Melissa Bell is the owner and lead instructor at Rapid Response CPR, LLC. She currently practices as a Family Nurse Practitioner at an Urgent Care Clinic in Northern Virginia. She is highly qualified and has been CPR certified for 20 years! As a nurse, she has worked in pediatric cardiac intensive care (CICU), post anesthesia care (PACU), Emergency Department (ER), and adult intensive care unit (ICU). She worked on the code team during her time in the ICU & has performed CPR many times during her career as a nurse. She earned her undergraduate degrees at University of North Georgia (ASN) in 2004 and Troy University (BSN) in 2008. She completed her graduate studies (MSN) at Troy University in 2013. Melissa is a certified by the American Heart Association to teach Adult, Child & Infant CPR, AED, First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens.
In her spare time, Melissa enjoys spending time outdoors with her family. She also enjoys traveling and improving her knowledge base through continuing education. Melissa dreams of empowering individuals to take control of their health & improving their ability to respond quickly in a life threatening emergency.
BLS for Healthcare providers
CPR/AED for non-healthcare
First Aid Classes
Safe Sitter Classes
Child & Infant CPR Classes
Online options available
Private classes available
Mobile CPR classes
WHAT OUR STUDENTS ARE SAYING
"Very responsive to questions. Great learning environment."
"Instructor was clear. Answered all questions. Provided a great learning environment. I would absolutely recommend to others."
"Great class. Perfect amount of time. Thank you!."
"Exceptional training and encouraged me to take the class. It was very worthwhile & thorough."
"Melissa was very helpful in answering questions and making sure I understood."
"EXCELLENT! Very Informative with clear concise instructions. Helped me with the online course when my computer had issues- She went above & beyond."