- Official AHA Training Center
- Same day certification ( Free Reminders )
- Experienced elite instructors ( RN’s, Paramedic’s & EMT’s )
- High quality education and service
- Free online comprehensive study materials
- Flexible class schedules
- State-of-the-art teaching and training equipment
- Clean and comfortable learning environments
- Day, weekend and evening classes available
- Customer service support 7 days a week
- Professional and friendly staff
- CPR123 Counts membership – retake the course you took and refresh your skills free of charge for up to two years (without recertification).
Our organization was founded by Sam Younessian and his wife, Maria. Sam is an RN, EMT-P, a New York City and New York State Certified Paramedic and Registered Professional Nurse with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Sam is also a highly decorated Paramedic Lieutenant for the FDNY-EMS. His wife, Maria, is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience in various hospitals’ Cardiology Departments.
The region’s leading resource for state-of-the-art emergency response training and AED programs
Our organization was founded by Sam Younessian and his wife, Maria. Sam is an RN, EMT-P, a New York City and New York State Certified Paramedic and Registered Professional Nurse with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Sam is also a highly decorated Paramedic Lieutenant for the FDNY-EMS. His wife, Maria, is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 20 years of experience in various hospitals’ Cardiology Departments. Our staff of healthcare providers has worked in the emergency rooms of New York City hospitals and has dedicated much time to instructing members of volunteer ambulance associations and other professional organizations. We have already transformed hundreds of workplace environments and certified more than 50,000 students.
Our goal is to empower individuals and organizations with state-of-the-art emergency response training, workplace consulting services, life-saving equipment and affordable educational resources. We provide the complete spectrum of learning options including classroom training, on-site training, online learning and skills testing.
Our best practices approach has become a most sought after resource for healthcare professionals, non-medical responders and the general public alike. Classes are customized based on knowledge and comfort level and are structured to ensure the most efficient use of your time. Flexible class schedules including day, weekend and evening sessions are available along with same day certification cards.
Our programs include, but are not limited to:
Why Choose CPR123?
Our Training Philosophy
Our distinctive approach to training maximizes the learning potential for both adult and adolescent learners. We structure our student’s classroom time to obtain a level of understanding and proficiency needed for certification. Our courses use state-of-the-art equipment accompanied by hands-on exercises and lectures by American Heart Association and American Academy of Pediatrics instructors with over twenty years of field and teaching experience. We maintain the flexibility to accommodate our clients’ needs whether at one of our New York-based training centers or on-site at our client’s location.
CPR123 Foundation, Inc. aims to decrease cardiac arrest deaths by providing free or low cost accessible CPR training, equipment and healthy hearts workshops.
We share a mission with the American Heart Association of preventing sudden cardiac arrest-related mortality, here at home and around the world. Our goal is to advertise and provide Heart Saver CPR and First Aid courses to the public, communities, religious groups and other nonprofits. We are looking for public donations and volunteers. We aim to hold events and participate in walks to promote our mission statement.
We also aim to offer AED consulting for community organizations – assessment, training and registration per state and local protocols.