About Us


FL Health Science Consulting (HSC) provides educational support through our expertise in CPR and emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) training and education, clinical assisting, clinical internships, medical billing and coding, and compliance standards in the healthcare industry. HSC is an authorized training site for the American Heart Association and an approved training center for the American Health and Safety Institute (ASHI).  HSC has two CPR locations: CPR Tally in Tallahassee, Florida and NoCo CPR in Fort Collins, Colorado. HSC is also a certified Women’s Business Enterprise and a proud member of the Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce.

HSC has over 30 years of combined experience in the healthcare field. We are educators, nurses, paramedics and medical assistants providing preparatory courses, workshops and training sessions to enhance your professional development. We offer courses for community Heartsaver CPR AED, Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED, Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition, and Stabilization for Healthcare Providers and courses in Bloodborne Pathogens, Emergency Oxygen, Wilderness First Aid, Advanced First Aid, and Emergency Medical Response.

We are affiliated with FSU, FAMU, local and surrounding county hospitals, and physician offices.  We provide HSC clients with medical experiences that prepare them for graduate school or employment in the healthcare field.

Meet our Instructors and Staff:

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 As the Founder & CEO of FL Health Science Consulting, Colette Washington, RN has over 20 years of experience in the clinical setting and education in the healthcare industry, as well as an ACLS, PALS, and BLS CPR instructor for the American Heart Association, an ASHI instructor, and faculty at Florida State University College of Medicine, Department of Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences.  Colette is a AHA Training Center Senior Faculty member with Babcock Health Education Services and a committee member for the Greater Southeast Affiliate Education Subcommittee for the American Heart Association.  She has a strong passion for medicine, for teaching others that same passion, and for watching her students achieve their dreams. She is also a community service advocate and enjoys giving back wherever there is a need in her community.

 


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Isiah Washington, COO, is a graduate of Florida State University and has over 20 years of experience in technology and business. Isiah oversees all operations and business activities and marketing.  He is also a CPR instructor and coordinates the American Heart Association CPR training for FL Health Science Consulting – CPR Tally. He enjoys networking in the community, spending time with his family, fishing, and hunting.

 


Sharena Beard, RN

 

Sharena Beard, MSN, RN, AHA Instructor, is a Registered Nurse with over 10 years of experience in  several different areas of nursing, including Intensive Care, Behavioral Health and School Health.   Sharena enjoys serving the community through hands-on education, including teaching life saving skills to all ages! Sharena is an instructor in Basic Life Support (BLS), Heartsaver  CPR/AED and Heartsaver First Aid.  When she is not teaching CPR, she is a School Nurse for the Florida Department of Health and a Mom of 3!

 


Lee Cassels

 

Lee Cassels, PMD, AHA Instructor, is a critical care flight paramedic with over 12 years of experience in Emergency Medical Services. He is a graduate of Florida State University with a Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences, Paramedic Training from North Florida Community College, and Critical Care Paramedic Training from the University of Florida-Shands. Lee is an instructor in BLS CPR and ACLS with the American Heart Association.

 


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T. Ramiah Castañeda II, CCMA, Clinical Instructor, finds medical assisting at Patients First, and the pursuit of medical school, to be his current vitality. He is a vegan foodie with a strong taste for Lifestyle Medicine. If he’s not studying or sleeping, you’ll find him cooking, running, or practicing yoga with his wife.

 


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Kimberly Hankins, Office Manager, is a graduate of Florida A&M University and has over 15 years of experience in the education setting. She has experience working as a behavior specialist in the elementary school setting and as an early education teacher in the preschool setting. When she is not assisting with office functions, she enjoys reading and spending time with family.

 


Khari James

 

Khari James, JD, AHA Instructor, is a felony prosecutor for the Assistant State Attorney’s Office.   She teaches BLS CPR for the American Heart Association. Khari holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Central Florida in Criminal Justice and Legal Studies with a focus on victim advocacy. She attended Florida State University College of Law.  Khari enjoys spending time with her husband and fur-baby. 

 


Howard Fischer

Howard Fischer, PhD is the COO of NoCoCPR and is the lead instructor for all AHA CPR and First Aid training classes in the Fort Collins, Colorado area. He is a retired Geology Professor who received his PhD from the University of Idaho and taught Geology, Earth Science and Oceanography in Idaho, North Dakota and Florida for over 30 years. After seven years of retirement, he now finds that teaching CPR classes are a perfect fit that allows him to return to teaching and be able to give something positive to the community.  When he isn’t teaching, he spends his time playing music, making silver jewelry, doing photography and working with members of the Pathways Hospice bereavement group in Fort Collins in honor of his wife Andrea who lost her 11 year battle with breast cancer in 2016.


 

Josh Peebles, PMD, AHA Instructor,  has been with Emergency Medical Services for over 15 years with experience in both ground and air transport. Josh has been an AHA instructor in ACLS, BLS, and PALS/PEARS for more than 10 years. He is also affiliate faculty with Tallahassee Community College EMS division. He enjoys spending time with his son and being in the outdoors.

 


Trent Robinson

 

Trent Robinson, RN, EMT-P, AHA Instructor, has over 8 years as a flight nurse/paramedic.  He is a graduate of Florida State University.  Trent is an AHA instructor in ACLS, BLS, and PALS/PEARS for the American Heart Association.

 


Kelly Rodriguez

 

Kelly Rodriguez, PMD, AHA Instructor, is a Paramedic for Leon County Emergency Medical Services. She is a graduate from Tallahassee Community College. She is an AHA instructor in ACLS, PALS/PEARS, and BLS CPR for the American Heart Association. She enjoys going to the movies, theater shows, festivals, and running events.  Kelly tries to complete all RUN Disney events.  Her first RUN Disney was 26.2 mile marathon in 2016!

 


 

Barry Washington, CCMA, AHA Instructor, has 20 years of military medical experience as a Navy Hospital Corpsman.  He is currently pursuing nursing as a second career.  He is an AHA instructor in BLS CPR for the American Heart Association. He enjoys time with family and saltwater fishing.

 

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