American Red Cross Health & Safety Classes
Spring Semester Courses
Registration opened on December 14th for all Health and Safety Courses!
Lay Responder Classes
CPR/AED (Adult, Child, & Infant) [Stand Alone Course]
Thursday & Friday 5:30-9:30pm
Instructor Level Classes
Purpose: The American Red Cross CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac and breathing. This course will teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive.
Purpose: The American Red Cross First Aid program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to first aid emergencies. This course will teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive.
Purpose:The purpose of the instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach the Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Waterfront Skills, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Blood borne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission courses and/or modules. Instructor candidates will also become familiar with Junior Lifeguarding, Lifeguard Management, and Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Basic Water Rescue.
Purpose:The purpose of the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach courses and presentation in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety Program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants progress.
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.
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.
Health and Safety Course Information
Please register online. You have the option to pay online or in person at 142 McComas Hall with cash, credit cards, or checks prior to the class. Please make checks payable to: Treasurer of Virginia Tech
Health and Safety classes with fewer than six participants will be cancelled and participants will recieve a full refund for the class.
Class Accomodations and/or Special Needs
Please contact Gabby Marquez, Assistant Director of Aquatics and Instructional Programs at email@example.com or (540) 231-9917 for assistance with your needs.