Private classes available for groups of 6-12
Who: Classes are open to all URI students, staff, and faculty including the community.
How: Register at URI Health Ed Office. (Lower Level of Health Services) Any questions? Call 874-5954
Where: URI EMS Building at the corner of Tootell (formerly Plains) and Flagg Road
Fees: CPR – $40 Cash or Check
*PREPAYMENT IS REQUIRED (College of Nursing is Exempt)
First Aid: By appointment
Classes limited to 12 people.
BLS for Health Care Providers (adult/child/infant/and AED)
People who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. Examples: Nurses, pharmacists, physician’s assistants, EMT’s dental assistants, and other allied health personnel.
CPR and rescue breathing for victims of all ages including ventilation with barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen, use of automated external defibrillator (AED) and relieving choking victims (foreign body airway obstruction).
Adult, Child, Infant, and AED: 4 Hours (approx.)
Written and practical examination.
Issued a 2-year certification card.
Heartsaver CPR (HS) (Adult and/or child and infant)
Lay responders. Any lay responders who are serving as rescuers as part of their jobs with the option of having an AED component. Examples: Police, lifeguards, firefighters, security personnel, and office workers.
Trained to perform CPR relief of choking victims and rescue breathing. Also trained in barrier devices and prevention of infectious diseases.
Written and practical examination
Issued a 2-year certification card
Those who wish to learn what to do during an emergency. This course is designed for people to become better educated on what to do when emergencies arise.
- General Principles
- Medical Emergencies
- Breathing Problems
- Allergic Reactions
- Heart Attack
- Injury Emergencies
- Visible and Internal Bleeding
- Head and Spine Injuries
- Bone, joint, and muscle injuries
- Environmental Emergencies
- Bites and Stings
- Cold and heat related emergencies
- Poisoning Emergencies
- Optional CPR and AED
3 – 4 Hours
Issued a 2-year certification card for First Aid