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American Red Cross

Group Fitness

Adult CPR/AED Certification

Les Mills BODYPUMP Initial Training

Adult CPR/AED Review

Yoga Foundations Specialty Certification

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)

 

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Healthcare Providers Certification

 

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Healthcare Providers Review

 

First Aid Certification

 

 

American Red Cross

Adult CPR/AED Certification

  • Tuesday, Jan. 30 OR Monday, March 19
  • 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • $60 (includes Adult Ready Reference Card and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

Training combines lecture, interactive video demonstrations featuring emergency scenarios that are likely to occur in a variety of environments and hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills. Participants learn how to perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults and learn how to use an AED (automatic external defibrillator). Certifications are valid for 2 years.

The class includes a copy of an Adult Ready Reference Card and certification.

Register at the Rec Center front desk. Class size is limited.

Adult CPR/AED Review

  • Tuesday, Feb. 6 OR Wednesday, March 14
  • 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • $45 (includes certificate only)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

An abbreviated Adult CPR/AED course that briefly reviews course information and allows the practice of skills and knowledge before testing. Participants MUST bring their current certification card to class for verification. Participants without a current card will not be allowed to write the examination. Certification is valid for two years.

No materials are provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own Adult Reference Ready Card.

Register at the Rec Center front desk. Class size is limited.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)

  • Sunday, March 11
  • 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
  • $75 (includes handbook, mask and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

Designed to train professionals to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child, and infant victims. Consistent with the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC, BLS is the foundational CPR/AED program typically required for healthcare providers and public safety professionals.

Through the use of lecture, skills demonstration and practice, case-based emergency response scenarios, and reflection and debriefing activities with a focus on team-based response, BLS builds the key critical thinking, problem-solving, and team dynamic skills that are needed to drive better patient outcomes. Certificates are valid for 2 years.

A 30-minute lunch break is included in the schedule.

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Healthcare Providers Certification

  • Saturday, April 14 OR Sunday, April 29
  • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • $100 (includes handbook, mask and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

Designed for individuals with a duty to respond to emergencies, this program combines discussions, video and hands-on training. The course also covers how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. Topics include primary assessment, ventilation, choking, CPR and use of an AED. Certifications are valid for 2 years.

A 30-minute lunch break is included in the schedule.

Register at the Rec Center front desk. Class size is limited.

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers & Healthcare Providers Review

  • Monday, April 16 OR Wednesday, May 2
  • 5:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • $75 (includes certificate only)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

An abbreviated CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers course that briefly reviews course information and allows the practice of skills before testing. To be eligible to participate in a review course, participants must have successfully completed prior training.

Participants MUST bring their current certification card to class for verification. Participants without a current card will not be allowed to write the examination. Certifications are valid for 2 years.

No materials are provided. Participants should bring their own handbook and breathing barrier to class.

Register at the Rec Center front desk. Class size is limited.

First Aid Certification

  • Monday, Feb. 5
  • 5:30 – 9 p.m.
  • $60 (includes Adult Ready Reference Card and certificate)
  • Rec Center, EG-18

Participants learn to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies, such as burns, cuts and scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck and back injuries, and heat and cold emergencies. Certification is valid for two years.

The class includes a copy of an Adult Ready Reference Card and certification.

Register at the Rec Center front desk. Class size is limited.


 

Group Fitness Specialty Certifications 

Les Mills BODYPUMP™ Initial Training

  • Feb. 24 & 25
  • 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. both days
  • $290
  • Rec Center, EG-106

This program-specific workshop will set you up with the tools you need to become a certified LES MILLS BODYPUMP instructor. You'll receive the latest program release, program manuals and hands-on guidance from a certified national trainer. Using a light to moderate weighted barbell and lots of repetition, BODYPUMP gives you a total body workout. Instructors will coach their class through the scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement and motivation, all set to great music.

Register*: http://bit.ly/BodypumpBU (must have or create an account to register)

Questions? Contact Patti Dowd.

*Staff should use code UNIV150; you will need to create an affiliation with your facility with acceptance and wait 24 hours before trying to use it.

Yoga Foundations Specialty Certification

  • April 14 & April 15
  • 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. both days
  • $399 or $349 with the early bird discount
  • Rec Center, EG-24

Intensive, two-day training provides hands-on experience in teaching beginner yoga formats focused on alignment, safety, variations and breathing techniques.

Key topics:

  • An in-depth breakdown of 20 basic yoga poses
  • Basic Pranayama (breathing)
  • The 8 limbs of yoga
  • Anatomy and physiology of the nervous and respiratory system
  • Basic principles of teaching asana (Tell, Show, Do)
  • Motivational and inspirational cueing

Yoga Foundations can be taken as a stand-alone certification to teach yoga classes and/or can be taken as the first course working toward the advanced 200 Hour Yoga Program.

Continuing Education Credits: ACE 2.0, AFAA 15, NASM 1.5, NETA 20

Register at neta@netafit.org. Staff may call Customer Service at 800-237-6242 to register.

Questions? Contact Patti Dowd.


Please Note:

  1. In order to participate in a fee-based Specialty Wellness Program, participants must register in advance. No registrations will be taken at the time of the program, or at the program location.
  2. Students, faculty, staff and Rec members MUST have a current University or Rec ID card to enter the Rec center. All others will be issued a card for facility entrance.
  3. Programs are filled on a first come, first served basis. Most programs have a minimum and maximum occupancy. Programs may fill quickly, so please register early. Some programs have a registration date cut off as well. No one will be allowed to register after the cut-off date.
  4. No Day Passes or Week Passes are available for these programs.
  5. Parking on campus requires a permit or use of a metered spot.  Participants without a parking permit will be issued a pass valid during class time only.
  6. Individuals must register in person at the Rec Center Front Desk unless otherwise noted. Please call 777-PLAY for more information. 

Last Updated: 1/23/18