Less Stress Instructional Services
Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT)
MERT is the term we use for top-
Adult/Child CPR Training: MERT participant will learn adult CPR techniques. These are resuscitation procedures for individuals age 1 and over.
AED: MERT participants are taught to use an Automated External Defibrillator. Traditionally we train participants on the specific unit they will use. We have a large number of AED trainers from the various manufacturers that we use to ensure that MERT members are comfortable using the device.
Basic First Aid Training: Of all the skills a MERT member might use, Basic First Aid techniques are the most likely to get used. The course includes management of injuries such as bleeding control and fractures, medical emergencies such as diabetic problems and seizures, as well as environmental emergencies such as heat exhaustion and poisoning.
Oxygen Therapy: The prompt application of emergency oxygen can often significantly lessen the damage done to patient during serious injury or medical emergency. The MERT program teaches use of an emergency oxygen kit and the various components used to deliver the therapy.
Bloodborne Pathogens: This short self-
The program has an specific emblem and product line associated with it. MERT products are available only through Less Stress Instructional Services.
Course Length: 6 hours
Intended Audience: Individuals in corporations and general industry who may have to respond to emergencies. It is especially appropriate for companies who have assembled teams to operate emergency oxygen, automated defibrillators, and use specialized equipment as part of an organized response group.
Card Issued: 2 Year Course completion