Here are testimonials from nurses, physicians, NP’s, PA’s, and students, about Michele’s teaching and classes:

Thank you note from Dr. Ruby Gardner, DPM, July 2021

Thank you note from Dr. Ruby Gardner, DPM, July 2021

Thank you note from RNs Lise McShane and Stephanie Moschetto

Thank you note from RNs Lise McShane and Stephanie Moschetto

Thank you note from Loretta Braun, January 2020

Loretta Braun, RN, Northwell Health Imaging at the Center for Advanced Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY

I learn new information each time I come to Michele’s class. I like everything about her program because she teaches in a relaxed atmosphere. Each meeting with Michele is a learning experience. The Zombie Notes were perfect, and the EKG video on YouTube and the nursing book are excellent.
Brenda Lee Passaretti, Long Island Jewish Hospital, Day-Op Center, Manhasset, NY

Michele and Christine with the 106th Squadron of the New York State Air National Guard medical group and flight surgeons after an ACLS class

Michele and Christine with the 106th Squadron of the New York State Air National Guard medical group and flight surgeons after an ACLS class

Hi Joe and Michele,
Thank you for always making BLS/ACLS recertification efficient, comfortable, and fun.
I wish you both the best and look forward to the next class!
Warmest Regards,

Justina Antonio, PA-C, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

The Zombie Notes were extremely helpful; I will definitely use them again in the future.
Gale Ahern, RN, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

Thank you so much for such a wonderful day on Saturday. Michele is amazing!! Thank you so much. I have learned so much through your videos and gain more understanding than when I was in school.
Thank you again.

Peggy Gonzalez

I must say I learned more in your classes than I have in others.
Susan Troise, RN, Long Island Community Hospital, Patchogue, NY

It was a pleasure to finally meet you after all these years. And I loved getting to meet your mom and Joe, too! He’s a sweetie and you two are the dynamic duo. A big thank you for the best and most interesting way to be introduced to ACLS. Not to mention a gastronomic delight! You know the way to a student’s heart lol.

I’m excited to continue learning and really grasping the concepts taught, so thank you again. BTW, your home is stunning. I love everything you’ve done; it’s just amazing and best wishes for the completion of the remaining projects.
See you in two years, be well!

All The Best,
Denise LoGuidice, RN, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown, NY

First, I would just like to extend my condolences on the loss of Christine. I was so shocked and saddened to hear about her passing.

I have been taking PALS and ACLS classes with you both for many years. I have learned so much from you both. You both made it very comfortable to ask questions and I really appreciated that.

Christine Koester, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

I have taken my ACLS and BLS with you when I worked as a RN for an outpatient Northwell health facility, and it was a great experience. Thank you.
Casey-Ann Collins, RN, MSN, FNP-C


Thank you note from Joanne Libraro, RMA LI IVF, September 2020

Michele and Christine provided a great environment for learning; very comfortable; don’t change a thing. Michele’s class has been the best experience since I’ve been taking ACLS and PALS – since 1986.
Carol Nardi, RN, New Island Hospital, Bethpage, NY

The Zombie Notes highlighted the major aspects and presented them in a way that made it easy to learn.
Norman Cruz, RN, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

Michele’s information was clear, to the point, and well absorbed. The learning environment was comfortable; Michele was very knowledgeable, and the class was fun. The Zombie Notes were extremely helpful in identifying clear-cut answers and appropriate information. They cut out a lot of extra language that causes a loss of focus.
Alexis Crisafi, RN, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

Michele’s explanations were much easier to follow than the book. The Zombie Notes were very helpful – the AHA book was a bit confusing.
Kathy Sass, RN, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

In the future I will focus more on the Zombie Notes and not as much on the book. The book was too confusing.
RN Cindy Vissicchio, RN, Garden City Surgi-Center, Garden City, NY

Thank you note from Elizabeth, one of Michele's students.

Thank you note from Elizabeth, one of Michele’s students.

I took Michele’s class because I am a nursing student who is looking to work in the ICU or Emergency Room. Michele’s class was very fun; I learned a lot; I will come back to her for future classes. I liked the humor from Michele and Christine that made the class fun. Do not change the class, keep it the way it is, it works! Michele’s teaching was very effective and she is very knowledgeable. The Zombie Notes Study Charts were very effective in preparing me for the ACLS class.
Nursing student Roseanne Fraser

Michele’s class is very thorough. Michele and Christine are very knowledgeable and present the material in an effective manner. The class environment is conducive to learning.
Madalyn Lewand, RN, South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, NY

Michele and Christine were great! Love the humor. Michele is the best instructor ever.
Dawn Rose, RN, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

They are the BEST!
Anjeet Dhillon, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

Excellent examples of experiences with PT’s and how they were treated. Michele’s program is very easy to understand and an enjoyable learning experience. I would certainly come back for the refresher course. Highly recommended.
Michael Wall, RN, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

There were several things I liked about Michele’s program: Second-degree heart-blocks; AV depolarization and EKG waves – concepts that had never in 13 years clicked for me and now I get it – Michele and Christine made things so easy to understand. I really did enjoy the class!
Andrea LaFata, RN, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

Michele’s teaching method was very good. My friends recommended her to me. Her class was fun and I learned a lot.
Rani Joseph, RN, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Manhasset, NY

Thank you note from Perla, one of Michele's students.

Thank you note from Perla, one of Michele’s students.

I liked the clear, humorous way the pertinent information was delivered! Also, very comfortable learning conditions. Michele is extremely smart and teaches us in a low-stress environment. I retain all information, meds, dosages, and interventions better than ever. Thank you for your hospitality.
Maureen Stressler, RN, N. Patchogue, NY

I liked that Michele gives a clear and concise explanation of all aspects of PALS, with an emphasis on practical scenarios.
Elissa Tamburello, RN, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

After Michele’s class I feel more confident about the emergency code. I liked that I was able to learn in a relaxed atmosphere; I wasn’t afraid to ask questions and discuss.
Meghan Haggerty, RN, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY


I liked the humor!! I learn best by humor; Making a dry subject interesting.
Kerri Kiesel, RN, Eastern Suffolk BOCES, NY

I like that Michele talks “nurse” language.
Patty Schuster, RN, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

I love Michele’s technique of using humor and intelligence. Love it, love it, love it!
Julie. Rodriquez, RN, Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, NY

Michele is a great, user-friendly, and very effective instructor. Many areas explained in a very easy to understand manner. Michele’s class was highly recommended to me.
Suzanne Aiello, RN, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, Brookhaven, NY

Michele’s program is taught at the appropriate level for healthcare professionals. It is the best program I have attended for ACLS recertification.
Dr. Edward Sceppa, NAPA, North Shore LIJ, Manhasset, NY

Michele’s program has an excellent presentation and an enjoyable format. Her program is interactive and an excellent discussion that can’t be offered by a computer-based program.
Dr. Paul Epstein, NAPA, North Shore LIJ, Manhasset, NY

Michele’s program is to the point, well run, and a good review.
Dr. Fariba Faghig, NAPA, North Shore LIJ, Manhasset, NY

I liked the appropriate real-life medical scenarios.
Dr. Alan Strobel, North Shore LIJ, Manhasset, NY

I liked Michele’s interaction with the staff.
Dr. Ignat Bashkirov, North Shore LIJ, Manhasset, NY

A very thorough review.
Robert Weber, North Shore LIJ, Manhasset, NY

Excellent explanations.
Dr. Bruce Hammerschlag, North Shore LIJ, Manhasset, NY

Excellent presentation; very informative and fun.
Dr. Alan Rachleff, North Shore LIJ, Manhasset, NY

I will call Michele and her team every time. They touch on every point. They are an organized and up-to-date team.
Dr. Perry Gould, Gastroenterology Associates, Garden City, NY

I like the hands-on teaching.
Dr. Robert Bartolomeo, Gastroenterology Associates, Garden City, NY

It is always a pleasure – I remember all the algorithms because of the tools we are taught in class by Michele.
Susan Entenmann-DeMeo, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY

Michele has simplified the critical care arena of learning and retaining information. This is my 10th class of ACLS, and the information was the best.
Deanna Murray, Independent Group Home Living, Manorville, NY

I like that the class was presented with humor and reinforced with real-life stories.
Theresa Filippone Highman, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

I attended Michele’s class to obtain my ACLS certificate and to have a great time doing so! Michele’s class is a very relaxed environment with friends and food.
Arlene Hartung, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

I liked the hands-on-techniques; the pleasant surroundings; and the good hand-out with key things to remember. Michele is very knowledgeable and explains all things with a straight-forward approach.
Kathleen Bamber, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

I liked the casual yet informative approach and stress-free environment; The questions were answered readily and good examples provided.
Fran Hawthorne, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown, NY

Michele was captivating and motivating; she simplifies the thought process for easy remembering; the videos were very good – especially for visual learners like me.
Nancy Hoffman, Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, NY

I just took Michele’s class for the third time. I always learn something new. She is very entertaining. Also has great ways to help me remember the information.
Mary Weiss, Southampton Hospital

I attended Michele’s class to learn more about cardiac arrhythmias and attend the medical emergency codes. Michele’s class helped me to understand many things and provided lots of new information. Michele made the class very interesting. Michele’s organized way of teaching made the class perfect.
Shiny Mary Easo, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

I attended Michele’s class previously and found it very informative to better understand what other members of the Code Team were responsible to do. I also like the informality of the presentations.
Kathleen Herron, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center, Smithtown, NY

I liked everything about Michele’s program. It was a great presentation. Michele is very knowledgeable and very good at communicating; she has a great sense of humor which certainly helps make a stressful situation a learnable one. Thanks.
Alison Snowden, Brookhaven Memorial Hospital, Brookhaven, NY

I liked the ease at which the program was taught. Subjects are broken down and explained in their simplest form. I wouldn’t change a thing about the program. The AHA-ECC book tends to be a little confusing.
Lisa Winston, Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip, NY

There was ample time to ask questions and obtain clarification if needed. Michele has a good sense of humor.
Catherine Fasano, Northport VA Medical Center, Northport, NY

I like that Michele’s class is very thorough and concise and Michele is very prepared and up to date on all the new changes. I’ve attended Michele’s class before and I found it to be very thorough.
Cecilia Block, RN, Pro Health Ambulatory Surgery Center

Michele’s teaching was clear and concise; she has a great sense of humor; I felt at ease, and as a result, I feel that I learned vital information that I can use in a professional setting.
Eileen McGee-Campbell, N. Shore Surgi Center

I learned more with Michele’s course than other courses I’ve taken. She has a lively and positive attitude, and good memorization techniques.
Deborah Scudder-Waddell

Michele’s humor is the best tool to impart knowledge; Michele rules: please don’t retire before I do.
Rachelle Psaris

Very relaxed learning environment; very informative; I learn something new each time I take Michele’s class.
Maryann Vita

I always learn so much from Michele; Her class is informative and great; I have never met anyone smarter.
Lisa Rose

Great new guidelines. Michele was terrific as always.
Sharon Merritt

Michele is just great; she makes you feel at ease.
Mary Lodato

I heard about Michele’s classes at one of the hospitals that I work at. I liked that Michele’s program is informal and that you don’t spend hours being intimidated.
Jennie Blaha

Michele was very friendly and courteous; very knowledgeable and willing to help us understand; she explained as needed.
Kelly Leon

Very good learning atmosphere; very informative; low anxiety; I learned a lot. Finally a smart nurse who is like we are. Great food and munchies too.
Joan Caramante

Michele has a great personality and is very knowledgeable. The group interaction was great and Michele’s approach to the program was great. She is fabulous. The learning environment was very comfortable and conducive to learning.
Carlie Flores

Michele’s class is very informative in a non-threatening way. Michele is very knowledgeable and uses input from the students – which adds interest.
Jill Feldman

I liked the way Michele was able to convey all the rhythms and algorithms in a hands-on way. Michele has a concise method of teaching – very clear examples.
Laura Vinci

I really liked the atmosphere of the class. Everything about Michele’s program was great. Michele is amazing and so knowledgeable; I feel that I learn so much from Michele’s program, and every time I take it I learn something new.
Patricia Barcia

With Michele’s class I learn the material and enjoy doing it. I don’t get apprehensive. Michele is an excellent superior instructor. She presents the material so it is easily understood.
Nancy Keith

Michele’s lectures keep you interested.
Dawn Siragusa

I liked the class atmosphere; and the reinforcement of important information; and the pneumonics. The class was a perfect mixture of knowledge and humor. The class was perfect; relaxed friendly and atmosphere; Felt like I’ve been here before.
Jeraldine Giusto

Michele’s class was very interesting and entertaining. The presentation of the information was excellent. I had a great experience and will highly recommend this course to all of my RN friends.
Christine Murphy

I was very nervous prior to coming to class. I didn’t know what to expect. All the info seemed overwhelming. Being here with Michele was very relaxing and comfortable. Michele explained everything in a fun way – in a way one can remember the material. She is funny, smart, and memorable. Lots of great hospitality – Christine did a great job – the food was great.
Julie Baricevac

Michele covered everything in a simple and comprehensive manner. She highlighted the info that was important to know. Michele is an excellent and entertaining speaker, and very knowledgeable.
Clare Balthazar

I learn something new every time I take Michele’s class. Michele makes it a pleasure to learn and understand ACLS.
Barbara Silva

I like the real-live examples Michele uses in her presentation. This is the best class I have ever taken.
John Fredriksen

Michele’s presentations are presented in a very relaxed atmosphere, which is very conductive to learning.
Patricia Keys

Michele takes the time to explain everything we needed. Use of video and being able to ask questions was one of the best parts about this program.
Carol-Lynne O’Prey

Michele made ACLS and BCLS easy to understand.
Bridget Laszlo

Professor Michele has high quality teaching skills. Her class was a great experience.
Rita Sanchez

Michele’s program was fun, very knowledgeable, and less stressful; I heard very good opinions about Michele’s program from my friends. I liked the program.
Somy Toms

Michele’s class has humor, hospitality, thoroughness of learning objectives, and of course great food.
Susan Schindler

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Michele’s class is given in a relaxing atmosphere; given at convenient times; and in a convenient location. I couldn’t have asked for more.
Lisa Endee

Michele’s class has no stress, is fun, and has a relaxed environment.
Kristen Dudek

The best part about Michele’s class is the comfortable atmosphere and humor that is incorporated into the class.
Elizabeth Severin

Michele is educational, without the stress.
Theresa Sheehan

Michele really keeps you interested. The best part of the program was the hands-on aspect, and Michele’s humor.
Dawn Rose

Michele is an excellent instructor, very knowledgeable, and funny too.
Laura Rosenberg

Michele’s classes are so well presented; and not intimidating at all.
Laura Finazzo

Michele’s teaching methods encourage memorization and learning.
Camille Colletti

Michele’s class is a well-run program. She answered our questions thoroughly.
Elayne Gould

Michele makes the material easy to understand, has excellent interaction with the nurses, and is a wonderful instructor.
Patricia Presta

I took Michele’s ACLS and BCLS class because it is the best offered in the USA. Michele has the ability to make the material informative and entertaining. Christine was very hospitable and made scheduling very easy. I appreciate her being so accommodating.
Martha Heins

Michele makes learning fun.
Camille Colletti

Michele is the best reason to take ACLS.
Rick Weirzbicki

Michele has very effective teaching strategies and is a very knowledgeable instructor. She demonstrated effective teaching skills and has extensive knowledge and expertise in the subject. The learning environment is very relaxed. Christine does an excellent job in coordinating the program. I would be interested in attending future programs.
Maria Dolce

Michele was very informative, and the slides were very helpful.
Danielle Ambrosio

Michele made the material enjoyable, and she was very informative.
Noell Palmieri

Michele’s classes are done in a relaxed atmosphere – and very entertaining – despite the subject matter.
Maureen Sutor

Michele’s ACLS course is the best, and stress free.
Audrey Lavigne

Michele makes the heart-blocks so easy to understand. This is the first time I really understand them and will be able to remember them.
Nursing Student

I took Michele’s class because she was very highly recommended by other nurses in my hospital.
Nursing Student, Nassau Community Hospital, Garden City, NY

As the nurse manager of my unit, I feel that we must be the best we can be – for the sake of our patients and for our careers. I must tell you that taking the class with Michele carries weight in our medical community. Every nurse in my hospital knows about Michele and what a great teaching job she does. Michele is truly a nurse’s nurse. I admire what she does, and how she does it. As a nurse manager, I am very happy to know that Michele is training my nurses, and that she is just a phone call away.
Nursing Manager at a very large hospital on Long Island, NY

Thanks again for the great class. You are very good at explaining the material covered. I hope one day to be an instructor myself.
Grace Keller, RN

Just wanted to thank you. Your classes are awesome and I actually look forward to seeing you every 2 years. Keep up the good work.
Kim DiSanti, RN

I have taken both ACLS and PALS with Michele. She is a wonderful instructor who brings both a wealth of experience and knowledge to each class. The material is presented in a clear, professional, incredibly stress-free environment with just enough comic relief to keep things interesting. Please know that, as much as I hope and pray I never have to use what you have taught me, I am glad that you’re there to teach it. Florence Nightingale has nothing on you.
Gail Carr, RN

Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts, wisdom, and time. You make learning so easy and comfortable!
Linda Beldy, RN

Thank you so much for your hospitality and sharing of knowledge. I have taken ACLS for years and feel I learned the most in the few hours I spent with you.
Alice Mohlenhoff, RN

Professor Kunz knows how to teach tough topics in a very interesting and fun way that she makes it easy to learn.
Nursing Student at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, NY

Michele is the ‘ultimate nursing coach’ for that special breed of people who provide health-care for the sick.
Nursing Student at Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY

Michele has been an enormous source of strength and insight for me both personally and professionally.
Nursing Student at Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY

Michele really knows her stuff. She is the Dr. Ruth of nursing.
Nursing Student at Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY

Michele is the best mentor any nurse could hope to meet. She has so many years of experience and is so knowledgeable it is a pleasure to listen to her. She taught me how to be a better nurse. I hope my career can be as successful as Michele’s.
Lucia Florio, LPN

Michele is the most knowledgeable and interesting nursing teacher I have ever had the pleasure of learning from.
Nursing Student at Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY

Michele is the best coach a nurse could hope to have.
Nursing Student at Nassau Community College, Garden City, NY

I’ve been taking ACLS for fifteen years – this was the first time I could take it all in and really listen, laugh, and enjoy the experience.
Randi Johnson, RN

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