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. See our COVID-19 Info Page for the latest.
UConn Rescue Training Program
UConn Rescue is a student organization of students involved in or interested in emergency medical services at the University of Connecticut. We routinely offer public training classes which you can register for below.
Registration for FALL 2020 classes is CLOSED
(Registration for classes will be available in August 2020)
Each class will not allow registration once full, or within 1 hour from the start time of the class. Classes will appear as full ("registrations are closed") until registration opens.
Wondering which class you should take?
Stop the Bleed: Bleeding Control Basics Course
Take this class to learn the basics of stopping life threatening bleeding. This is a free class and the certification is good for life. No medical training or experience necessary.
Learn more here: www.bleedingcontrol.org
Basic Life Support For Healthcare Providers CPR/AED
Take this class if you require CPR/AED certification for your employment in the healthcare field or involving patient care. This class is for initial certification (never taken a class before). It does require the completion of a 25 question multiple choice exam. This is the required class by the UConn School of Nursing.
Basic Life Support For Healthcare Providers CPR/AED Renewal
Take this class if you are previously certified with healthcare provider CPR/AED and you are due to expire or have expired within the past year. This is not the class to take if you have never taken a healthcare provider CPR/AED class previously. This is the required class for the UConn School of Nursing, so long as you have taken the BLS class previously and this is not your initial attempt at the class.
Heartsaver CPR/AED Class
Take this class if you require CPR/AED certification for your employment or for your general knowledge. If your employment is in a healthcare setting then you should consider the Basic Life Support For Healthcare Providers CPR/AED class. This class is for initial certification (never taken a class before) and also for recertification (renewing your certification).
Heartsaver First Aid (No CPR/AED) Class
Take this class if you require First Aid certification for your job or for your general knowledge. This class does not cover CPR/AED topics, that is covered in a separate class. This class is for initial certification (never taken a class before) and also for recertification (renewing your certification).
Additional questions, comments, or concerns should be directed to the UConn Rescue Training Coordinator at: or at 860-420-2988.
Took a class?
Make sure to claim your certification that arrives by automated AHA email shortly after the class. View the video at the link below about how to claim your card.
Can't find the AHA email?
If you have completed a class and are not receiving emails from the AHA to claim their eCards, there’s an alternative method for claiming.
You can now claim your eCards by going to www.heart.org/cpr/mycards, and entering your First Name, Last Name, and Email Address.
Please note that the information must be the same as the information provided in your Eventbrite online registration.
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