Category Archives: NEWS/BLOG

COVID-19 Precautions for Classes Phase 3 and 4

Here is an outline of the precautions we are taking due to COVID-19, both at on-site locations as well as our Vital Education training center. COVID-19 Precautions for classes at your location; blended learning. Students cannot be sick Up to 10 students per session with minimum distance of 6′ between students and their manikin workspace. […]

Certification Extensions due to COVID-19

American Heart Association Statement: Dear Global AHA Training Network, Beginning in early March, to provide additional flexibility for providers, AHA Instructors, and AHA Training Centers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the AHA issued extensions for AHA Instructor and Provider cards beyond their recommended renewal date, initially for 60 days, then to 120 days. Over the last […]

Pet First Aid Instructor: Chelsea LaFranchise

For the past eight years, Chelsea worked locally in Springfield and Champaign but got her start in Emergency Medicine in Tucson, Arizona; her hometown. When Chelsea joined Vital Education and Supply, she brought her emergency room experience to the classroom, teaching CPR and first aid to school teachers, businesses, and children in the surrounding area.  […]

First Aid For Epilepsy

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month.  According to Wikipedia, the color purple, or more specifically Lavender, is chosen as the representing color.  Lavender, the plant (not the color), acts as a central nervous system relaxant and anticonvulsant. This topic is personal to me as I have a brother-in-law and a dear friend; both epileptic for […]