Teachers are so important to us and our community! They are the cog in the wheel that keep us moving. 

Jimmy Mogannam is a married father of 3 children and lives in Roseville CA. He grew up in San Francisco with a business background and has successfully owned five distinct businesses in The City. He is a certified CPR & First Aid trainer, and has been teaching in this field for 15 years. Jimmy started CPR for Dummies because he enjoys people and takes great pleasure in seeing someone leave a class with newfound knowledge in how to help make a difference in saving a life. His passion shows in the classroom. 

Jimmy received his EMT certification at Sierra College, received his teaching credentials from American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI), and the American Heart Association (AHA). He completed his clinical training at Kaiser Permanente in Roseville CA. 

His instruction experience includes: Early Defribillation, BLS/CPR, ACLS Affiliate Faculty, Emergency Response Team, PALS and Internal Life Support. 

I enjoyed the pace of the class. The instructor is very knowledgeable and has a passion for the subject matter. Third time I have taken this class. Jimmy Mogannam is excellent.
— Ripped Fitness


Jeff Kim resides in the Sacramento Valley and is a father of 3 children. Jeff has spent his career working in public safety as a Firefighter & Paramedic in the San Francisco Bay Area for 29 years, the last 25 years with the Central County Fire Department located in Burlingame, CA. CCFD is recognized as being one of the first agencies to include paramedics in their department in the nation.

Jeff had a 15 year tenure in California Task Force 3, National Urban Search and Rescue Team which was established to specifically deal with lifesaving extrication of victims trapped by structural collapse during earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, acts of terrorism and other disasters. Task force 3 was deployed to: Northridge Earthquake in Los Angeles, CA (1994), Murrah Federal Building Bombing, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, (1995), World Trade Center, New York City, New York (2001) and Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, Louisiana (2005) and other emergency situations throughout the nation. Jeff was also a member of the North County SWAT Team for 8 years.

Jeff is very proud of his community involvement with charities with police and fire departments in the Bay Area, as well as being a Board Member and coach of the West Little League baseball organization. As an instructor at some level for most of his career along with his in the field experiences have made him one of the most outstanding teachers in the field of HealthCare, CPR & First Aid.

Instructor’s presentation was easy to understand. Backed up explanations with demonstrations.
He made the material easy to understand, especially for non-medical students.
— Berkshire Hathaway (Homestead Division)


Marlo Robbins is a married mother of 3. She graduated from Nursing School at Sacramento City College with an LVN in 1993. She has worked at Sutter Memorial Hospital from 1993 to 1996 in OB/GYN Post Partum, Pediatrics and Peds ICU. From 1996 to the present, she has been at UC Davis Medical Center in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Float Pool and presently OB/GYN.

Marlo is also a back office lead nurse at the Elk Grove Clinic. She is involved in various committees at UCD Med Center in helping to shape the future of patient care. She has been a CPR/First Aid instructor for 11 years. Marlo's infectious smile is just one of the traits that make her classes particularly enjoyable.

The instructors have a deep knowledge of the subject matter and a desire to pass it on shines through.
— The Asia Foundation

 Paul Schulz is a proud father of 2 adult children. As a recently retired fire captain in Palo Alto, Ca, he has 30 years of in the field experience and also as a lead instructor at the Santa Clara Fire Academy. He instructed in High Angle Vehicle Extraction and Swift Water Rescue. Paul brings a skill set that is unique in our industry.

Brian J. Dickson is the Assistant Fire Chief at Ebbetts Pass Fire Protection District in Arnold CA. His education includes Fire Service Management Program at Cogswell College and the National Fire Academy in Emittsburg, Maryland, Paramedic program at Stanford-Foothill, EMT-1a course at Skyline College in San Bruno, CA and Fire Science at College of San Mateo in San Mateo, CA. 

His job titles and career experiences are too numerous to list, but here are a few: Fire Captain/Paramedic/Battalion Chief, Platoon Training Officer, Emergency Medical Services Coordinator, EMT, all at Menlo Park Fire Protection District in Menlo Park, CA. Paramedic at Mobile Life Support at San Mateo County 911. Emergency Response Team Instructor for American Red Cross in Palo Alto, CA.

His instruction experience includes: Early Defribillation, Early Intubation, BLS/CPR, ACLS Affiliate Faculty, Emergency Response Team, PALS and Internal Life Support. To say that Brian is a very experienced and highly credentialed instructor is an understatement.

This is at least the 4th time I have taken this class for my instructor’s certification. I always recommend CPR for Dummies.
— Gold’s Gym