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Our Instructors

Our goal is to Guide, Inspire and Support our Students

Rapid Response Life Training Center has an outstanding team of dedicated professionals, all of whom are determined to help all of our students succeed. Standing at the top of their fields, our team members offer support and guidance, uniquely tailored to each students needs. Our goal is to provide an environment where teachers are valued for their outside-the-box thinking, creative ideas, and connection with their students.

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Marie Cahoon RN, MSN, MBA

CEO, Owner, Instructor

  • Teaches BLS, ACLS, PALS

  • Instructor Trainer BLS, ACLS

Marie Graduated in 2001 with an MBA degree, in 2010 with a Licensed Practical Nurse Certification, in 2012 with a Medicare reimbursement certification from AANAC,  in 2015 with a Registered Nurse degree and in 2020 with a Masters of Science in Nursing degree. From 2000 to 2009, Marie worked in the Non Profit sector helping children and teens at risk. In 2010, Marie started working in home care and skilled nursing facilities. In the last 5 years, Marie has worked as a Regional Medicare Reimbursement Specialist, a Regional Director of Nursing and preparing facilities for State Audits. 

In 2018, Marie became an AHA BLS and ACLS Instructor and then in 2021 she became a PALS instructor., She received an advanced neonatal certification to prepare for NRP Instructor certification.

 Marie is currently seeking a Ph.D. in Nursing Education.

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Robert Simpson RRT, LVN

Owner,  Instructor

  • Teaches BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP skills 

  • Instructor Trainer BLS, ACLS, PALS

In 1978 Robert earned a Licensed Vocational Certification from Cisco College. ​In 1988 Robert received a Registered Respiratory Therapy degree from NBRC. In 1989 he also Received a Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist Degree from NBRC. He worked at Abilene Regional Medical Center (ARMC) in Abilene, Texas in a variety of managerial/and non managerial clinical and non clinical positions for 41 years specializing in Respiratory care for acute and chronic conditions.

In 1985 Robert started teaching courses in CPR/BLS/ACLS/PALS for the American Heart Association . In 2008, Robert started teaching neonatal skills check off (Part 2) for Health Stream (Now RQI/AHA 8th edition).

Recently, in 2021, Robert became a certified AHA instructor trainer in BLS, ACLS & PALS to train instructors.

Charles R Bloomer, DDS
Oral Surgeon

Amazingly energetic and driven, Dr. Charles R. Bloomer quickly became one of the most beloved staff members at Rapid Response Life Training Center. He provides "The Big Country" with 38 years of education and experience that helps direct our training center's mission and goals to new heights. He actively participates with course instruction and prepares students to face academic challenges and to succeed professionally.

He currently a BLS Instructor.

Jimmy Frazier

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Mr. Frazier Is the Director of the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) at North Runnels Hospital in Winters Texas. He has been a paramedic for 26 years. Rapid Response Life Support Training Centers Faculty assisted Mr. Frazier in becoming a BLS, ACLS, and a PALS instructor for the Big Country. He continues his career in many supervisory roles. Previously, he did work overseas as a flight medic.

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