VSI’s MERT training classes are taught in a relaxed, hands on atmosphere. Employees will learn about and practice the following life saving skills:

  • Primary & Secondary Assessment
  • Respiration-Perfusion-Mental Status Assessment (RPM)
  • Airway, Breathing & Circulation (Initial Assessment)
  • Identification of the radial and carotid pulse
  • Performing the logroll
  • Implementing the Heimlich maneuver (breathing and non-breathing individuals)
  • Angina & Heart attack (recognizing signs & symptoms)
  • Stroke (recognizing signs & symptoms)
  • Shock Management (types of shock-diabetic-stress-anaphylactic)
  • Seizure