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American Red Cross Health & Safety Program

Health & Safety courses will not be offered during the Fall 2020 semester.

Health & Safety courses are available to current UNCW students, faculty, staff, and dependents.

 

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers

Certificate Issued: CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers

Length of Certification: 2 Years

Full Course

Course Length: 5.5 Hours
Prerequisites: None

 

Purpose -The purpose of the American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers course is to train professional-level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. This program is offered in both traditional instructor-led and blended learning delivery types.

Re-certification Course

Course Length: 2-3 Hours
Prerequisites: Must possess a current CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer Certification (or the equivalent).

 

Purpose - The purpose of a review course is to give individuals the opportunity to review the course content within a formal class setting. The format optimizes a participant's ability to successfully complete the knowledge and skills evaluations. The responsibility for preparing for the final written exam is shared by the instructor and the participant.

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

Certificate Issued: Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
Length of Certification: 2 Years

Full Course

Course Length: 5.5 Hours
Prerequisites: None

 

Purpose - The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.


Re-certification Course

Course Length: 2-3 Hours
Prerequisites: Must possess a current Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Certification (or the equivalent).

 

Purpose - The purpose of a review course is to give individuals the opportunity to review the course content within a formal class setting. The format optimizes a participant's ability to successfully complete the knowledge and skills tests. The responsibility for preparing for the written exam (if requested or required by an employer or state or local regulations) is shared by the instructor and participant.

Lifeguarding Certification

Certificate Issued: Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED
Length of Certification: 2 Years

Full Course

Course Length: 25 Hours
Prerequisites:

  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of this course.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using the front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles may be used.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. The face may be in or out of the water. Swim goggles are not allowed.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath. Candidates should not swim the distance under water.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps

 

Purpose - The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Re-certification Course

Course Length: 12 Hours
Prerequisites: Must possess a current Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED Certification (or the equivalent).

 

 

Purpose - The purpose of a review course is to give individuals the opportunity to review the course content within a formal course setting. The review course format optimizes a participant's ability to successfully complete the knowledge and skills evaluations. The responsibility for preparing for the final written exam is shared by the instructor and the participant.

Health and Safety Enrollment Policy

The minimum enrollment for each course is 5, and maximum enrollment for each course is 15 individuals. We reserve the right to cancel any class that does not meet the minimum enrollment requirement.

Fee Structure

Lifeguarding Training

  • Full Course
    • Students - $180.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff Member - $240.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff/Student Dependent - $240.00 Per Course
    • Member - $240.00 Per Course
  • Re-certification Course
    • Students - $75.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff Member - $125.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff/Student Dependent - $125.00 Per Course
    • Member - $125.00 Per Course

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers

  • Full Course
    • Students - $40.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff Member - $85.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff/Student Dependent - $85.00 Per Course
    • Member - $85.00 Per Course
  • Re-certification Course
    • Students - $30.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff Member - $60.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff/Student Dependent - $60.00 Per Course
    • Member - $60.00 Per Course

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

  • Full Course
    • Students - $40.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff Member - $85.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff/Student Dependent - $85.00 Per Course
    • Member - $85.00 Per Course
  • Re-certification Course
    • Students - $30.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff Member - $60.00 Per Course
    • Faculty/Staff/Student Dependent - $60.00 Per Course
    • Member - $60.00 Per Course