Education

 

Our educational outreach department provides pre-hospital education to individuals, groups, and businesses.  We offer everything from public education (Including CPR)  to advanced rescue classes.  
 
Emergency Vehicle Driver Training 
Tuesday, April 29 18:00-22:00
Wednesday, April 30 - 18:00-22:00
Saturday, May 3 - 09:00-17:00
Rostraver West Newton Emergency Services, Education & Training Center - Station 1
$50 per Person, Payment due in Full by the first day of Class
Registration is required for this class and is limited to 25 people. To register, please call 724-929-9116 or email mlocks@yahoo.com or pollockj136@gmail.com
12.5 Hours of Con Ed Available. 

  

EMS Instructor Training
    January 6, 2014 - January 27, 2014
Mondays 4:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday January 11 and Saturday, Janaury 18 from 9:00am-5:00pm
Application

Emergency Medical Technician Course
Next Available Class: Monday, August 25, 2014 at 6:00PM
Classes Held on Mondays & Thursdays from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
(Two Saturday Classes will be held September 13th and November 15th from 9:00AM - 5:00PM)
More Information to Follow

Applicants Must be at least 16 Years Old.
$200 Equipment Fee, plus the cost of the textbook.
The course cost is being paid for by RWNES as a way to promote emergency medical training in our area.
Preregistration is required. 
Textbook is AAOS 10th Edition of Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured. 

For More Information or to register for the class, contact Jan Merlino or Denise Manley at 724.929.9116. 

Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic
Next Available Class: September 15th, 2013
Class Held Every Sunday, with Occasional Saturday's
Completion Date of Class is November 2014

CLICK HERE FOR REGISTRATION FORM

  This course includes both classroom lecture and practical labs, and also in-hospital clinical experience externship.  Pre-requisites are a current EMT and CPR certification. Applicants must be 18 years of age.  The classroom and practical labs are approximately 440 hours.   

In addition to the basic-level skills of CPR, first aid, airway management, oxygen administration, spinal immobilization, traction splinting, bleeding control and splinting, as well as the intermediate skills of IV therapy, endotracheal intubation and initial cardiac drug therapy, the paramedic is also educated in EKG interpretation, advanced airway skills, pharmacology, trauma resuscitation, pediatric life support, and advanced cardiac life support.

Paramedics are also required to complete continuing education classes. 
 

CPR Class
Next Available Class: First Wednesday of Every Month at 18:30
 
 
If Your Business or Organization Would like to Hold a CPR Class at your Facillity or Ours, please contact Mr. Jan Merlino at 724.929.9116
American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Classes are scheduled monthly.  Please call for times and dates of the next scheduled class.  Other dates can be arranged for your office, organization, or community service at your convenience.  We offer both the Healthcare Provider and the Heartsaver.
 
CPR Classes are held at R/WNES Headquarters located at 100 Pleasant Valley Blvd, Belle Vernon, PA 15012. Please call for more information or to register for the upcoming class.  
 
Health Care CPR
Next Available Class: To Be Announced
This course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator, and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction. It is intended for participants who provide healthcare to patients in a wide variety of settings.
 
Heart Saver CPR & First Aid
Next Available Class: To Be Announced
This Heartsaver CPR Course teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening
emergencies including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, and infant victims.
 
AED
Next Available Class: To Be Announced
This Heartsaver AED Course teaches the basic techniques of adult/child CPR and how to use an AED.  Students also learn about using barrier devices in CPR.
 
First Aid
Next Available Class: To Be Announced
This course provides the skills to effectively assess and maintain life from the critical minutes immediately following an emergency until the arrival of emergency medical services personnel.
Pediatric First Aid & CPR
Next Available Class: To Be Announced
This course provides the skills to effectively assess and maintain life from the critical minutes immediately following an emergency until the arrival of emergency medical services personnel for pediatric patients.
 
Oxygen Administration 
Next Available Class: To Be Announced
This course provides the skills to healthcare professionals, trainers, and non-ambulance rescuers in the proper techniques in administering oxygen therapy.  
 
Blood Bourne Pathogens
Next Available Class: To Be Announced
An OSHA approved class for anyone who needs certification in body substance isolation. 
Pet First Aid Class
Next Available Class: To Be Announced
Westmoreland County Animal Response Team (CART) and RWNES will be holding a Pet First Aid Class. Dr. Peter Nelson and EMT-P Jan Merlino will be teaching the Class. Space is limited between multiple organizations, (CART/RWNES), so if you are interested please sign up early.
Haz Mat R & I:
Next Available Class: To Be Announced

 

Blood Bourne Pathogens
Next Available Class: To Be Announced
An OSHA approved class for anyone who needs certification in body substance isolation.  

 

Blood Bourne Pathogens
Next Available Class: To Be Announced
An OSHA approved class for anyone who needs certification in body substance isolation.