Professional CPR

Our Instructors

At Professional CPR, we are proud to have one the most elite and experienced cadre of instructors. All of our instructors are current or former Firefighters, Paramedics, EMT’s and other first responders. All have worked in Northern California and have responded to real life 911 emergencies. Our instructors are thus uniquely qualified to provide the absolute best emergency training in CPR and First Aid. Whether at home or in the workplace, our instructors prepare each student with common sense, usable skills and knowledge so that they may respond at their best when an emergency happens.

Tyson Benedetti – Firefighter/Paramedic

Since 2006, Tyson has worked has a Paramedic and Firefighter throughout Northern California including Stockton, Lathrop and Elk Grove. Tyson as responded to countless 911 emergencies and he uses his experience to help better prepare his students to respond to real-life emergencies at home and in the workplace.

Steve Ramirez – Firefighter/Paramedic

Since 2008, Steve has worked as a Firefighter/Paramedic at El Dorado County Fire and is an active member with the California Task Force 7. Steve has responded to countless emergency class and he began teaching with Professional CPR in 2012 after he recognized the need for a more simple approach to teaching the life saving skills of CPR and First Aid.

Chris Hudson- Flight Paramedic/RT

After serving in the United States Navy, Chris became a Paramedic in 2004 and has responded to countless emergencies throughout Northern California. He has also worked in many other roles including as a Flight Paramedic for Mercy Air – Modesto, a Critical Care Paramedic in Oklahoma City, OK and internationally in countries including Mexico and Australia. Chris also has a Degree in Respiratory Therapy and works as a Flight Paramedic with the East Bay Regional Parks Sheriffs Department.

Jack DeWees – Firefighter/Paramedic

Since 2012, Jack has worked as a Firefighter and Paramedic throughout the Sacramento area. He has also worked in the emergency rooms at UC Davis Medical Center, Sutter Roseville Medical Center and Stanford Medical Center. Jack uses his experiences to help better prepare his students to respond to real-life emergencies at home and in the workplace.

Joseph Gallegos – Park Ranger/EMT

Joseph first learned CPR as a Boy Scout, where his love of the outdoors led him to become a Park Ranger and a Wilderness EMT at Yosemite National Park. Since 2006, Joseph has performed CPR and Emergency Medicine in adverse conditions where the most anyone could hope for was to “do their best.” Joseph has seen first-hand the difference CPR and First Aid can make, and he believes everyone is capable of learning and performing these life-saving skills. After years of being a First Aid trainer, Joseph became a CPR instructor in 2013, and he enjoys bringing a practical, hands-on, “do your best” philosophy to the classroom.

Excellent Instructors

“This class was very informative and it was a pleasure to learn under the teaching of Andrew. I have had cpr classes at work, and there is no comparison. I plan on returning in another two years when it expires.”

Lauren B.

Sacramento, CA

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