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CPR/First Aid

The RUES Training Bureau provides CPR and First Aid training for the general public and health care professionals. As an American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center*, courses adhere to the strictest standards and provide participants with the instruction and skills practice required by the latest AHA guidelines. The courses below are open to everyone with an interest in them and can be offered at alternate locations upon request. If you would like to schedule a group course, please email training@aps.rutgers.edu or call 848-932-4875.

 

Location:
All courses will be held at the Rutgers Public Safety Building located at 55 Commercial Avenue, New Brunswick, New Jersey unless otherwise noted on the registration page. Parking is available in the deck adjacent to the building and the entrance is located on Elijah's Way off of Neilson Street. All University parking rules apply. Please visit RUDOTS for details. One-day visitor permits will be available for anyone not affiliated with the University.

Course Payment:
Course fees include instruction, textbooks and all training materials, unless otherwise stated. Participants are expected to pay by cash or check (made payable to "Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey") at the time of the course unless other arrangements are made in advance for billing via purchase order.

Participant Confirmation & Cancellation Notice:
Participants that submit their registration via the link above will receive an e-mail confirmation within a few minutes of submission. If you did not receive the message or encountered problems, please e-mail training@aps.rutgers.edu for assistance.

IMPORTANT:
RUES requests all participants to provide notice of cancellation at least 72 hours prior to course via e-mail at training@aps.rutgers.edu.

Course Cancellation Notice:
Rutgers University Emergency Services reserves the right to cancel courses with less than three confirmed participants and will provide notice to registered participants at least 48 hours in advance of the course. All attempts will be made to reschedule another session based on participant's preferences.
Contact Information

For an Emergency
(Police, Fire, Medical)

Dial 9-1-1

Emergency Numbers
From a University Phone

Obtain an outside line, then dial 9-1-1

Non-Emergency Numbers
Rutgers University-Camden
856-225-6111
Biomedical and Health Sciences at Newark
973-972-4491
Rutgers University-Newark
973-353-5111
Rutgers University-New Brunswick
732-932-7211

Get Emergency Alerts on Your Cell Phone
During emergencies, accurate information is important. Rutgers students, faculty and staff can receive up-to-date information conveniently via cell phone text message. To register, update your emergency-notification information (NetID Required).

Program the Alternate
Public Safety Numbers into Your Cellular Phone

Download a Printable Roster

BLS for Healthcare Provider

Designed for practitioners whose primary work environment is in a clinical setting or those providing direct patient care. This is the most comprehensive credential, and it is often a prerequisite for advanced training courses. Suggested participants include: physicians, dentists, nurses, paramedics, EMTs, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, medical or nursing assistants and other allied health professionals. A two year certification card is issued after the successful completion of this course.

For renewal courses include a copy of your current healthcare provider card with registration

Course Length
Initial = 4.5 - 6 hours
Renewal = 2 - 4 hours

COSTS
Initial = $80 ($75 for Rutgers Student/Faculty/Staff/Alumni with valid ID)
Renewal = $65.00 ($60 for Rutgers Student/Faculty/Staff/Alumni with valid ID)

To check for course dates, please click here

If you have completed the eLearning AHA Part 1 portion of this course, please contact us at training@aps.rutgers.edu or  848-932-4875 to schedule an appointment to complete parts 2 and 3.

Heartsaver CPR AED

The Heartsaver AED Course teaches CPR, AED use, relief of choking in adults and children, and infant CPR and relief of choking, and use of barrier devices for all ages. Intended for all lay responders including firefighters, police, airline personnel, security guards, employees in the workplace, family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death, other lay rescuers who may have a need to respond to an emergency.

***NOTE: this course is generally NOT recommended or accepted for hospital/healthcare setting jobs or other medical professions. Please see the BLS for Healthcare Provider Course.

Course Length
3.5 hours

COST
$55 ($50 for for Rutgers Student/Faculty/Staff/Alumni with valid ID)

To check for course dates, please click here

If you have completed the eLearning AHA Part 1 portion of this course, please contact us at training@aps.rutgers.edu or 848-932-4875 to schedule an appointment to complete parts 2 and 3.

Heartsaver First Aid

Heartsaver First Aid (General Principles, Medical Emergencies, and Injury Emergencies) and Environmental Emergencies. Designed specifically for the general public and lay rescuers. Provides basic information and practical skills for use at home or the workplace. An excellent course for workplace safety teams, security guards, day care staff, teachers, coaches, babysitters, civic groups, church organizations, etc. A two year certification card is issued after the successful completion of a Heartsaver First Aid Course.

Course Length
3.5 hours

COST
$50.00 ($45 for for Rutgers Student/Faculty/Staff/Alumni with valid ID)


To check for course dates, please click here

Please note that registering for both Heartsaver AED and First Aid on the same day will offer a discounted rate of $80 ($75 for Rutgers Students/Faculty/Staff/Alumni with valid ID) for both courses.


If you have completed the eLearning AHA Part 1 portion of this course, please contact us at training@aps.rutgers.edu or 848-932-4875 to schedule an appointment to complete parts 2 and 3.

CPR for Family & Friends

A course for the general public-parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts/uncles, friends, neighbors, babysitters, co-workers. Both the Adult/Child and Infant CPR will be covered. This is not a credentialing course and does not issue a course completion or certification card.

Intended for all lay rescuers such as school children, family members of patients at risk for sudden cardiac death, and other laypersons who want to learn rescue skills for loved ones.

Course Length
1.5 - 2.5 hours

COST
$35.00 ($30 for for Rutgers Student/Faculty/Staff/Alumni with valid ID)

If you would like to request a specific date for a group, please email training@aps.rutgers.edu or call 848-932-4875.

* The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent outside course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for the AHA course material, do not represent income to the AHA.