This was great event and it was heartwarming to see the overwhelming support of Kitsap County’s American Heart Association training facility. Together as a community we can become the safest, healthiest, and the most caring community in the nation. It is all about helping others in a time of need!

It is the mission of Compressions for Life to promote health, safety and well being in the community.  This is accomplished by providing professional CPR and First Aid Training to health care providers and other members of the community so that in the time of need they will be prepared.

Compression for Life is an American Heart Association training facility, providing certifications in most disciplines. We incorporate real life calls from on the job as professional firefighters from many years helping the surrounding area in Kitsap/Mason county.

We understand the importance that quality CPR with early defibrillation has to sudden cardiac arrest survival. We strive to create a comfortable and relaxed training environment for our students. We believe that this will result in a calm, confident, and competent responder when called upon to perform life saving measures.What makes our courses outstanding?

We are a physical classroom located in Downtown Bremerton focusing in a clean and friendly environment,so that you can focus on the quality instruction being provided. We are members of the Better Business Bureau, Bremerton Chamber of Commerce, Silverdale Chamber of Commerce, and proud citizens of Kitsap County. We believe in making the area we reside in a better place through volunteering and helping our community become a better place.

Lead Instructor Biography:
Kevin Bernt is the lead instructor at our facility and has been teaching various pre-hospital medical classes for the past 10 years. He is currently employed as a Firefighter/Paramedic serving your local Kitsap County communities. He also instructs for Kitsap County Emergency Medical Services (KCEMS) as a Senior EMT Instructor.

During his tenure in the Fire Service, education has been a priority and passion for him, he has achieved five degrees; his most recent degree is a Masters of Science in Public and Fire Administration.

Most of all, lets all make a difference in our community by helping out our neighbors in a time of need!