UConn Rescue Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautions

UConn Rescue is working hard to comply with all state, federal, local regulations and is following guidance from he University of Connecticut and the Department of Defense.  We will begin offering modified classes and meetings in September 2020. We will be working to offer safe in-person classes/activities in accordance with the University re-opening plan.  These plans are always subject to change in accordance with various directives and regulations.  Thank you for your continued understanding. 

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AHA CPR/AED Classes

All American Heart Association CPR/AED Instruction offered by UConn Rescue during the remainder of 2020 will be conducted using blended learning options approved by the AHA.  These options allow students to complete the majority of the didactic coursework and material electronically at home and attend a 30 minute in-person hands-on skills practice and testing with our instructors.

These skills testing sessions will be social distanced, one-on-one with instructor and student, all parties wearing masks, equipment disinfected between every use, and with the option to not complete pocket mask ventilations.  

These offerings will be available for both AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) CPR/AED and Heartsaver CPR/AED with Optional Child/Infant Modules.

More details are available on our registration website at the link below.

Stop the Bleed Classes

All Stop the Bleed education conducted by UConn Rescue through the end 2020 will be conducted using a new blended learning model.  Interested students will register using our registration website for a free, 1 hour online lecture covering all the Stop the Bleed educational materials with our instructions with the ability to interact live and ask questions.  

Following the completion of the Zoom class there will be in-person times on the Storrs Campus where students, once having completed the Zoom class, can come to safely practice the hands-on skills of tourniquet application and wound packing.  These sessions will be on a drop-in basis, with no scheduling required.  The hands-on portion will take approximately 10 minutes of your time and you will be required to wear a mask, all instruction will be one on one with our instructors, gloves will be worn and all equipment will be cleaned between uses.  

To receive a certificate of completion from the Stop the Bleed campaign your attendance at both the online Zoom class and completing the hands-on skills is required for your certificate to be issued to you.  

More details are available on our registration website at the link below.

AHA Heartsaver First Aid Classes

UConn Rescue regrets to inform everyone that we will be unable to offer the AHA Heartsaver First Aid Courses during the remainder of 2020.  We hope to return to offering this class during the Spring of 2021.  Stay tuned for more details.  

UConn Rescue Member Meetings/CEU Class​es

UConn Rescue is committed to our members and providing high-quality, informative and fun meetings.  The Executive Board continues to work on finding potential virtual and in-person opportunities for the Fall 2020 semester.  Please watch your emails and social media for the latest updates as plans progress. 

UConn Rescue 1st Annual Emergency Care Conference

UConn Rescue is excited to be offering our 1st Annual Emergency Care Conference on Saturday September 12th.  We are working very hard with University Officials to continue the event as planned.  Unfortunately as of August 7th, out of an overabundance of caution, the University has decided to move the event to a virtual setting, with no in-person attendance.  Please visit our conference page for the full COVID-19 precautions for the conference.  

UConn Rescue Branch Campus Classes

UConn Rescue regrets to inform everyone that we will be unable to offer instructional classes in-person at any of UConn's regional campuses during the remainder of 2020.  We hope to return to offering these classes during the Spring of 2021.  Stay tuned for more details.  

 

We remain committed to the students, staff and faculty at each branch campus and are available for virtual education as requested by student groups, departments, or other organizations at UConn branch campuses.