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Prime Medical Training


Prime Medical Training offers life-saving training for you, training for life! From basic CPR for the community, to Advanced Cardiac Life Support for physicians, Wilderness Medicine for special forces, and everything in between. We provide classes for a wide scope of needs. An authorized AHA Training Center. All training is taught at a high standard by real emergency responders.

Public Classes

Learn about classes we offer including CPR, Active Shooter Response, ACLS and more. It's easy to find the class you need and register online.

On-Site Training

Prime can travel to your location for any group size, and offers group discounts. We bring all the equipment so all you have to do is show up.

CPR Instructors

Offering AHA CPR Instructor and BLS Instructor courses regularly. Current instructors can learn about the benefits of aligning with Prime.

Core Values


Finding and taking the class you need doesn't have to be a hassle. Our customer support, class availability, and easy registration makes this a quick item to check off your list. The classes are taught by real emergency responders who have been vetted and trained to make classes dynamic and easy to comprehend.


Our team of staff and instructors provide a level of customer service not commonly found these days. We take our training seriously, and the quality of our programs will leave you impressed. In fact 92% of students say their training was better than any they've had in the past. Don't settle for less!


Prime Medical Training cares about providing training that when the rubber meets the road, our students can perform without hesitation. We also want to instill in working professionals a sense of pride in their training and profession.

Prime Medical Training Blog

CPR Wrap [Review]

January 8, 2018

We came across a new product while at the 2017 ECCU Conference in New Orleans. Today we’re doing a CPR Wrap review. This is a great product with a lot of potential. Because there’s nothing like it on the market, it’ll be interesting to see what target market will latch…

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WorldPoint Bleeding Control Course [Review]

January 2, 2018

Today we’re reviewing the WorldPoint Basic Bleeding Control course developed by WorldPoint. This is a comprehensive program which comes with everything you need including curriculum, DVD, tourniquets, posters, and other training equipment. Who is it intended for? The Basic Bleeding Control course is by far the best course of it’s…

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#1 Most Improved Business (Propel Competition)

June 23, 2017

Prime Medical Training recently won a competition for $1,000 for “most improved business”. This was a 2-year process that was all a part of the Knoxville Chamber’s Propel program. The goal of Propel is to take entrepreneurs and help propel their business by increasing their gross revenue at least 30%…

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2017 New Medical Director [Todd Heffern, MD]

June 22, 2017

We’re very excited to be introducing the newest member of our team. Our very first medical director, Dr. Todd Heffern. Dr. Heffern started his career with a background in EMS as a flight physician on a helicopter service in Grand Rapids, Michigan. His career path has brought him to Knoxville,…

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Active Shooter Training For Businesses

March 30, 2017

It’s a well known fact that active shooter incidents are becoming more rampant. The need for Active Shooter Training for the workplace is growing. No one can predict when, where or why these attacks occur. The best thing we can do is train so we are mentally ready to respond to…

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Healthcare Scholarship from Prime Medical Training

March 16, 2017

Introducing our Healthcare Excellence Scholarship We are so excited to be introducing the Healthcare Excellence Scholarship. As part of our commitment to training excellence, we want to see young people with great potential be able to reach their healthcare professional goals. This scholarship will be for anyone enrolled in a healthcare program…

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Tips to Protect Workers in Cold Weather

February 2, 2017

Tips to Protect Workers in Cold Weather Since we’re in the middle of winter, what better time to consider a few safety tips for yourself and your employees. Cold weather brings a long a whole set of challenges when it comes to staying safe. Some are obvious and others not so obvious….

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What went in my First Aid kit for Jamaica?

January 19, 2017

A few friends of mine own a video production company called Evolvr. They’re going down to Jamaica next week to shoot some footage, and they asked me to come along to accompany them as a Paramedic in case anyone gets hurt. What I want to share with you guys today…

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CAPCE Accreditation for Prime Medical Training

January 12, 2017

From the start of our company, we were very intentional when we chose the name Prime Medical Training. Our intent was to grow in our offerings of classes. As we continue to add to our portfolio of classes, we are beginning to have to cross different bridges. One of the…

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How to Replace Adult Prestan Manikin Lung Bags

December 6, 2016

In this post, we are going to discuss the proper steps for replacing Adult Prestan Manikin lung bags. What is the Correct Position for Adult Prestan Manikin lung bags? To start with, there are people who are yet to know the correct location for the mouth/face shield of the Prestan…

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