START CPR

START CPR START CPR is an American Heart certified training center. We offer training for provider and instructor courses including CPR, AED, First Aid, BLS, ACLS, PALS, PEARS, Bloodborne Pathogens and Hands-only CPR.

American Heart Certified Training

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To our START family, instructors and clients:We will be out of contact for the rest of the week as we celebrate the life...
10/12/2021
Joseph Hill Obituary - Visitation & Funeral Information

To our START family, instructors and clients:

We will be out of contact for the rest of the week as we celebrate the life of Joseph Scott Hill, SR.

Joe is the father of Sheena Hill (START TCC) and papaw of Marie Mosley (START TCF). He was also the secretary for the Training Center. He knew all our instructors by name, where they were from and what site the were under. He loved seeing so many people being trained on how to save lives through our TC. One thing he really enjoyed, was attending instructor updates and making site visits. We want to thank you all for always making him feel so welcomed in your services. He had a special place in his heart for his EMS, Fire, Hospital, healthcare and PD friends.

Share Memories of Joseph & Support the Hill Family

We will be closed starting tonight through Sept 12th. We will still be assign cards to instructors as rosters come in. H...
09/03/2021

We will be closed starting tonight through Sept 12th. We will still be assign cards to instructors as rosters come in. Hope you all enjoy your weekend.

We will be closed starting tonight through Sept 12th. We will still be assign cards to instructors as rosters come in. Hope you all enjoy your weekend.

A fast an easy way for you students to receive their e-cards.
08/16/2021

A fast an easy way for you students to receive their e-cards.

A fast an easy way for you students to receive their e-cards.

We love our training site in Memphis, TN! These instructors go above and beyond to serve their community.
08/15/2021

We love our training site in Memphis, TN! These instructors go above and beyond to serve their community.

08/09/2021

PALS TEST UPDATE:
The AHA has not issued the revised test on out TC network. As soon as we have the corrected version, we will pass it along. Sorry for the confusion. Please continue to use what you have until further notice.

08/07/2021

ATTENTION PALS INSTRUCTORS!!
There has been a change to the test. We will be sending the new version out to all out site coordinators and individual PALS instructors this weekend.

We are the faces of Cookeville’s AHA Training Center, START CPR. A mother daughter team out to train as many every day h...
07/22/2021

We are the faces of Cookeville’s AHA Training Center, START CPR. A mother daughter team out to train as many every day heroes as we can 🥰 Marie (left) is the BLS/CPR/AED/FIRST AID instructor while Sheena (right) takes care of critical areas such as ACLS and PALS. We want to thank all of those who have trusted us with your provider and instructor needs and look forward many many more.

We are the faces of Cookeville’s AHA Training Center, START CPR. A mother daughter team out to train as many every day heroes as we can 🥰 Marie (left) is the BLS/CPR/AED/FIRST AID instructor while Sheena (right) takes care of critical areas such as ACLS and PALS. We want to thank all of those who have trusted us with your provider and instructor needs and look forward many many more.

Wishing a safe and happy Independence Day! If you need any class information, please leave us a DM or email at start.mos...
07/02/2021

Wishing a safe and happy Independence Day!

If you need any class information, please leave us a DM or email at [email protected]. We will be back in office Wednesday, July 7th. Thank you!

Wishing a safe and happy Independence Day!

If you need any class information, please leave us a DM or email at [email protected]. We will be back in office Wednesday, July 7th. Thank you!

We are excited to announce we have a new location for our classroom! Our hands on training will now be held at599 Vicker...
05/30/2021

We are excited to announce we have a new location for our classroom! Our hands on training will now be held at
599 Vicker’s Place Suite E, next to Big Lots!

We are looking forward to all we will offer our community and hope to have a grand opening soon. Thank you all who have chosen START for their CPR training needs. Your continued support has made this possible.

For those of you new to us, Welcome! We are an American Heart Training Center that offers healthcare provider classes such as BLS, ACLS and PALS (and instructor courses) as well as community classes including basic CPR/ AED training, First Aid, Bloodborne pathogens and more!

Feel free to contact us regarding class information and scheduling.

We are excited to announce we have a new location for our classroom! Our hands on training will now be held at
599 Vicker’s Place Suite E, next to Big Lots!

We are looking forward to all we will offer our community and hope to have a grand opening soon. Thank you all who have chosen START for their CPR training needs. Your continued support has made this possible.

For those of you new to us, Welcome! We are an American Heart Training Center that offers healthcare provider classes such as BLS, ACLS and PALS (and instructor courses) as well as community classes including basic CPR/ AED training, First Aid, Bloodborne pathogens and more!

Feel free to contact us regarding class information and scheduling.

Excited about our new cups and some big news coming to START CPR! Be on the look out 😉
05/06/2021

Excited about our new cups and some big news coming to START CPR! Be on the look out 😉

Excited about our new cups and some big news coming to START CPR! Be on the look out 😉

PC EMS is now offering in house Basic EMT courses starting June. Click the link for more info 😊
04/28/2021

PC EMS is now offering in house Basic EMT courses starting June. Click the link for more info 😊

Now booking classes!
03/21/2021

Now booking classes!

Now booking classes!

Instructors:All provider tests are now updated. If you need the BLS, ACLS, PALS, or Heartsaver tests, please contact the...
03/17/2021

Instructors:

All provider tests are now updated. If you need the BLS, ACLS, PALS, or Heartsaver tests, please contact the Training Center or your site director. They will be receiving HS today.

Remember, tests are a requirement for ALL your students for BLS, ACLS, and PALS.

The Heartsaver test is optional but may be required by employers.

Also, BLS and HEARTSAVER CPR/FIRST AID ARE NOT THE SAME CLASS! If you have questions about what class to take, feel free to call the AHA, Training Center or Site Director.

Instructors:

All provider tests are now updated. If you need the BLS, ACLS, PALS, or Heartsaver tests, please contact the Training Center or your site director. They will be receiving HS today.

Remember, tests are a requirement for ALL your students for BLS, ACLS, and PALS.

The Heartsaver test is optional but may be required by employers.

Also, BLS and HEARTSAVER CPR/FIRST AID ARE NOT THE SAME CLASS! If you have questions about what class to take, feel free to call the AHA, Training Center or Site Director.

Hey guys! I know it’s kinda late for a post, but the Heartsaver materials finally have a release date! Instructors, chec...
02/06/2021

Hey guys! I know it’s kinda late for a post, but the Heartsaver materials finally have a release date! Instructors, check your emails for more details 😁

Hey guys! I know it’s kinda late for a post, but the Heartsaver materials finally have a release date! Instructors, check your emails for more details 😁

LAST DAY GUYS!! If you are not here and updated, you can NOT teach starting Feb 1st. You WILL be expired! So please, fin...
01/30/2021

LAST DAY GUYS!! If you are not here and updated, you can NOT teach starting Feb 1st. You WILL be expired! So please, find a way to be here TODAY!! 8-11, 12-3, 3-6!!

LAST DAY GUYS!! If you are not here and updated, you can NOT teach starting Feb 1st. You WILL be expired! So please, find a way to be here TODAY!! 8-11, 12-3, 3-6!!

Please note that the Heartsaver and PEARS materials are still not available. You may still use what you have and include...
01/28/2021

Please note that the Heartsaver and PEARS materials are still not available. You may still use what you have and include the new information but only for these 2 courses. BLS, ACLS and PALS must be the new materials. We will let you know when the HS and PEARS is available. Thanks!!

Please note that the Heartsaver and PEARS materials are still not available. You may still use what you have and include the new information but only for these 2 courses. BLS, ACLS and PALS must be the new materials. We will let you know when the HS and PEARS is available. Thanks!!

01/28/2021
Week 2, Day 4 of instructor updates 😊
01/14/2021

Week 2, Day 4 of instructor updates 😊

**UPDATE 1/14/2021** They’ve been set out! Thanks again for understanding!!!To everyone who attended last week’s updates...
01/11/2021

**UPDATE 1/14/2021** They’ve been set out! Thanks again for understanding!!!

To everyone who attended last week’s updates, there is a delay with the ACLS instructor cards. As soon as they load to the TC page, we will get them out to you. Thanks for your patience and understanding!! Please pass the information along 😊

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and happy holidays from our family to y’all’s!
12/25/2020

Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and happy holidays from our family to y’all’s!

ATTN INSTRUCTORS: The email regarding the 2021-2023 instructor updates has been sent. Please check your email and comple...
12/15/2020

ATTN INSTRUCTORS: The email regarding the 2021-2023 instructor updates has been sent. Please check your email and complete the necessary steps before you come to class. Thanks!

Sheena and Marie

12/13/2020

Hey y’all! Instructor updates are scheduled. We will be sending out an email tomorrow with all the information as well as posting here in the events. Please read in detail the information provided. There will be a few things you will have to complete BEFORE you attend the update. Thank you guys for your patience.

Wishing our START family a very happy, health and blessed Thanksgiving.
11/26/2020

Wishing our START family a very happy, health and blessed Thanksgiving.

10/26/2020
10/20/2020
START CPR's cover photo
10/07/2020

START CPR's cover photo

The 2020 AHA BLS and Heartsaver guild line changes will be released October 21. Be on the lookout for future posts.
08/17/2020

The 2020 AHA BLS and Heartsaver guild line changes will be released October 21. Be on the lookout for future posts.

Instructors learning to tech instructors and three new instructors added to the START crew. We had a great site visit an...
08/09/2020

Instructors learning to tech instructors and three new instructors added to the START crew. We had a great site visit and class with LF Mobile of Memphis. Thanks for having us! We’re truly blessed to have such an amazing group of people apart of our Training Center.

We will be hosting a CPR/AED/First Aid class with Fitness Master on August 1st.
07/13/2020

We will be hosting a CPR/AED/First Aid class with Fitness Master on August 1st.

Come join us at Fitness Master for CPR certification! We will be having sign ups for the class starting the 13th-30th of July at the front desk! Ask front desk for any additional information or send us a message! #cprsaveslives #certified #fitness #fitnessmotivation #getit #lift #getfit #fitnessfreaks #crossfit #weights #workout #workoutmotivation #workouts #gymmotivation #gymlife #flex #slay #gains #muscle #cookeville #cookevilletn #fitnesslife #fitnessaddict #fitnessbody #fitnesslifestyle #fitnessgoals #fitnessfreak #gymtime #gymrat #gymfreak

We are heart broken to hear of the passing of a member of our START family. Our deepest condolences go out to the family...
06/20/2020

We are heart broken to hear of the passing of a member of our START family. Our deepest condolences go out to the family and friends.

It is with great sadness to inform you of the passing of Cookeville Fire Department Firefighter Kurt Craig. Firefighter Craig passed away Friday, June 19, 2020 at his residence. Please keep the Craig family and Cookeville Fire Department in your prayers and thoughts.

For those of you who mail in rosters!!The new address for mail in is:4049 Ditty RoadCookeville, TN 38506Thanks!
06/10/2020

For those of you who mail in rosters!!

The new address for mail in is:
4049 Ditty Road
Cookeville, TN 38506

Thanks!

COVID 19 training update for instructors:Please remember, students have 120 days after they expire to get renewed. Howev...
04/23/2020

COVID 19 training update for instructors:

Please remember, students have 120 days after they expire to get renewed. However, employers are still requiring renewals or the employees will be suspended without pay.

When training, practice distancing. Keep classes small. If your student feels better with 1:1 consider offering classes like that. Do not partner up your students with CPR or First Aid training. If you are able, have non latex gloves available for all skills practice. Do not have more students than you have manikins. Manikin to student ratio should be 1:1. For first aid skills, have students practice on themselves. With the finding the problem, have them use a manikin.

Also, please supply masks (bananas, scarves, hand made masks are acceptable), have students bring their own PPE, supply hand sanitizer, and bleach wipes. As always, practice universal precautions and common sense. If you do not feel well, have been around someone who does not feel well, are awaiting results for COVID 19, been around someone awaiting results, do not hold class. Inform students to follow the same guidelines.

If you are contacted for a class but do not feel comfortable teaching during this time, have the student contact the training center and we will either set up a class or give them information for another instructor.

Thanks for all y’all do!

03/31/2020

Hello everyone!
This post is for all our instructors, or anyone interested in how CPR classes are being handled with COVID-19.

We hope you have been reading your emails from the American Heart Association in regards to classes. There is a grace period of at least 60 days for those expiring but at the discretion of their employers.

When teaching, you can have no more that 9 students at a time, regardless of the number of instructors available. Be sure you are able to space them at least 3 feet apart. (We recommend 6) Wipe down your surfaces before and after class. DO NOT USE mouth to mouth or the insertable lungs. Only a mask with personal use one-way-valves or pocket masks that the student takes with them afterward are permitted. A BVM (bag mask) should be used during two rescuer resuscitation. You should also provide gloves, masks, and hand sanitizer for your students to use.

As an added precaution, you can seal your tests in page protectors placed inside plastic folders. This way you can wipe them clean with the appropriate disinfectant wipes.

IF YOU ARE USING THE FOAM MANNIKINS!! You must immediately discard any that have tears, missing chunks or damage to the foam. This provides a hiding/breeding ground for bacteria and viruses. You cannot repair them with duct tape or glue. If you are able, we highly recommend purchasing the new mannikins with the feed back built in. They are made from a rubber material that is easily cleaned. Also, be sure to wipe down your mannikins on all sides AS SOON AS SKILLS ARE OVER. Allow them to air dry before you put them away.

If you receive a message from someone needing a class you do not feel comfortable teaching, please refer them to a fellow instructor or facility that is still offering classes. Some employers are firing or suspending expired employees without pay.

Please be safe and cautious during this time. Practice good hygiene and use universal precautions.

Always a fun time with this group! Making BLS for Healthcare Providers fun and easy. Thanks for having us back 😊
03/20/2020

Always a fun time with this group! Making BLS for Healthcare Providers fun and easy. Thanks for having us back 😊

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599 Vickers Place Ste E
Cookeville, TN
38501

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Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

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