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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 Medical Technician (EMT) Course

This course provides a basic foundation in pre-hospital emergency medical services care. Course co-sponsored with Penn State Fayette Campus.

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

Update: this class will be hybrid. Tuesdays online 6pm-10pm. In Person Monday 6pm-10pm. Occasional Thursday classes.

Next Class: January 22, 2024 - May 16, 2024

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CPR Class

First Wednesday of Every Month: RWNES Station 1 at 6:00 PM
Second Wednesday of Every Month: Mon Valley HealthPlex at 9:00 AM

Classes are roughly 4 hours long.

If Your Business or Organization Would like to Hold a CPR Class at your Facility or Ours, please contact Jan Merlino at 724.929.9116

American Heart Association CPR and First Aid Classes are scheduled monthly.  Please call for the 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

Rostraver Township, PA 15012

Please call for more information or to register for the upcoming class.

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Emergency Vehicle Driver Training

Next Class: April 30 & May 2, & May 4, 2024

You must attend all three dates to complete the course. The first 2 dates (Tues, April 30 and Thurs, May 2) are 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Saturday class (May 4) is 9:00 am - 5:00 pm.

The cost is $50 per person; pre-registration is required and a 50% payment is due before July 06, 2022. Registration is required for this class and is limited to 24 people.

To inquire about future classes and express interest, email Jan Merlino

16 Hours of Con Ed Available.

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EMS Instructor Training

Next Class: To Be Announced

Monday's/Thursday's 5:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday - 9:00AM - 5:00PM

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Oxygen Administration 


Next 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.  


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Bloodborne Pathogens

Next Class: To Be Announced

An OSHA-approved class for anyone who needs certification in body substance isolation. 


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Pet First Aid Class

Next 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.

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