Specialized Classes

The National Preparedness Institute coordinates continuing education courses and trainings for professionals in criminal justice, fire science, emergency medicine, and emergency administration and management. 
 
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This 5-hour course will meet the American Heart Association guidelines for the Health Care Provider BLS certification.
 
These classes are open to the public for registration.
 
 
Course Cost:
 
$45.00* 
 
This cost includes the required pocket mask, but does not include the CPR book.  
The class-required materials can be purchased at the Indian River State College-River Shop Bookstore and must be purchased prior to the class.
(Price increase and included pocket mask is effective August 1, 2019)
 
 
*Fee Disclaimer* - The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent income to the Association.
This 16-clock hour class will prepare students to safely operate an emergency vehicle.
 
 
This certification is an employment requirement established by the Florida Department of Health for anyone driving an ambulance and meets the requirements of the following organizations; Florida Department of Health, Division of Emergency Preparedness and Community Support, Bureau of Emergency Medical Oversight, and IRSC EMT Program.
 
Our EVOC certification splits the 16-clock hours into two parts, an 8-clock hour online course and an 8-clock hour in-person driving class.
 
The online course will be sent out 10 days before the class starts and will need to be completed, with a physical completion certificate to be brought with, before the in-person driving class.
 
Program Cost:
 
$150.00
 
Classes are typically offered once a month