EMS Education & CPR/First-Aid

Mountainside Medical Center is committed to excellence in EMS education and lifelong learning.

CPR and First Aid

Mountainside Medical Center's CPR Training Center offers a variety of CPR courses to meet the needs of our community members. These courses are specifically designed for lay rescuers whose job requires a credential documenting successful completion of successful skills performance or just concerned parents/guardians.

Heartsaver Adult / Child / Infant CPR / AED

A modular program designed to teach CPR and relief of choking for adults, children and infants. Includes instruction on defibrillation (AED usage) for adults & children, barrier devices, the causes of injuries and cardiopulmonary arrest in children.

Basic First Aid

This program is designed to familiarize you with how to recognize and respond to common injuries and medical emergencies, including broken bones, bleeding emergencies, burns, poisoning, asthma, seizures, heart attacks and diabetic emergencies.

Classes meet at Mountainside Medical Center
The Bayberry
1 Bay Avenue, Montclair, NJ



2021 EMS Education Series Mountainside Medical Center

These classes are available for active personnel currently working within the Northern NJ area.
Must show work ID before class.

6:30pm - Dinner and Drinks
7pm - Lecture

All classes take place at the Glen Ridge Country Club, 555 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge NJ 07028 unless otherwise noted.

September 7

Pharmacology Review (2.0 CEUs)

This program discusses pharmacology in general, and elaborates on both EMS-carried medications, patient assistance drugs, and commonly encountered drugs that patients are on.

October 5

Sepsis for EMS (2.0 CEUs)

This program discusses systemic infections and resulting distributive shock and the pre-hospital treatment for these conditions. Hospital management of Sepsis is also discussed.

November 9

Winter Emergencies (2.0 CEUs)

This program discusses common winter conditions such as frostbite, hypothermia, and recreational events such as skiing injuries, and other winter-related emergencies.

December 7

Head and Spine Injuries (2.0 CEUs)

This program discusses common injuries to the head and spine, such as vertebral fracture, concussion, cerebral bleed, and other injuries.


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