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 continue offering modified classes and meetings as allowed by regulationsWe will be working to offer safe in-person classes/activities in accordance with all University regulations.  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 Spring of 2022 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 during the Spring of 2022 will be conducted using a new blended learning model.  Interested students will register using our registration website for an online multimedia module covering all the Stop the Bleed educational materials .

Following the completion of the internet 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, direct pressure, and wound packing.  Pre-registration is required for these sessions and should take approximately 10 minutes of your time.  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.  

We are strongly encouraging all students completing AHA BLS or Heartsaver CPR/AED courses to sign up for our discounted bundle to complete Stop the Bleed certification at the same time.  

To receive a certificate of completion from the Stop the Bleed campaign proof of your completion of the online program  must be provided and  you must attend and complete the hands-on skills.


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 Course for the foreseeable future.  We hope to return to offering this class when able.  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 each  semester.  Please watch your emails and social media for the latest updates. 

UConn Rescue 2nd Annual Emergency Care Conference
UConn Rescue is excited to be offering our 2nd Annual Emergency Care Conference on Saturday March 26th 2022.  We are working very hard with University Officials to continue the event as planned.  We are planning for this to be a blended conference with limited in person attendance (masking required) and unlimited virtual attendance via our online platform.  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 for the foreseeable future. We hope to return to offering these classes as requested by student organizations, departments and clubs on the regional campuses.  Reach out if interested in hosting a class.
 
We remain committed to the students, staff and faculty at each branch campus and are available as requested by student groups, departments, or other organizations at UConn branch campuses.