Wanaque First Aid Squad

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Training Schedule

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New: Take your training classes provided at the Wanaque FAS, through Atlantic Ambulance Corp., by clicking one of the classes below to register:

Month
Date
Upcoming Event
February 2/20/2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Wanaque FAS: Blood Borne Pathogens/Right to Know
Blood Borne Pathogens/Right-to-Know - 2 CEUs
Learn the nature of blood borne infections, how we can protect ourselves and our patients from contracting them, and what are the most dangerous infections. This course satisfies the OSHA annual requirement for all hospital staff, squad members, police and fire.

March 3/11/2019 6:30 PM - 8/24/2019 4:00 PM 134733 - ATC 2019 Mar-Aug EMT Nights: Wanaque FAS
The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Course is intended to prepare the student for an entry-level position in emergency medical services at the basic provider level. The program is intensive and addresses human anatomy and physiology, pharmacology, and a wide variety of medical conditions as well as how to medically manage an individual suffering from a medical or traumatic event. The course material is presented through lectures, skill labs, written and practical evaluation sessions, self-study, and actual clinical observation. Upon successful completion of the course, the student is eligible for the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services written certification examination.
3/19/2019 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Wanaque FAS: Obstetrical Emergencies
Obstetrical Emergencies - 2 CEUs
A review of current procedures for handling the emergencies of pregnancy and delivery. This course also includes the latest standards on newborn resuscitation

April 4/16/2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Wanaque FAS: Management of Sports Injuries
Management of Sports Injuries - 3 CEUs
May 5/19/2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Wanaque FAS: Defensive Driving
Defensive Driving - DDC 6 - 6 CEUs
This course is designed to emphasize the importance of driving more defensively. The techniques included in this program will better prepare you to avoid collisions and survive those you can’t. This course is approved for NJ driver license point reduction, and can be submitted to NJ automobile insurance companies for rate reductions.

5/21/2019 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Wanaque FAS: Respiratory Emergencies
Respiratory Emergencies - 2 CEUs
Practice a skill that the EMT does not practice enough. Learn the best way to take lung sounds as well as the best places to maximize effect.

June 6/18/2019 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Wanaque FAS: Latex Allergies
Latex Allergies - 2 CEUs
More common than we would think, this allergy can affect caregivers and patients alike.

September 9/18/2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Wanaque FAS: Atlantic Air One Landing Zone Safety Program
Atlantic Air One Landing Zone Safety Program - 2 CEUs
Delivered by members of the Atlantic Air One Flight Crew, this course gives an in-depth look into safe operations around the Atlantic Air One EC-135 helicopter. This course covers indications for patient air transport, fly-drive criteria, proper landing zone etiquette and more. NOTE: For a class of 50 or more students, we will attempt to bring the helicopter for a live demonstration (weather and helicopter availability permitting).

October 10/16/2019 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM Wanaque FAS: SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) - 2 CEUs
Dealing with children is often difficult. Dealing with children who have died for no apparent cause is very difficult for any provider. Learn the best way to assess the child and to determine if they are a viable candidate for resuscitation. Learn what resources exist to help parents after a SIDS death.

November 11/20/2019 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Wanaque FAS: Stroke Awareness
Stroke Awareness - 2 CEUs
There are new and exciting treatments for stroke which offer chances for significant improvement in even the worst stroke cases — IF you act quickly. Learn how to recognize stroke, current treatments, and how BLS can make a profound difference in the life of a stroke patient.

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