health care providers successfully and effectively in CPR and AED. More than in a stand-alone text, this interactive course contains integrated teaching and learning systems and offers many resources to better support learners.

. This class includes:

•Coverage of the 2010 CPR and ECC Guidelines: Clear, concise direction on how to perform CPR and use an AED during an emergency.

•Skill Drills: Offer step-by-step explanations and hands on demonstrations of important skills.

•Emergency Care Wrap-Up Summary: Provides a concise summary of what signs first aiders should look for and what treatment steps they should take.


About the Emergency Care & Safety Institute


The Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI) is an internationally renowned organization that provides training and certifications that meet job-related requirements as defined by regulatory authorities such as OSHA, The Joint Commission, and state offices of EMS, Education, Transportation, and Health. ECSI's courses are delivered throughout a range of industries and markets worldwide, including colleges and universities, business and industry, government, public safety agencies, hospitals, private training companies, and secondary school systems.


At the end of the Healthcare Provider CPR Course students will be able to:

1. Describe the steps of CPR

• When to start CPR

• When to give breaths, including with barrier devices

• When to check for a pulse

• How to give compressions at the proper depth and rate with complete chest recoil

2. Describe the signs and action steps for severe airway obstruction in the responsive and unresponsive victim

3. Describe the links in the Chain of Survival, including the importance of:

• Activating the appropriate emergency response system

• Performing CPR

• Providing early defibrillation

• Ensuring the arrival of early advanced care by activating the

appropriate emergency response system.

4. Describe the signs & symptoms of 4 common life threatening emergencies:

• Cardiac arrest

• Choking

• Stroke

• Heart attack

At the end of the course students will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

1. Activating the emergency response system

2. Giving breaths for adult, child and infant victims using;

  • Mouth-to-mouth ventilation

  • Mouth-to-mask ventilation

  • Bag-mask ventilation

3. Giving compressions for adult, child and infant victims by;

  • Pushing hard and fast

  • Allowing full chest recoil

  • Minimizing interruptions in compressions

4. Performing 1 and 2-rescuer CPR for adult, child & infants

5. Using an AED for victims above 1 year of age

6. Relieving chocking in the responsive and unresponsive victim of any age


Brian Mercer - Former Navy/Marine Corpsman-Medic (1978-1982) and a Massachusetts EMT for over twenty-five years.

As a certified ECSI Training Center-Instructor, Brian has helped hundreds of his students successfully accomplish their certification in CPR and AED training at the Health Care Provider Level.

Brian is the Owner/Operator of EMT Transportation for over twenty-seven years and is founder of THE BAND OF HEROES.

His partner is a nationally certified Paramedic and CPR Instructor for My Band of Heroes.



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Non-Member Registration - $99


Student Registration- $60


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Sarah Crow, RDH                   Questions call Sarah at:
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Lawrence, MA 01843