CPR/Heartsaver First Aid

Boston College EMS offers a variety of American Heart Association CPR classes classes not only to its members but to the entire university community. A list of upcoming scheduled classes are on the right, however if you, your club, or department would like to schedule a class, please feel free to contact the Community Education Coordinator at EagleEMSCommEd@gmail.com.

Fall 2014 Classes (please click on the date to go to that class' sign-up form):

Please register for a specific class using the above forms before submitting your payment. Payment for all FA and CPR classes can be done through this link. Please note we cannot offer refunds for these payments we receive.

All of the CPR on the dates listed will be the Healthcare Provider Class. If a group wishes to have the Heartsaver CPR & AED class taught, they should contact the Community Education Coordinator to organize it.

American Heart Association HCP CPR – Required of all Boston College EMS Members
Time: Various Times/Dates. Course is approximately 4 hours long

The BLS for Healthcare Providers Course (BCLS) covers core material such as adult and pediatric CPR (including two-rescuer scenarios and use off the bag mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, and automated external defibrillation. This course is designed for healthcare providers such as EMS personnel, physician assistants, doctors, dentists, and nurses, who must have a credential documenting successful completion of a CPR course, or to others, who wish to learn the most in-depth version of CPR available.

**This course satisfies the requirements for BC nursing students and Boston College EMS members.

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR & AED
Time: Various Times/Dates. Course is approximately 2.5 hours long

Depending on the exact course, Heartsaver CPR teachers CPR and the relief of chocking in adults, children, and infants, the use of barrier devices, and in some courses the use of an automated external defibrillator. This course is an intermediate CPR course, intended for those interested in learning CPR, want more then the family friends level, or need a certification card for a job/organization.

**This course DOES NOT satisfy the CPR requirements for BC nursing students or Boston College EMS Members

American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid
Time: Various Times/Dates. Course is approximately 4 hours long

Boston College EMS will be hosting Heartsaver First Aid classes this coming fall semester for $45. After a single 4-hour session, you can become certified in critical skills that are vital to responding to and managing an emergency. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, broken bones, shock, and other first aid emergencies. For more information on Heartsaver First Aid, please consult the American Heart Association website at: