Our Experts


View our Tutors/Mentors below, and check out their bios to see what they're experts in.  If you are looking for a one-on-one and need extra help in a certain subject or would like some guidance email us (  

120 Compressions only picks the best individuals who are both knowledgeable and have a passion for education!
Experts hourly rates may differ, and may be dependent on the subject matter you are needing extra help in.  Please inquire once you select your tutor.  Rates will remain competitive and affordable.

Our Team


Eric Cantor: EMTP, MS


Sush Prusty, MD
Medical Director


 Claudia Nichols, NP
Program Director


Verónica Aquilino, MD
Assistant Program Director


Jared Trouve, PA, MS
Committee Chair Member


Mr. Cantor is the Founder of 120Compressions.  He is an active Paramedic, and instructor and has been working in the field for more than a decade.  He holds his Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Master's Degree in Emergency Services Management.  He is a proud member of the NAEMT, and is recognized by two national honor societies for academia and career performance.  He is an expert in prehospital medicine, has experience in disaster medicine, and has a passion to teach and share his knowledge and experiences.  He is also a Divemaster, and soon Master Diver/Dive Instructor.  His goal is to build a worldwide network of healthcare educators to make learning easier, more efficient, and accessible for learners.  He is eager to help you, and would enjoy helping anyone looking for extra help or AHA and ARC certifications.

Dr. Sush Prusty is the director of EMS at a Boston Hospital and assistant professor of emergency medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, MA.  He also serves as the medical director for Boston College EMS.  Dr. Prusty has contributed significantly to the pre-hospital management of patients through various EMS directorships, involvement in regional EMS committees, and extensive teaching of paramedics and EMTs.  For the past decade, Dr. Prusty has focused his efforts on 12-lead ECG interpretation, specifically pre-hospital recognition and management of ST elevation myocardial infarction.  He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Boston Medical Center.  Dr. Prusty is ready for you to pick his brain, and help you through studies related to his expertise.

Ms. Nichols is a Board-Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner currently working in Intensive Care.  She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and in Criminal Justice as well as a Master of Science in Nursing. Her previous experience includes working as a RN in Trauma, both ER and ICU.  Prior to becoming an NP, she worked as a traveling RN for over 5 years which provided her the opportunity to work in a multitude of locations and hospital settings from large teaching hospitals to small critical access facilities.  She has a passion for teaching and has been a preceptor throughout the years for nurses, EMTs, and paramedic students.

Dr. Aquilino, graduated in General Medicine by the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy Gr. T. Popa, Iasi, in 2017, and is enrolled in the Portuguese Doctors Order, South Regional Section.  She is the Secretary General of the European Council of Disaster Medicine (ECDM). Dr. Aquilino currently works as a general practitioner in the Center of Vaccination against COVID-19, in the emergency unit, under ARS Algarve, with a previous experience in general medicine consultations in several healthcare centers and emergency departments.  She has a passion for disaster medicine.  She is the Founder/CEO of the Curso Intensivo de Actuação em Emergência e Catástrofe (CIAEC) or Emergency and Disaster Intensive Course in Portugal, a project comprising several topics in trauma techniques and disaster medicine.  Dr. Aquilino created disaster medicine workshops at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Gr. T. Popa, Iasi, and is an affiliated member of the European Council of Disaster Medicine, Brussels.  She is an advocate in humanitarian aid, global health, and is associated with CRIMEDIM - University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy and IFMSA - International federation of medical students, through the Training Disaster Medicine Trainers Course (TdmT Course).  She has been a speaker at various First Aid/disaster conferences, and has organized various disaster medicine workshops.  Dr. Aquilino has a passion for education and is thrilled to have an opportunity to share her knowledge and expertise with you.

Mr. Trouve is a Physician Assistant currently working in Trauma/Acute Care.  He also has 6 years experience working as a PA in orthopedic surgery.  He holds a Bachelor's Degree in biology from Stonehill College and obtained his Master's Degree in Health Science from Quinnipiac University in 2015.  In addition to his experience as a PA, he previously worked as a nuclear medicine technologist and CT technologist.  Mr. Trouve has a passion for healthcare and healthcare education.

Our Other Instructors


AHA Instructors

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Haley Brown, TX


John Murphy, MD


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Jordan Lutz, NC


Mark Bechtel, AZ


Cassie Pires, MA


Brent DeBusk, MD


Andrew Martinez, FL


Teneika Funderburk, NC


Bonnie Allred, UT


Angie Stewart, UT


Ian Watters, RI