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. John is truly passionate about community CPR projects and with his team coordinates numerous “sidewalk CPR” training events including the yearly sidewalk CPR day held the first Saturday in June every year.

Education and Training

Additional Training

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

Board Certification

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP)

Undergraduate Degree

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

Graduate Degree

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

Titles and Academic Titles

Manager, Center for Life Support Education & Outreach

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