O'Hara, Owner of ACFA Training Systems, received her Certificate of
Paramedics from Essex Community College in 2000 and has been involved
in health education and emergency medical safety & health training
since 1991. Nancy was an active EMT for many years with several Fire
Departments in both Pennsylvania and Maryland.
accomplished a 10-year career with the Maryland Academy of Sciences
(Maryland Science Center) in Baltimore, Maryland where she administered
educational programming for adults and children in science and math.
Following the Maryland Academy of Sciences, Nancy accepted a position
with the American Heart Association as Area Director for the Baltimore
Region. For over 8 years she conducted heart-health education programs
for industry, schools and the community in addition to monitoring the
multiple AHA-CPR training sites for the Baltimore Region.
O'Hara's creativity is reflected in the courses offered by ACFA Training
Systems. Bringing emergencies "alive" in the classroom to
ensure the understanding of basic principles is an important goal, as
is the personalization of the training to the specific industry. ACFA
Training Systems works to customize the learning experience to meet
the challenges and treat the common injuries/illnesses as defined by
is an active member of York County Pennsylvania's Community Emergency
Response Team and in 2010 accepted a second appointment as National
Advisory Faculty Member to the AAOS Emergency Care and Safety Institute.