Continuing Education - Healthcare and Emergency Services

Healthcare and Emergency Services

Westmoreland offers a variety of noncredit classes in healthcare and emergency services.  Many of the classes satisfy requirements for professional CEUs.

EMTs standing outside ambulanceAmerican Heart Association Courses

The following courses are taught at the College according to AHA guidelines and regulations:

  • Heartsaver First Aid
  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
  • Heartsaver CPR AED
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) full course and renewal
  • Basic Life Support Instructor Course
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) full course and renewal
  • Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS) full course and renewal

Nursing CEUs

Westmoreland offers both classroom and online classes to satisfy the state licensure requirement. Classroom courses with a ♦ symbol in the schedule meet the requirement.

Westmoreland partners with Ed2Go to offer online classes that satisfy nursing CEU requirements. Six weeks of instruction are included with new course sessions beginning monthly. These classes are accredited through Allegra Learning Solutions, LLC.

Dental CEUs for License Renewal

Sample courses:

  • Local Anesthesia  for the Dental Professional
  • Informative Dental Posters
  • Local Anesthesiology: Managing the Patient Pain Experience in Dentistry

Mental Health First Aid

Just as CPR helps you assist a person having a heart attack, Mental Health First Aid helps you assist someone experiencing a mental health or substance use crisis.

Topics include:

  • Risk factors and warning signs for mental health and addiction concerns
  • Strategies to help someone in both crisis and non-crisis situations
  • Where to to turn for help

See upcoming classes in the Continuing Education schedule. Scholarships to cover the $49 tuition are available to current Westmoreland credit students. Apply here

Nurse Aide

The Nurse Aide program is offered each semester and is normally completed in 8-9 weeks. Learn more


Prepare to be an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) by developing competencies in the following skills:

  • Bag-Valve-Mask Ventilation of an Apneic Patient
  • Bleeding Control/Shock Management
  • Cardiac Arrest Management/AED
  • Joint Dislocation Immobilization
  • Long Bone Fracture Immobilization
  • Ventilation with Supplemental Oxygen
  • Patient Assessment/Management of a Trauma Patient and a Medical Patient
  • Spinal Immobilization (both seated and supine patient)
  • Supplemental Oxygen Administration to a Breathing Patient
  • Traction Splinting
  • Upper Airway Adjuncts and Suction

The curriculum follows the National EMS Education Standards. Upon successful completion of the course, students are eligible to take the national registry exam. Learn more

Ready to Register?

  • See the Continuing Education schedule
  • Call Telephone Registration at 724-925-4204 or 1-800-262-2103 ext. 4204 Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.