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Formerly CPR 3G - Three Generations of Educators
Active Shooter Event – 3 Things To Remember

Active Shooter Event – 3 Things To Remember

Active Shooter Event - 3 Things To Remember:  RUN, HIDE, FIGHT 1. Run• Know where the exits are located • Have an escape plan & route • Put distance and solid objects between you and the shooter • Keep hands visible for law enforcement 2. Hide• Lock and block...

5 “Trigger Words/Phrases” To Avoid, Especially With Your Patients

5 “Trigger Words/Phrases” To Avoid, Especially With Your Patients

5 “Trigger Words/Phrases” To Avoid, Especially With Your Patients:  1. “No”Try: “I’ll do my best to get your meds to you a bit early, after I finish rounds” 2. “What’s the problem?”Try: “Can we talk about how you are feeling and work on a solution?” 3. “Come here”Try:...

To Which Lead View Should We Set The ECG Monitor?

To Which Lead View Should We Set The ECG Monitor?

To Which Lead View Should We Set The ECG Monitor?:  Lead II (initially, normally for most patients) The 12 Lead ECG provides an excellent view of the electrical activity within the heart from 12 different perspectives; but, if only one choice for one view from one...

The Only 2 Cardiac Arrest Arrhythmias We Should Shock

The Only 2 Cardiac Arrest Arrhythmias We Should Shock

The Only 2 Cardiac Arrest Arrhythmias We Should Shock: During cardiac arrest, we must analyze the rhythm immediately and shock if the rhythm is ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia. Defibrillate with 120-200 joules with biphasic units, 200-360 with...

The 4 Word CPR Class

The 4 Word CPR Class

The 4 Word CPR Class:  Push Hard, Push Fast *** Call for help immediately *** Place your hands in the center of the chest over the sternum Push hard: 1/3 to 1/2 the depth of the chest Pust fast: 100-120 times per minute If an AED is available, attach the AED and...

  • sarah p. Avatarsarah p.

    Great place for learning skills. Instructors are motivated and enthusiastic. - 9/24/2019 

  • scott s. Avatarscott s.

    Great place to take a class. Low stress atmosphere and great teaching staff. Mike knows his stuff and makes the class relatable. - 10/24/2018 

  • John B. AvatarJohn B.

    Excellent and always there when I need to renew my certification or for a first time certification! - 1/24/2019 

  • Daniel B. AvatarDaniel B.

    Great learning experiences at California Medical Training Center. - 10/24/2018 

  • Joanie S. AvatarJoanie S.

    Lots of mnemonics to make the material easier to learn. Enthusiastic, supportive instructors. Consistently good experience. - 11/24/2018 

  • Desiree H. AvatarDesiree H.

    Had a great experience in my learning endeavors. The teachers took the time to help you understand the concepts and to practice good form when doing the procedures. I feel confident about my work, did well in the class. Would recommend this to my family and friends. - 10/24/2018 

  • Winston G. AvatarWinston G.

    Been going to Mike for years. Always the best prices and the best experience. - 10/24/2018 

  • Maria N. AvatarMaria N.

    Took an ECG interpretation course here. Mike was great! Very clear and straightforward with the objectives and topics. I have already signed up for ACLS & PALS here as well. 😊 - 8/24/2019 

  • A K. AvatarA K.

    Needed NRP fast, I live in Santa Barbara and there wasn't anything available, It was very easy to sign up, super reasonable price, and low stress environment. It was worth the drive, I'll go there again!!! Highly recommend. - 2/24/2019 

  • Aileen S. AvatarAileen S.

    It was my first time at this center. I took the MAB recertification and was very pleased. The instructor was easy to follow and the time flew by. I would definitely return for other recertifications. - 5/24/2019 

  • Tania K. AvatarTania K.

    I am a new RN and I took my ACLS, PALS, ECG, 12 LEAD, ECG Tech certification, and IV refresher course here. ALL OF THEM WERE TAUGHT AND GUIDED BY AMAZING INSTRUCTORS! Highly recommend!!!! - 10/24/2018 

  • Anmol C. AvatarAnmol C.

    Mike is a great instructor. He is so knowledgeable and intelligent. Done ACLS and NRP with him and i am thinking to do other courses from his institution as well. - 5/24/2019 

  • Gabriela I. AvatarGabriela I.

    Loved how straight to the point the class was, the instructor was very helpful. Will definitely be coming back once I need to renew my cpr certification. - 9/24/2019 

  • julen a. Avatarjulen a.

    Great class and teachers, with a lot sense of humor! - 4/24/2019 

  • Marina K. AvatarMarina K.

    An awesome class with a plenty chances to try out your skills. Very friendly and stress-free environment. Thank you David! - 10/03/2019 

  • Fermin A. AvatarFermin A.

    Venue and class size is very conducive for learning. Excellent materials for audio-visual and book learners. High professionalism of instructors. I just did my IV therapy and Blood Withdrawal Training with them and I am coming back on January 2019 for ACLS Training and certification. More power to my instructor and thank you! - 11/24/2018 

  • mercedes m. Avatarmercedes m.

    Excellent place to learn no matter what age you are , knowledgable, very patient and given teachers toward their students, making sure every single of us learn the lessons to serve efficiently our patients at our present or future jobs. I appreciate their compromise with us. - 10/24/2018 

  • George A. AvatarGeorge A.

    I just finish my ECG tech, OMG!!! these 2 good looking guy, Sage F. and MIke. @ thumbs up..Good job.I pass my exam. - 10/24/2018 

  • Terrie R. AvatarTerrie R.

    Great people and great classes. This is the place to go if you are in a pinch to get your certification or just to renew on time. This is my fourth time taking classes there and I will be returning. - 11/24/2018 

  • Sophia F. AvatarSophia F.

    Great ACLS course, time efficient and easy to follow. Instructor was very laid back and easy to ask questions of. - 10/24/2018 

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