Articles by California Medical Training Center

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...

  • tabby e. Avatartabby e.

    Both Margie and Mike are Very knowledgeable and friendly. - 8/03/2018 

  • Nataly K. AvatarNataly K.

    good prices, good trainings. I took 3 or 4 - 8/03/2019 

  • 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 

  • 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 

  • Bienne G. AvatarBienne G.

    I'm happy my aunt told me about CPR 3G. Now I'm getting back the knowledge, skills and confidence I need to pursue my nursing career. Thank you so very much, CPR 3G! 🙂 - 10/24/2018 

  • 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 

  • Mayte L. AvatarMayte L.

    My 1st time here and it was great. I am so glad I came here to renew my CPR certification. Teacher Margie was so patient and helpful with all the students. Would definitely recommend to everyone. - 3/03/2020 

  • JuanCha45 AvatarJuanCha45

    I took 2 classes & the material was easy to understand thanks to the instructor. Highly recommend taking classes here. - 9/26/2020 

  • Bhupinder K. AvatarBhupinder K.

    Best teacher's best staff, love to come here last 8yrs in row. - 2/03/2020 

  • Kim D. AvatarKim D.

    Instructor was very personable, informtive and helpful. Class was low stress. Very efficient way to complete or renew. I will definitely use California Medical Training Center again. - 8/03/2019 

  • John B. AvatarJohn B.

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

  • 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. - 8/03/2019 

  • julen a. Avatarjulen a.

    Great class and teachers, with a lot sense of humor! - 8/03/2019 

  • Manuella S. AvatarManuella S.

    Amazing staff, I have taken the IV class and the CPR class too. Great prices and they responded quickly to my emails when I had questions . Even though it’s about 45 minutes from where I live in Lancaster, I rather come here. I will be taking more classes soon. - 9/08/2020 

  • Alex B. AvatarAlex B.

    I have taken 2 BLS and now ACLS classes with them. Everyone is great, friendly, and extremely knowledgeable!! I've recommended to many friends throughout!! - 7/03/2020 

  • Samuel C. AvatarSamuel C.

    David Nava is an excellent Instructor highly recommend. - 4/24/2019 

  • Salvador H. AvatarSalvador H.

    Great experience. David made the class light and entertaining. He was able to cater to everyone's level of ecg knowledge. He even took some time to explain some rhythms to a participant of the class who was not familiar with them. I would gladly repeat the course with them again. - 3/03/2020 

  • 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 

  • Karmen L. AvatarKarmen L.

    I couldn’t ask for more. Very credible staff and thorough instruction. - 2/24/2019 

  • Charles H. AvatarCharles H.

    Great place to train for certifications and recertifications such as BLS, ACLS, PALS, etc. And it's a family business with 3 generations of experienced medical professionals. - 7/13/2020 

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