If you are seeking certification to meet the requirements for an internship, student teaching assignment, or job YOU NEED TO CHECK WITH YOUR SUPERVISOR TO DETERMINE THE EXACT TYPE OF CERTIFICATION YOU NEED. These trainings are meant for individuals to use in the workplace and schools. They are basic courses and do not meet any type of advanced or professional rescuer type of credentialing.
These classes meet OSHA Guidelines for First Aid Programs and combine lecture with interactive video demonstrations featuring emergency scenarios that are likely to occur in a variety of environments. Hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills is the basis of these courses.
For the above classes, certification is awarded through the American Red Cross and is good for 2 years.
These classes are open to GVSU students, faculty and staff, and community.
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Combo Class **NEW BLENDED COURSE: Web-based and Classroom
This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants and meets OSHA/workplace requirements. The online portion of this 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. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion and must be taken on a Flash-enabled PC with a high speed Internet connection. Allow 2 hours 45 minutes to complete the online portion if you are new to First Aid/CPR/AED training or 55 minutes if you have previously received certification. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.
The Adult CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies for victims about 12 years and older. Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult CPR/AED valid for two years.
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
The Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches 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 and 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.
***For group registration please visit our service request form to submit a service request to Campus Recreation.
Click here for group CPR/FIRST AID request details.