EMT
Basic/Refresher
Classes

EMT Basic

February 2nd, 2015 - May 9th, 2015

Monday and Wednesday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

7 Saturday Classes
9:00am - 4:00pm

$950.00

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EMT Basic Refresher

February 9th, 2015 - March 5th, 2015

Monday and Wednesday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

No Saturday Classes

$300.00

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EMT Cardiac Refresher

February 9th, 2015 - March 19th, 2015

Monday and Wednesday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

No Saturday Classes

$350.00

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EMT Paramedic Refresher

February 9th, 2015 - April 2nd, 2015

Monday and Wednesday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

No Saturday Classes

$400.00

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EMT Basic

March 17th, 2015 - June 27th, 2015

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

7 Saturday Classes
9:00am - 4:00pm

$950.00

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EMT Basic

May 26th, 2015 - August 29th, 2015

Monday and Wednesday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

7 Saturday Classes
9:00am - 4:00pm

$950.00

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EMT Basic

August 24th, 2015 - December 5th, 2015

Monday and Wednesday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

7 Saturday Classes
9:00am - 4:00pm

$950.00

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EMT Basic

October 6th, 2015 - January 16th, 2016

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

7 Saturday Classes
9:00am - 4:00pm

$950.00

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EMT
Cardiac/Advanced
Classes

EMT Cardiac

January 29th, 2015 - June 20th, 2015

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

3 Saturday Classes
9:00am - 4:00pm

$1,350.00

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EMT Cardiac

April 8th, 2015 - August 1st, 2015

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

3 Saturday Classes
9:00am - 4:00pm

$1,350.00

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EMT Cardiac

June 3rd, 2015 - September 26th, 2015

Tuesday and Thursday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

3 Saturday Classes
9:00am - 4:00pm

$1,350.00

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EMT
Paramedic
Classes

EMT Paramedic

May 18th, 2015 - March 14th, 2016

Monday and Wednesday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Most Saturdays
8:00am - 4:00pm

$6,000.00 (non-credit)

$7,800.00 (credit)

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EMT Paramedic

September 8th, 2015 - July 27th, 2016

Monday and Wednesday Evenings
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Most Saturdays
8:00am - 4:00pm

$6,000.00 (non-credit)

$7,800.00 (credit)

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National
EMT Paramedic
Skills Test

Skills Review and Practice

Saturday, February 28th, 2015
1:00pm - 5:00pm

$100.00

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Testing Day

Sunday, March 1st, 2015
8:30am - 5:00pm

$250.00

Retest Fee

$35.00 per station

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Skills Review and Practice

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
1:00pm - 5:00pm

$100.00

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Testing Day

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015
8:30am - 5:00pm

$250.00

Retest Fee

$35.00 per station

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Skills Review and Practice

Saturday, August 1st, 2015
1:00pm - 5:00pm

$100.00

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Testing Day

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
8:30am - 5:00pm

$250.00

Retest Fee

$35.00 per station

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Skills Review and Practice

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015
1:00pm - 5:00pm

$100.00

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Testing Day

Sunday, October 4th, 2015
8:30am - 5:00pm

$250.00

Retest Fee

$35.00 per station

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Skills Review and Practice

Saturday, December 5th, 2015
1:00pm - 5:00pm

$100.00

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Testing Day

Sunday, December 6th, 2015
8:30am - 5:00pm

$250.00

Retest Fee

$35.00 per station

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American
Heart Association
Classes


  • Heartsaver CPR/AED

  • Heartsaver First Aid

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers
    (Basic Life Support)

  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)

  • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)

Classes Daily

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American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Class Descriptions

EMT-Basic
Class covers 42 sessions of both evening and some Saturday full days. Lectures and lab sessions are explained in the course syllabus. These classes break down to 24 lectures and 18 lab sessions. At the completion of this course the students that meet the state minimal requirements will be allowed to take the Rhode Island (RI) State and National Licensure test to become certified NREMT-Basics. Students will learn Skills in Basic Life Support, Respiratory Emergencies, Trauma Emergencies, vehicle extrication, and a new section on Terrorism awareness as it pertains to EMS. There will also be sections on medication administration, use of Automated External Defibrillators, and ambulance operations. Students will also be required to document 8 hours of observation time in a hospital Emergency Room. Students are responsible for all transportation to and from all classes. Students must obtain a minimum 70% grade point average on all quizzes, the mid-term exam, and final exam to be able to attend the RI state licensure exam. Lab sessions will have the students involved with hands-on practice of learned skills with experienced EMS Instructors and their fellow students. Students shall be responsible to bring with them a working wristwatch, as this piece of equipment is an essential piece of your work uniform once you pass your RI licensure exam and begin working as a Rhode Island EMT. There will be a 10-student minimum to run the EMT – B program. If there are not more than 10 students, those that have given tuition will have the option of a reimbursement or to be added to the next EMT – B Session.

EMT-Cardiac
Requirements: Successful completion of EMT-B and current CPR. Program presented in 40 classes, 20 lecture and 20 lab sessions.  Lectures and lab sessions are explained in the course syllabus. Our instructors are able to concentrate on smaller groups and deliver more intently on skills necessary in the practice of EMT Cardiac. At the completion of the program, those students that have successfully completed the minimal state requirements will be allowed to then take the Rhode Island state licensure exam to become a certified RI Emergency Medical Technician – Cardiac. Unlike others, we provided ACLS training as part of the curriculum.

EMT-Paramedic
Requirements: Successful completion of EMT-B and current CPR. Program requires a huge commitment and consists of over 400 hours of classroom lecture/didactic and over 500 hours of clinical setting training and demonstration of skill. In addition a significant time is spent riding on an approved 911 rescue. Because of the intensity of this course, a preliminary interview will need to take place with the owner and/or staff of American Safety Programs.

EMT Basic, Cardiac & Paramedic Refreshers
Course is held in 15 session's total, 11 for Basics, 15 for Cardiacs and 20 for Paramedics. This allows us to follows the state required standards for recertification at a student's licensure level. Those students meeting the required minimum state standards students will receive certifications of completion. All Rhode Island EMT's are required to attend a refresher course for recertification of licensure. There will be a 10-student minimum to run the EMT- R Class. If there are not 10 or more students registered for the class, the students that have provided tuition will have the option of reimbursement or to be added to the next EMT - R program.

EOA/MAST Updates
This 1 four (4) hour course is held to allow the student whom is wishing to challenge the Rhode Island licensure exam through reciprocity from another state. The course covers the use of the Esophageal Obturator Airway, and the use of Military Anti -Shock Trousers.

At successful completion of the course the student will receive a certificate to forward to the state verifying the course completion.

There will be a 4-student minimum to run the EOA – Mast Update Class. If there are not 4 or more students registered for the class, the students that have provided tuition will have the option of reimbursement or to be added to the next EOA-Mast program.

12 Lead ECG Interpretation
This program is a combination class. It can be a four (4) hour awareness and operations class, or it may be a complete eight (8) hour day class.

As the use in the field of the 12 Lead ECG Monitors become more prevalent and the importance of using these devices becomes more obvious, the EMT becomes a great tool in reducing the pre-hospital mortality of CAD. Students are taught how to obtain and interpret 12 lead ECG's. And in the eight (8) hour course students are taught further skills in recognizing specific distracters of the ECG.

There will be a 4-student minimum to run the 12 – Lead ECG Class. If there are not 4 or more students registered for the class, the students that have provided tuition will have the option of reimbursement or to be added to the next 12 – lead ECG Class.

Endo Tracheal Intubation
This four (4)-session program deals with the advanced invasive airway skill of Endo Tracheal Tube placement in both medical and trauma patients. This program will be both informative and challenging to the student. The ETT has become a prehospital skill that is available to the EMT-Basic as an added skill after licensure.

ACLS Full Certification
This is a 16-hour course designed to the student the necessary skills to manage the first 10 minutes of the ten core cases as outlined by the American Heart Association standards. This course can be delivered in four 4-hour classes, or in two 8-hour classes.

ACLS Re-certification
This 8 hour class is designed to refresh the student’s knowledge and skills in the 10 core cases as outlined in the American Heart Associating standards. This course can be delivered in two 4-hour sessions or as a single 8-hour class.

PALS Full Certification
This is a 16-hour course designed to provide you with the necessary skills to manage pediatric emergencies. As outlined by the American Heart Association standards.

PALS Recertification
This 12 hour class is designed to refresh the student’s knowledge and skills in the 10 core cases as outlined in the American Heart Associating standards.

CPR Certification
We offer a wide variety of certification including:

American Heart Association CPR Courses

American Safety And Health Institute Course



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Tuition Costs



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
©2008- American Safety Programs & Training, Inc., N. Providence, RI, All Rights Reserved

Office Staff

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Albert Peterson
Owner
J. Mitch Centracchio
Office Manager
EvaDali Dhulkifl
Paul Silvestri
Deanne Worcester



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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J. Mitch Centracchio - Office Manager

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J. Mitch Centracchio - Office Manager,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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EvaDali Dhulkifl

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EvaDali Dhulkifl,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.



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Paul Silvestri

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American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Deanne Worcester

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Deanne Worcester,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Deanne has been involved in Emergency Medical Services since 1991, working various positions as an EMTC, she is currently a Training Coordinator for American Safety Programs. Deanne enjoys every aspect of what she does and one of the highlights is teaching others the art of emergency medicine. Deanne recently completed the Paramedic course through American Safety Programs & Training, Inc. She has been a lecturer/ lab instructor for American Safety Programs, Inc. since 2011.

Deanne worked as an Adjunct Instructor at Sanford Brown Institute from 2011 - 2012, was the manager of Roger Williams Medical Center's EMS Training Academy and American Heart Association Community Training Center from 2009 - 2011, the Coordinator of the American Heart Association Community Training Center from 2002 - 2009, and an Instructor for Roger Williams Medical Center’s EMS Training Academy from 1994 - 2011.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
©2008- American Safety Programs & Training, Inc., N. Providence, RI, All Rights Reserved

Deanne Worcester

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Deanne Worcester,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Deanne has been involved in Emergency Medical Services since 1991, working various positions as an EMTC, she is currently a Training Coordinator for American Safety Programs. Deanne enjoys every aspect of what she does and one of the highlights is teaching others the art of emergency medicine. Deanne recently completed the Paramedic course through American Safety Programs & Training, Inc. She has been a lecturer/ lab instructor for American Safety Programs, Inc. since 2011.

Deanne worked as an Adjunct Instructor at Sanford Brown Institute from 2011 - 2012, was the manager of Roger Williams Medical Center's EMS Training Academy and American Heart Association Community Training Center from 2009 - 2011, the Coordinator of the American Heart Association Community Training Center from 2002 - 2009, and an Instructor for Roger Williams Medical Center’s EMS Training Academy from 1994 - 2011.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
©2008- American Safety Programs & Training, Inc., N. Providence, RI, All Rights Reserved

Albert Peterson - Owner

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Albert Peterson - Owner,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

In April of 2006 I officially established American Safety Programs & Training Inc. Prior to establishing ASP & Training Inc. I had worked for a company that had been in business for 10 years providing EMT / EMS training. After achieving my I/C license I began teaching various courses on my own. This allowed me the fortitude to start my own business in Providence, RI. Since ASP & Training Inc. was established we have been continuously been providing many classes in the EMS field to EMT / EMS / CPR students.

Also, I am currently serving on the North Providence Fire Department. I am Lt. assigned to Rescue Co.2. I have been with the North Providence Fire Department since 1986. Serving initially as a Communications Dispatcher for the Fire Department. After achieving an EMT-Basic and then EMT-Cardiac License, I was hired as a Firefighter in 1988.I also hold the following certifications: EMS I/C, CPR instructor, Haz-Mat (awareness and entry levels), EMS I. V. pump training instructor, WMD mass casualty Instructor. Firefighter Level-1.

I have served as the Departments Director of EMS for 8 years. In my years as Director of EMS, I developed the AED Program. We trained over 100 coaches and lay people for the North Providence's School and Recreation Departments. I also developed the program implementing the upgrade to Class-2 Licenses for the Fire apparatus. As a result, the Fire apparatus carried such items as an AED and several life-saving medications that they did not prior to this program.

Some of my proudest moments have been when I (as others) have been decorated for meritorious citation of duty. Being a part of implementing some new programs, as mentioned above, to the North Providence Fire Department.

Also sharing the good and bad time with my second family, my brother and sister Firefighters. These memories last a lifetime.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
©2008- American Safety Programs & Training, Inc., N. Providence, RI, All Rights Reserved

Instructors

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Albert Peterson
Owner
Thomas P. Caito
Erin Chin
Scott Cutting
Michael Demello
William Estrella
Carl Godfrin
William Homer
Dr. Joseph Lauro
Robert O. Lough
John McNeill
Jason Paskanik
Patricia M. Perry
Jay Petrillo
William Rehbein
Peter Tavarozzi
Gail A. Warner
Tom Wheatley
Deanne Worcester



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Peter Tavarozzi

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American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
©2008- American Safety Programs & Training, Inc., N. Providence, RI, All Rights Reserved

Albert Peterson - Owner

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Albert Peterson - Owner,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

In April of 2006 I officially established American Safety Programs & Training Inc. Prior to establishing ASP & Training Inc. I had worked for a company that had been in business for 10 years providing EMT / EMS training. After achieving my I/C license I began teaching various courses on my own. This allowed me the fortitude to start my own business in Providence, RI. Since ASP & Training Inc. was established we have been continuously been providing many classes in the EMS field to EMT / EMS / CPR students.

Also, I am currently serving on the North Providence Fire Department. I am Lt. assigned to Rescue Co.2. I have been with the North Providence Fire Department since 1986. Serving initially as a Communications Dispatcher for the Fire Department. After achieving an EMT-Basic and then EMT-Cardiac License, I was hired as a Firefighter in 1988.I also hold the following certifications: EMS I/C, CPR instructor, Haz-Mat (awareness and entry levels), EMS I. V. pump training instructor, WMD mass casualty Instructor. Firefighter Level-1.

I have served as the Departments Director of EMS for 8 years. In my years as Director of EMS, I developed the AED Program. We trained over 100 coaches and lay people for the North Providence's School and Recreation Departments. I also developed the program implementing the upgrade to Class-2 Licenses for the Fire apparatus. As a result, the Fire apparatus carried such items as an AED and several life-saving medications that they did not prior to this program.

Some of my proudest moments have been when I (as others) have been decorated for meritorious citation of duty. Being a part of implementing some new programs, as mentioned above, to the North Providence Fire Department.

Also sharing the good and bad time with my second family, my brother and sister Firefighters. These memories last a lifetime.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Erin Chin - RN

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Erin Chin - RN,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Erin Chin joined the faculty of American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.  in the Summer on 2009 as an CPR instructor while being an emergency room RN since 2008. She also had 11 years of service with River Edge Ambulance in New Jersey.  She earned her Emergency Medical Technician licensure in 1998 and in 2005 obtained her nursing licensure.  

Since joining ASP, she has obtained instructor credentials in ACLS and PALS. Prior to joining ASP, she completed her Trauma Nurse Core Coarse.  In addition to the mentioned duties, she has been working in the Emergency Dept  at various facilities. She is currently working to obtain further degrees in nursing to fulfill her aspiration to teaching skills to all specialties.

She currently functions as an instructor of CPR, ACLS and PALS.    



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
©2008- American Safety Programs & Training, Inc., N. Providence, RI, All Rights Reserved

Scott Cutting

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Scott Cutting,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Scott Cutting joined the faculty of American Safety Programs and Training, Inc. in the Spring of 2010 as an EMS Instructor Coordinator after serving with the Middletown Fire Department, Middletown Rhode Island. He earned his Emergency Medical Technician licensure in 1988 and EMS I/C licensure in 1994.

Prior to joining ASPT, Scott attained the rank of Captain, primarily responsible for department daily operations and training. In addition to the mentioned duties, he was employed with Roger Williams Hospital as the Program Director for their EMS Training Academy.

He currently functions as the company’s instructor resource liaison and trainer.

Since joining ASP, she has obtained instructor credentials in ACLS and PALS. Prior to joining ASP, she completed her Trauma Nurse Core Coarse.  In addition to the mentioned duties, she has been working in the Emergency Dept  at various facilities. She is currently working to obtain further degrees in nursing to fulfill her aspiration to teaching skills to all specialties.

She currently functions as an instructor of CPR, ACLS and PALS.    



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
©2008- American Safety Programs & Training, Inc., N. Providence, RI, All Rights Reserved

Michael Demello - B.S., NREMT-P

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Michael Demello - B.S., NREMT-P,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Mr. DeMello is a Nationally Registered Paramedic and has been an instructor for American Safety Programs and Training since 2006. Mr. DeMello has over 21 years of firefighting and emergency medical service experience. As a member of the North Providence Fire Department for 16 years, he held numerous positions in the fire suppression, fire prevention, training, and EMS divisions, retiring in 2011.

Mr. DeMello now serves as Director of Emergency Medical Services, and Deputy Emergency Management Director, for the Town of South Kingstown, RI. South Kingstown EMS is a career organization providing paramedic service to 64 square miles, including the University of Rhode Island. In addition, Mr. DeMello serves as an Assistant Fire Chief for the Bristol, RI Fire Department, which is a combination department that responds to over 3,000 calls per year.

Mr. DeMello has instructed in various areas of emergency services for over 13 years, holding licensure as a RI EMS Instructor Coordinator, Instructor status for AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS, ACLS-EP courses, and other EMS related programs. Mr. DeMello also maintains pro-board certification as a Fire Instructor, Fire Inspector, and instructs various other firefighting related programs.

In 2013 he was re-appointed by Governor Chafee to the RI Ambulance Service Advisory Board representing the RI State Fireman’s League for another 5 year term. Mr. DeMello belongs to various committees and is the chairman of the Education Standards Committee of the Ambulance Service Advisory Board.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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William Estrella

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William Estrella,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Bill Estrella has been actively involved in the delivery and teaching of Emergency Medical care in various Hospital and Field settings for over (40) forty years. He is one of the first EMT’s licensed in Rhode Island since 1971 and has RN licenses in both RI and Massachusetts.

Mr. Estrella is currently engaged as a Paramedic/ALS/BLS/EMT Instructor at American Safety Programs and Training as well as serving as a Medical-Legal Consultant, Several Area Law Firms. He also was a Past Preceptor / Instructor, Northeastern University Paramedic Program.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Carl Godfrin

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Carl Godfrin,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Carl Godfrin is a career Firefighter/EMT-C working for the City of East Providence. A 14 year veteran of the department, Carl has worked on both the fire side and the EMS side of the service. Additionally, Carl holds certifications as a Hazardous Materials Technician, Technical Rescue Technician (including Rope Rescue, Confined Space Rescue Vehicle Extrication, Machinery Extrication and Trench Rescue), as well as other fire service related certifications. An experienced instructor, his credentials include NFPA certifications as a Live Fire Instructor, a Fire Service Instructor, Public Fire and Life Safety Educator, CPR/First Aid Instructor and most recently becoming an Instructor Coordinator for the State of Rhode Island Division of Emergency Medical Services. Carl is also a member of the FEMA endorsed Massachusetts Urban Search & Rescue Team assigned to Rescue Squad A.

Carl is a certified instructor for American Safety Programs and Training Inc. He teaches both the EMT- years.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Dr. Joseph Lauro

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Dr. Joseph Lauro,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Dr. Joseph Lauro joined the faculty of American Safety Programs and Training Inc. in the Spring of 2010 as a Medical Director for all programs. He also is a key BLS, ACLS and PALS, EMT-Basic and EMT-Paramedic instructor. He earned his Basic Emergency Medical Technician License in 1999 in New York., and his Paramedic License at Saint Vincent’s Hospital Institute of Emergency Care in New York. Subsequently I joined the New York City Fire Department. At the time I had been stationed in the South Bronx as a paramedic while I applied to Medical school. In January of 2002, shortly after the events of 9/11, I went to medical school at St. Georges University in Grenada. After completing my residence in Emergency Medicine at SUNY Upstate Syracuse in 2009 I moved to Rhode Island to begin my career as an attending physician in Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Lauro is Certifications as a Nationally Registered Paramedic, Basic Life Support Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor and Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and PHTLS Instructor. He has been appointed by the Governor of the State of Rhode Island to the RI Ambulance Advisory Board.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Robert O. Lough - CSHO

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Robert O. Lough - CSHO,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Robert Lough is a Certified BLS / AED/First Aid Instructor for American Safety Programs and Training since 2011. He also is certified in Trained in Incident Command System (ICS) Levels I – IV and Advanced Incident Command Training (FEMA). He is Certified Safety & Health Official ,Authorized Outreach Trainer: General Industry & Construction 10/30 hr. courses, Specialist Certificate(s): Industrial Hygiene; Fire & Life Safety; Health Care & Emergency Management; Construction & General industry, and Authorized Instructor: Aerial Lift/Scissor Lift and Forklift

He is a Lieutenant of Security & Safety Officer with the Rhode Island Resource Recovery Corporation; Johnston, RI. North Providence Police Department; North Providence, RI

He has served Over 23 years of service with the North Providence Police Department. He was promoted from Patrolman to Detective to Sergeant to Lieutenant to Captain and served as Commander of four separate divisions. He has served as a Senior Captain - Commander of Internal Affairs & Special Investigations from



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Jason Paskanik - CPR instructor

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Jason Paskanik - CPR instructor,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Patricia M. Perry

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Patricia M. Perry,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

A lifetime resident of Rhode Island, I first became interested in cardiac care in the early 1970’s. At that time, my mother was president of the Rhode Island Heart Association when CPR was first being promoted as a technique for the public to learn. Providence College 1973-1975

Occupation: Administration at the Rhode Island Community Food Bank for 11 years. Among my duties I teach Foreign Body Airway Obstruction and Cooking with Herbs to the culinary students. I am ServSafe certified.

I was previously at the Kent County YMCA and YMCA Camp Fuller for 13 years as office manager.Before that I was employed by cardiologist Max Bloom as a Photocardiogram/EKG technician.



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William Rehbein

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William Rehbein,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

I also am a graduate of the Veterinary Assistance Program from Penn Foster Career School.

I am certified by the R.I. Department of Health as an EMT-Cardiac since 1979.

I have been a certified American Heart Association Instructor for 10 years. I have any years of experience teaching g CPR/AED, First Aid programs to Health Care providers and Layperson.

Currently, I am an Associate Instructor certified to teach EMT-Basic, Cardiac and Paramedic programs at American Safety Programs and Training Inc.

I am certified to teach CPR/First Aid for pets such as cats and dogs.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Gail A. Warner - Instructor

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Gail A. Warner - Instructor,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Gail A. Warner joined the faculty of American Safety Programs and Training, Inc. in the Winter of 2009 as an EMS Instructor serving with the West Glocester Fire Department, Glocester Rhode Island, and Pascoag Fire Department, Burriville, Rhode Island. He earned his Emergency Medical Technician licensure in 1993.

Prior to joining ASPT, Gail attained the rank of Rescue Captain, primarily responsible for department daily operations and training. In addition to the mentioned duties, she was employed with Roger Williams Hospital as a Certified Nursing Assistant in their Bone Marrow Transplant Unit.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Tom Wheatley

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Tom Wheatley,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

I started my career in EMS and Fire in 1982. I started my EMT education in Riviera Beach Florida and continued studies with my Paramedic in Miami Florida with a degree in EMS.

My Paramedic classes were done through Jackson Memorial Trauma Center with Miami Dade College. I have previously worked for the Palm Beach County Florida Fire/ Rescue. During my career I received paramedic of the year award in 1993 with Palm Beach County Florida. I also served in the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Communication sector.

I attended Lynn University in Boca Raton Florida and Palm Beach College for a degree in psychology 1987. I am a Certified EMT Basic, Cardiac, and Paramedic instructor conducting classes in Palm Beach County Florida.

I am a certified American Heart Association Instructor and teaching CPR/AED, First/Aid, ACLS and PALS. I have worked at Roger Williams Hospital in the ambulance division.

In 2010 I accepted an Associate Instructors teaching position with American Safety Programs and Training Inc. I currently teach in the EMT Basic, Cardiac and Paramedic programs and teach the AHA , CPR/AED, First/Aid, ACLS and PALS classes



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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John McNeill

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John McNeill,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

John McNeill joined the faculty of American Safety Programs and Training Inc. in 2010 as an instructor. He has served with the North Providence Fire Dept. for 20 years, retiring in 2005 and began a career in nursing. John received his EMT license in 1984 and his EMT-Cardiac in 1986, and has completed his NREMT-P.

Before joining ASPT, John went through the ranks of the NPFD and became a rescue lieutenant in 1998. He also worked in the Emergency Department of Our Lady of Fatima Hospital.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
©2008- American Safety Programs & Training, Inc., N. Providence, RI, All Rights Reserved

Jay Petrillo - RI EMT-C

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Jay Petrillo - RI EMT-C,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Jay Petrillo is a Certified BLS, EMT-Basic and EMT Cardiac Instructor for American Safety Programs and Training since 2008. He is a Lieutenant with the North Providence Fire Department. As an 18 year veteran of the NPFD he has served over 8 years in the Emergency Medical Services Division as a company commander in charge of an Advanced Life Support Rescue.

He now serves as a Lieutenant in the Fire Suppression Division assigned to the departments technical rescue unit. He has also served as an instructor with the departments training academy. Jay has been and Emergency Medical Technician Cardiac since 1992 and an instructor with American Safety Programs since 2009. He is also a Pro-Board certified instructor with the RI Fire Academy and holds numerous National Fire Protection Agency certifications as well as many certifications in terrorism response, homeland security, incident command and technical rescue.

In 2012 he was appointed by Governor Chafee to the RI Fire Education and Training Coordinating Board.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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Thomas P. Caito

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Thomas P. Caito,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

Thomas Caito joined the faculty of American Safety Programs and Training Inc. in the Spring of 2010 as a BLS, ACLS and PALS instructor. He earned his Basic Emergency Medical Technician License in 1982., and his Paramedic License in 1996. Prior to joining ASPT Tom was a Systems Engineer and Division Head at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center. Upon his retirement from Civil Service he was appointed as the Program Director of the Central NY Advanced Life Support Program. This program oversaw the ALS ambulance services and protocols for the 5 County Central NY Region. Also while in this position, Mr. Caito received training in Mass Casualty Management, Weapons of Mass Destruction and Hazardous Materials. When Mr. Caito returned to RI he rejoined Exeter Rescue Corps and became Chief. He also served as a Paramedic for NASCAR on the track in Loudon New Hampshire. He was subsequently appointed by Governor Carcieri and reappointed by Governor Chaffee to the RI Ambulance Service Advisory Board where he currently serves as Vice Chairman.

Mr. Caito holds a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, a Masters Degree in Business Administration, Certifications as a Nationally Registered Paramedic, Basic Life Support Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor and Pediatric Advanced Life Support Instructor. He continues his volunteer service with the Exeter Rescue Corps and the RI Disaster Medical Assistance Team.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
©2008- American Safety Programs & Training, Inc., N. Providence, RI, All Rights Reserved

William Homer

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William Homer,
American Safety Programs and Training, Inc.

William Homer is a career Firefighter/EMT-C working for the Middletown Fire Department. A 6 year veteran of the department, William has worked on both the fire side and the EMS side of the service. Additionally, William holds a B.S. Degree in Business Management.

William , for the past three years, is a certified instructor for American Safety Programs and Training Inc. He teaches the EMT-Basic and Cardiac classes.



American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
©2008- American Safety Programs & Training, Inc., N. Providence, RI, All Rights Reserved

Company Overview

American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was incorporated in April 2006 with the sole purpose of “Teaching Others to Save Lives”.  We dedicate ourselves on being the most knowledgeable, efficient and professional teaching facility offering classes, courses and programs in the Emergency Medical Services and Health Care Industry.

We have become one of the largest Community Training Centers for the American Heart Association in Rhode Island as well as the American Safety Health Institute. We currently have over 14 Training Sites under us such as Hospitals, Private Institutions, Fire Departments, Health Care Facilities and many more. We have training sites in RI, MA, CT, SC and FL with over 250 instructors affiliated with us. Our instructors have certifications ranging in every aspect of the health care industry, to teach a variety of accredited courses in the Health Care and Emergency Medical Services Industry. 

We are also one of the largest teaching facilities for EMT’s and one of the largest Community Training Centers for the American Heart Association in Rhode Island. We currently have over 14 Training Sites under us such as Hospitals, Private Institutions, Fire Departments and Health Care Facilities and many more, and we currently offer the National Registered EMT-Basic, EMT-Cardiac and the National Registered EMT-Paramedic program. We currently have over 250 Instructors that are affiliated with us to teach a variety of courses. We offer only the highest quality education for EMT’s in the state. Also, we are a Community Training Center for the American Safety Health Institute. We serve in RI, MA CT SC FL.

American Safety Programs and Training, Inc. headquarters is currently located in approximately a 3500 square foot facility in North Providence, Rhode Island. We are currently expanding our facility to accommodate the tremendous growth of our company and the demand for additional classes, courses and programs at our facility. We continue to grow our company by offering exceptional, quality training at affordable prices. Our goal is always to turn out the best medical professionals by offering them top quality instruction that meets or exceeds their expectations.

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American Safety Programs & Training Inc. was established in April 2006, with a mission "to educate professionals in the medical training field or healthcare"
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