The ECSI is an Educational Organization created for the purpose of delivering the highest quality training to laypersons and professionals in the areas of First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne Pathogens, and related Safety and Health areas.  The content of the training materials used by the ECSI is approved by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) – two of the most respected names in injury, illness, and emergency medical care. Through the ACEP Professional Rescuer CPR and Healthcare Provider CPR courses offer up to 3.0 Continuing Education Hours(CEH). 

The AAOS provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and allied health professionals.  The AAOS also serves as an advocate for improved patient care and informs the public about the science of orthopaedics.  Founded at Northwestern University as a not-for profit organization in 1933, the AAOS has grown from a small organization serving less than 500 members to the world’s largest medical associationof musculoskeletal specialists.  The AAOS now serves about 24,000 members internationally.

The ACEP was founded in 1968 and is the world’s oldest and largest emergency medicine specialty organization.  Today it represents more than 22,000 members.  As the acknowledged leader in emergency medicine, ACEP exists to advocate on behalf of emergency physicians and promote the highest standards of patient care. The college works in the state and federal legislative and regulatory arenas to protect and promote the interests of emergency physicians and their patients.  ACEP is pleased to join with the AAOS to provide emergency care and safety products and training programs of exceptional quality and value.