Training

ROCKLAND PARAMEDIC SERVICES TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS:

Rockland Paramedic Services sponsors and conducts a number of educational courses for volunteer ambulance corps members and other emergency services agencies. Among them are Critical Trauma Care (CTC), Emergency Medical Technician-Defibrillation (EMT-D), EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I), EMT- Critical Care, (EMT-CC), EMT-D Refreshers, Certified First Responder (CFR-D), Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Pediatric Critical Care Course (CPCC), Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and a number of other specialty courses.

We are a Certified New York State Department of Health Course Sponsoring Agency, Number 07-060. We have a full time NYSDOH Certified Instructor Coordinator on staff, responsible for all training programs, quality assurance and improvement initiatives, and compliance with all state and federal regulations. We offer a CME based refresher program for your organization. Our program trained and certified the first EMT-D volunteer ambulance corps in Rockland County. We also conduct CPR and first aid training for police, fire, highway and recreation departments, and other municipal personnel.

Additional programs Rockland Paramedic Services offers are outlined as follows:

Public CPR Courses: Rockland Paramedic Services is an American Heart Association Training Center and a National Safety Council Training Center. This allows our training staff to provide public education and CPR training classes. We provide these services to Senior Groups, Schools, Municipal Employees and Town Residents.
OSHA Bloodborne/Airborne: Rockland Paramedic Services conducts initial and annual training in bloodborne and airborne pathogens. We will review and update the VACs infection control plans as needed. Required mask fit testing and TB skin testing can be provided to the Corps members.
HAZMAT Awareness: Rockland Paramedic Services conducts annual Hazardous Materials Awareness training to the VAC members along with review of the Hazardous Communication Standard. Several members of the training division are EPA Hazardous Materials Technicians and are instructors with the Rockland County Office of Emergency Services.
Confined Space Safety Awareness: Rockland Paramedic Services conducts Confined Space Safety Awareness Programs with annual retraining to enlighten the corps members of the dangers associated with these types of response situations.
National Safety Council First Aid and CPR: As a recognized National Safety Council training agency, Rockland Paramedic Services delivers CPR and first aid training to the police, fire, town highway, and recreation departments.
Paramedic Student Preceptor Program: Rockland Paramedic Services is an active participant in the ongoing training of new paramedics in the Hudson Valley Region. We have preceptor agreements with the college level paramedic programs at Rockland Community College, Westchester Community College, Ulster Community College, and Dutchess Community College.
540 Chestnut Ridge Rd. Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977
Tel: (845) 627-8613
Fax: (845) 627-8621
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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