MEDIC First Aid Training Programs Are Current, Evidence‐Based, and Conform to the:

  • 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care 
  • 2015 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid 
  • 2010 AHA Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science 
  • 2010 AHA and ARC International Consensus on First Aid Science with Treatment Recommendations 
  • 2010 AHA and ARC Guidelines for First Aid 

1 Last reviewed/updated: June 29, 2016 
2 Anderson ML, et al. Rates of cardiopulmonary resuscitation training in the United States. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Feb 1;174(2):194‐201 
3 Singletary EM, et al; on behalf of the First Aid Chapter Collaborators. Part 9: first aid: 2015 International Consensus on First Aid Science With Treatment Recommendations. Circulation. 2015;132(suppl 1):S269–S311.  4 All instructors and training programs are in the process of, or are updated to the 2015 AHA Guidelines. For more see 

ASHI, MEDIC First Aid®, 24-7 EMS®, 24-7 Fire, EMP Canada, Worksafe Canada, Inc. Summit Training Source, and Safetec™ are members of the HSI family of  brands.
 2011 Standards for First Aid and CPR training of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American 
Public Health Association, and National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education, Caring for our children: National health and safety performance standards; 
Guidelines for early care and education programs. 3rd edition (“CFOC3”) 
Recommendations of the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Best Practices Guide: Fundamentals of a Workplace First‐Aid Program

 Acceptance and Accreditation

MEDIC First Aid training programs are currently accepted, approved, or recognized as an industry credential meeting the requirements of nearly 1800 state regulatory agencies, occupational licensing boards, national associations, commissions, and councils in more than 550 occupations and professions. 
 HSI is a member of the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR), the premiere international resource for professional regulation  stakeholders. 
HSI is a member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and ASTM International (ASTM) both globally recognized leaders in the development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards. 
MEDIC First Aid Training Programs Are Taught by Qualified Instructors Affiliated with an Approved Training Center and Are Authorized to Certify Course Participants
 MEDIC First Aid does not offer, recognize, or accept any online‐  only layperson CPR, AED, or First Aid certificates. Certification of participants requires face - face evaluation of hands on skills by an authorized instructor to verify skill competency. 
Online training alone does not meet the first aid and CPR requirements of the US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
Online training must be supplemented with hands on practice. Substantial hands on practice is needed to meet psychomotor skill performance objectives.
HSI publishes and administers a set of Quality Assurance Standards designed to monitor and improve the performance of HSI, its approved ASHI Training Centers and Authorized Instructors so that the products and services provided meet or exceed the requirements of employers, regulatory authorities, and other approvers. ional associations, commissions, and councils in more than 120 occupations and professions.

I am a Medic First Aid Master Trainer.  At the present time I teach Medic First Aid classes and instructor classes.  In addition to private classes, I have a contract with HSI (Medic First Aid’s parent company which is based in Eugene OR) to teach for them at a number of local venues, including Lowe’s Stores, the IRS, the DEA, the GAO and occasionally Granger Stores.   And through Safety Max, based in San Francisco, I teach for several other companies.

I am certified by Phillips to inspect their AED Units.  Phillips Automatic Electronic Deliberators located in a number of retail and business places throughout Central Ohio.

Consistent Training You Can Count On

Interested in achieving consistently across multiple locations? MEDIC First Aid provides a consistent, video-directed, instructor-facilitated approach to teaching and learning lifesaving first aid, CPR and AED that is used by thousands of private and public organizations.

MEDIC First Aid training programs are ideal for workplace safety instructors or instructors with little or no emergency medical or other healthcare expertise.

Training is available through traditional classroom and blended learning options.

Current, Evidence-Based, Peer-Reviewed & Accepted

On whole, MEDIC First Aid training programs are currently recognized, accepted, approved, or meet the requirements of nearly 1800 state and provincial regulatory agencies, occupational licensing boards, nat I.

MEDIC First Aid® CPR, AED, and First Aid Training Programs

A.BasicPlus Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillation (AED) and First Aid for Adults (G2015) 

B. CarePlus CPR and AED (G2010) 

C. Child/Infant CPR and AED (G2010) 

D. PediatricPlus CPR, AED, and First Aid for Children, Infants, and Adults (G2010) 

 About MEDIC First Aid and the Health and Safety Institute

a. MEDIC First Aid CPR, AED, and First Aid training programs are developed and administered by the Health and Safety Institute (HSI). 

b. HSI is a major U.S. CPR, first aid, emergency medical and safety training organization.

 MEDIC First Aid CPR, AED, and First Aid training programs are equivalent to the CPR, AED, and First Aid training programs developed and administered by the American Heart Association,® Inc. (AHA) and the American National Red Cross (ARC). 

c. An HSI representative was a volunteer member of the 2015 International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) First Aid Task Force and a collaborator on the 2015 International Consensus on First Aid Science with Treatment Recommendations.3


The new 2015 First Aid and CPR standards have been released.   Lots of great revisions to the program.   Since I have been teaching the Medic First Aid Program for more than 30 years, I feel comfortable commenting that for a while the program seems to have been "dumbed down to - call 911"   This new version seems to have listened to a few of us “old timers” who thought things needed to be addressed that were not.   I have now had the opportunity to teach this new program three times.  It is very impressive.


The full First Aid, CPR and AED class is $395 for up to 6

students.  Additional students (max of 12 in a class) are $75 each.

 Add Blood Borne Patheogens for $75.

Call me to schedule a class - 614-226-6709