Certifications

First Aid/CPR/AED Certifications

About the Class

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).

Things to Know…
  • This course is offered in the blended learning format. You must complete an on-line training prior to attending the class. You will not be able to participate in the course if you do not complete the required training. 
  • No refunds or class schedules will be given due to failure to complete the pre-course work, for any reason.
  • Course registration closes 8 days before the course in order to ensure adequate time to complete the on-line training. 
  • You must have a valid email address on file in order to receive the on-line pre-course work and your certification. Before registering, please verify the email address on your account is the email address that you would like the on-line training to be sent to. 
  • Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.
  • This course does not include Basic Life Support (BLS) Training.

Cost:

VCU Students: $60
Rec Sports Members: $70
Non-members, including VCU Faculty/Staff and community: $80 

Classes are held at Cary Street Gym in the Wet Classroom (lower lever by the Aquatic Center).

Register for all Fall 2019 classes here.

2019 ARC FA/CPR/AED Class Schedule

DayDateTime
Wednesday October 9 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday  October 26 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday October 30 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday November 9 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday November 13 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday December 7 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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

For more information, contact Jenna Dillon at (804) 827-9999 or dillonj3@vcu.edu.

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