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 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) for Healthcare Providers, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 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:
As the Founder/Director 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 Faculty at Babcock Health Education Services and a candidate for Regional Faculty 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.
Isiah Washington, CEO, 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. He enjoys networking in the community, spending time with his family, fishing, and hunting.
Lee Cassels, PMD, AHA Instructor, is a critical care flight paramedic with over 12 years of experience in Emergency Management 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.
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.
Kimberly Hankins, Office Manager, is a graduate of Florida A&M University and has 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.
Courtney Kirkland, CCMA, Clinical Instructor | AHA Instructor, graduated from Florida State University with a pre-medical background and is a former student of the clinical assistant program with her CCMA certification. Courtney has worked as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant in both family practice and is currently working in a dermatology office. She is also a BLS CPR instructor for the American Heart Association. She will be attending the USF Physician Assistant Program. In her free time, Courtney enjoys traveling, running, eating chocolate and spending time with family and friends.
Josh Peebles, PMD, AHA Instructor, has been with Emergency Management Services for over 15 years with experience in both ground and air transport. Josh has been an AHA instructor in ACLS, BLS, and PALS 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.
Brittaney Pratt, CCMA, Lab Instructor, is an undergraduate pre-med student at Florida State University majoring in Finance with a minor in Chemistry. She is from the beautiful island of Nassau,Bahamas and has hopes of one day becoming a surgeon.
Kelly Rodriguez, PMD, AHA Instructor, is a Paramedic for Leon County Emergency Management Services. She is a graduate from Tallahassee Community College. She is an AHA instructor in 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!