John A. Erbayri, MS, NRP, CHSE

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John A. Erbayri, MS, NRP, CHSE, is Manager for the Center for Life Support Education & Outreach at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Resuscitation education, Pre-hospital sepsis alert, Pre-hospital cardiac arrest systems of care, Simulation
Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


John Erbayri is currently the Manager for the Center for Life Support Education & Outreach at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Training Center Coordinator for their American Heart Association Training Center.  He has been teaching AHA curriculum for over 15 years when he started as an Emergency Medical Technician for his local ambulance service.  Mr. Erbayri is a Nationally Registered Paramedic, Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator and along with his responsibilities at CHOP he is an active 911 Paramedic for a suburban EMS service in Delaware County, PA.  As an active EMS Provider he has witnessed first-hand the importance of the chain of survival and the focus that is needed on early recognition of cardiac arrest and bystander CPR.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Instructor
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor
Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE)
Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Instructor

Undergraduate Degree

BS in Liberal Studies with concentration in Healthcare Administration - Neumann University, Aston, PA

Graduate Degree

MS in Organizational and Strategic Leadership - Neumann University, Aston, PA

Additional Training

Clinical Training - National Registered Paramedic (NRP), Crozer EMS Training Institute/Delaware County Community College - Upland, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Manager, Center for Life Support Education & Outreach

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Simulation-based Education

Awards and Honors

2004, Clinical Excellence Award - Crozer EMS Training Institute

Leadership and Memberships

Society of Simulation in Healthcare

National Association of EMS Educators