Community Education

community educationThe Pro EMS Heartsaver CPR, AED, and First Aid Courses, offered through Center for MEDICS, teach lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child and infant victims. Students also learn to recognize the warning signs of heart attack and stroke in adults, and breathing difficulties in children.

The following are a few of the many programs Pro EMS coordinates and provides to area organizations:

  • Mock Code and Health Careers Lecture, Cambridge Rindge & Latin School
  • Career Day Lecture, City of Cambridge Recreation Department
  • Ambulance Show-and-Tell, City of Cambridge Schools
  • Community Awareness, Middlesex Sheriff’s Office
  • Drunk Driving Awareness Demonstration, Matignon High School
  • Community Awareness, North Cambridge Crime Task Force’s National Night Out
  • “Day in the Life” and EMT Job Outlook, Boston University
  • CPR training for CASPAR volunteers
  • Medical Science Program, Watertown High School
  • CPR classes at Cambridge Council on Aging