FLANDERS, NEW JERSEY – Emergency medical services providers and other public safety personnel can catch up on the latest treatments for heart-related ailments by attending a one-evening class “The Beat Goes On”. The class will be held at 7pm Tuesday, February 17th, 2009 at the Flanders Firehouse, 27 Main Street in Flanders, NJ.
“Cardiac calls are among the most common and urgent calls we respond to,” said Capt. Heather Detoro, who heads the Flanders Fire/Rescue EMS Division. “This class, taught by Atlantic Health, will help us continue to deliver state-of-the-art care to our residents.”
“The Beat Goes On” class covers the latest protocols for cardiac care. It is the first in a yearlong series of classes to be offered at Flanders Fire/Rescue on the third Tuesday night of each month. In addition, a series of other classes are planned on weekends. The first class of the weekend series will be International Trauma Life Support, taught by instructors from Saint Clare’s Hospital. Both classes are eligible for continuing education units.
The classes are free to state-certified emergency medical technicians and paramedics, who can register for either class at www.njoemscert.com. Those interested in The Beat Goes On can also call (908) 522-2323.
More information about the Flanders Fire and Rescue series can be obtained by calling the Flanders Firehouse at (973) 584-7805.