Note: Training and alignment does not imply endorsement from the entities listed with (*).  All instructors are independent of said entities.

Rich Patterson

Rich Patterson is the owner and lead instructor for Patterson CPR & First Aid Training.  He spent a number of years serving his local community as a firefighter and Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technician.  Having performed CPR and first aid skills on numerous occasions in the field, he believes sharing those experiences will better equip students to perform life saving tasks.  Incorporating Rich’s interest in technology, Patterson CPR & First Aid Training uses modern methodologies and equipment to bring high quality classes to the local community.  Through the American Heart Association*, Rich is certified as a Basic Life Support Provider & Instructor (Instructor ID# 05170571606), and aligned with the UPMC Altoona Training Center*.

B.A. Thomas Edison State University

A.A. Pennsylvania State University