A class for you
Whether you’re trying to learn first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for the first time, maintain a professional certification, meet a job requirement, or become an instructor, we offer a class that fits your needs.
In Spring 2021, the CPR and First Aid Classes will be offered to current BU students, faculty, and staff only.
Basic First Aid
Learn the basic treatments for a variety of injuries and sudden illnesses. Topics include bandaging, splinting, and wound care. Those who pass a written and practical exam will receive a two-year First Aid certification.
This course trains students in the lifesaving skills used in respiratory and cardiac emergencies. CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for adults, children, and infants is covered in lectures and then reinforced through practice. Those who pass a written and practical exam will receive certification in Layperson CPR for two years.
Healthcare Provider CPR
Students learn cardiopulmonary CPR for adults, children, and infants, as well as more advanced techniques for special rescue situations related to the healthcare industry. Students who complete course requirements will receive a two-year certification in Healthcare Provider CPR.
Wilderness First Aid
An intermediate first aid course for anyone who spends work or leisure time where medical care is an hour or more away. Students will learn how to recognize and treat illness and injuries encountered in remote locations. Those who complete course requirements will receive a two-year certification in Wilderness First Aid. Prerequisite: Adult CPR certification or equivalent.
Pet CPR & First Aid
This course trains individuals in the skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care in pet emergencies. Topics include choking, medical emergencies, and care for injuries.
CPR & First Aid Instructor
This class certifies individuals to teach Adult, Child, and Infant CPR with AED, as well as Basic First Aid. Prerequisite: Community CPR, AED, and First Aid Certification.