Rock Township Ambulance District (RTAD) is committed to our community through compassionate clinical excellence. We are an official American Heart Association (AHA) Training Site, American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) Training Center, and National Association of EMTs (NAEMT) Training Center. We offer a variety of classes to assist the public, police, fire, EMS, and other healthcare partners with their educational needs to provide the best care possible. We provide discussion-based comprehensive classroom instruction with practical application in dynamic scenario-based situations.
For more information, to schedule a class for your organization outside of the training schedule, or if you require assistance, please contact: RTAD Training Division by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 636-296-5066 ext. 1404.
To view our education and training calendar, click this link: 2023 Course Schedule
Basic First Aid: $20.00
***CPR/AED is strongly recommended to attend this course, however, not required.
The ASHI Basic First Aid course helps students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond. This first aid training program is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2020 AHA and ARC Guidelines Update for First Aid. This course is intended for individuals who are not healthcare providers or professional rescuers but desire, or are required, to be certified in basic emergency medical care. Upon successful completion, students will receive an American Health & Safety Institute (ASHI) course completion card valid for 2 years. **For a Basic First Aid class, please contact the Training Division to schedule.
Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS): $20.00
**This course is FREE for individual community members.
CPR/AED and First Aid are strongly recommended to attend this course, however, not required.
The 4-hour Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS) program from ASHI gives teenagers and young adults everything they need to know for safe and successful babysitting. From getting started with their business, to dealing with parents and children, to key safety, caregiving, and first aid tips, the magazine-format CABS guide and vlogger-style video make learning fun. This course is perfect for teens and young adults interested in a babysitting business, or who have responsibility for younger family members. Upon successful completion, students will receive an American Health & Safety Institute (ASHI) course completion card valid for 2 years.
**This course is FREE for individual community members.
ASHI CPR/AED is an extremely flexible CPR and AED certification program that teaches how to recognize cardiac arrest, activate emergency medical services, and respond appropriately until additional assistance arrives. This course also covers how to respond to urgent choking situations. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory or other requirements such as lifeguards, daycares, camp counselors, school teachers, coaches etc. These courses are also designed to meet OSHA requirements. Upon successful completion, students will receive an American Health & Safety Institute (ASHI) course completion card valid for 2 years.
First On the Scene (FOTS): $20.00
***This course is FREE for individual community members.
The First on the Scene (FOTS) course prepares the public to help those who are injured and save lives until EMS arrives. Whether from natural or manmade disasters, active shooter events, or other incidents at which serious injuries or illnesses occur, increasing the awareness and preparedness of the general public on what to do until EMS can respond is recognized as a valuable aspect of community resilience and is encouraged and promoted by government agencies at the local, state, national, and international levels. The target audience for this course is the general public, which may include high school and college students.
Topics include: Activating the 911 system, Hands-only CPR and AED, administering naloxone, administering epinephrine, responding to life-threatening bleeding, penetrating chest trauma, moving patients to safety, and positioning injured patients. Upon successful completion, students will receive a National Association of EMTs (NAEMT) certificate of completion.
Wilderness First Aid:$20.00
***ADULT CPR/AED is REQUIRED to attend this course. Basic First Aid is strongly recommended, however, not required. ***
Wilderness environments create special situations not usually encountered in an urban or suburban environment. With an ASHI Wilderness First Aid class, first aid providers in a remote outdoor setting will be better prepared to respond with wilderness first aid training when faced with limited resources, longer times to care for someone, and decisions about when and how fast to evacuate an ill or injured person. This comprehensive 16-hour wilderness first aid course meets or exceeds the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, 2017 Edition. Information-filled slide presentation covering wilderness and remote first aid from a basic understanding of emergency response in an outdoor setting to specific techniques and considerations for a wide range of injuries and illnesses.
Wilderness First Aid Classes topics include: Preparation and Assessment, Preventing and Caring for Injuries and Illnesses, Environmental Hazards, Other Wilderness Considerations. Upon successful completion, students will receive an American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) course completion card valid for 2 years. **For a Wilderness First Aid class, please contact the Training Division to schedule. **