Education and Training Division

Courses Offered

Gerard Cinque Memorial Training Center

Gerard Nelson Cinque was a Paramedic with Jersey City Medical Center Emergency Medical Services. Our training center is dedicated to him and his selfless generosity.

The Gerard Cinque Memorial Training Center offers a variety of training and education for both healthcare professionals and the community. We are an American Heart Association community training center. We offer an assortment of training courses including, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B), Paramedic, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support – Experienced Provider (ACLS – EP), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), International Trauma Life Support (ITLS), and several instructor and continuing education courses.

Contact Information

For further information, please contact the Jersey City Medical Center EMS Training Center:
Jersey City Medical Center
Emergency Medical Services
415 Montgomery Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
201-547-6126
jcmcemstraining@barnabashealth.org

Basic Life Support (CPR) American Heart Association CPR Courses

We offer CPR courses for both Healthcare Professionals and the Community. Initial Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is offered at our training center on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month. Refresher classes are offered on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month. Our training center will come to your workplace, school and community to teach the CPR and First Aid courses described below. Please contact the Jersey City Medical Center EMS Training Center for further information.

For Healthcare Professionals

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

Basic Life Support

  • Adult and pediatric CPR (including 2-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag mask)
  • Foreign-body airway obstruction
  • Use of automated external defibrillation with CPR
  • This course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator and relief of choking.
  • A student CD, included with the text contains supplemental information for interested students on topics such as stroke, cardiac arrest, and special resuscitation situations.
  • The course is video-based with instructor-led discussion and simulation. Students participate in, practice and complete various skills and learning stations.

Ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an instructor while learning skills. For healthcare providers – for example: EMS personnel, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Dentists, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists and others who must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a CPR course.

Workplace

Heartsaver CPR

  • Adult/Child CPR
  • Adult/Child Choking
  • Optional:
  • Infant CPR and choking
  • Adult/Child CPR with mask
  • Infant CPR with mask
  • Modular format creates course flexibility
  • Ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an instructor while learning skills
  • Each student receives the highest quality course materials to supplement their learning
  • Student CD-ROM (included with student workbook) includes additional information on CPR and AED that students can reference after the course

Heartsaver AED

  • Adult/Child CPR with mask
  • Adult/Child Choking
  • Adult/Child AED
  • Optional:
  • Infant CPR with mask
  • Infant choking
  • Modular format creates course flexibility
  • Ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an instructor while learning skills
  • Each student receives the highest quality course materials to supplement their learning
  • Student CD-ROM (included with student workbook) includes additional information on CPR and AED that students can reference after the course

Designed for employee training at companies, corporations, businesses or other entities.
For employees and/or designated first responders who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.

Heartsaver First Aid

  • Adult first aid (general principles, medical emergencies and injury emergencies)
  • Optional:
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Modular format creates course flexibility
  • Ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an instructor while learning skills
  • Each student receives the highest quality course materials to supplement their learning
  • Student CD-ROM (included with student workbook) includes additional information on CPR and AED that students can reference after the course

Designed for employee training at companies, corporations, businesses or other entities.
For employees and/or designated first responders who have a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or
regulatory requirements.

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid

  • Pediatric first aid (first aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, environmental emergencies)
  • Asthma care training for child care providers
  • Adult/Child CPR with mask
  • Adult/Child AED
  • Optional:
  • Optional pediatric first aid topics
  • Infant CPR with mask
  • Designed to meet the specific needs of child daycare providers in all 50 states
  • Modular format creates course flexibility
  • Ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an instructor while learning skills
  • Each student receives the highest quality course materials to supplement their learning
  • Student CD-ROM (included with student workbook) includes additional information on CPR, AED and first aid content that students can reference after the course

For those involved in child care who have a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, such as child care workers, teachers, foster care providers, camp counselors, youth organizations, and coaches for children’s sports organizations.

Community

Family & Friends CPR

  • Adult/Child CPR
  • Adult/Child choking
  • Optional:
  • Infant CPR and choking

Course offers the opportunity to learn basic CPR in a dynamic group environment.
Designed for those who prefer to learn in a group environment with feedback from an instructor. Uses the research-proven Practice-While- Watching method to provide students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible during the length of the program.
Family members, friends and members of the general community who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card.
This course can also be a non credentialed option for middle and high-school students.

Family & Friends First Aid for Children

  • Child first aid
  • Environmental emergencies

The program teaches how to manage illness and injuries in a child for the first few minutes until professional help arrives.
This program covers such topics as preventing injuries, recognizing and treating basic first aid emergencies, and relief of choking in infants.
Designed for those who prefer to learn in a group environment with feedback from an instructor.
For those caring for infants and children, such as family members, babysitters, and others providing in-home care, who want basic first aid information but do not need a course completion credential.

Heartsaver CPR in Schools

  • Adult CPR and choking
  • Optional:
  • Adult/Child AED
  • Infant CPR and choking
  • Adult/Child CPR with mask
  • Infant CPR with mask

The course design appeals to students through illustrations of teens and a unique training video featuring interviews with teens and edgy video footage.
Modular format provides flexibility to teach the course over several classroom periods.
Program uses the research-proven Practice-While-Watching instruction method for CPR to improve learning and retention.
Student CD-ROM includes additional information on CPR and AED for ongoing reference after the course.
Specifically designed for middle and high school students.
For schools that want to provide CPR and AED training to their students and also want their students to receive a credentialed course completion card.

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