certifications

Certifications

First Aid/CPR/AED Certifications

Register for all American Red Cross FA/CPR/AED classes at Cary Street Gym service desk or through MyRecSports.

All classes are held at Cary Street Gym in the Wet Classroom (lower lever by the Aquatic Center). Open to VCU Students, Rec Sports members, and the community.

The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED blended course incorporates the latest science, teaching students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies. The blended course features award-winning simulation learning – an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting – which will prepare you for the instructor-led classroom skill session.

You will learn how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age).

Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years. Please dress in comfortable clothes as skills are performed on the floor. 

Spring 2017 Blended Course schedule and registration

Individuals needing Lifeguard certification or to recertify Lifeguard Training, CPR/AED or First Aid for Lifeguards click here.