Certifications

We partner with certified professionals who are leaders in their field and have a passion for teaching. Whether you are needing CPR and First Aid for employment, are looking to develop professionally through our Emergency Medical Technician training, or would like to become a leader in the backcountry with our Wilderness First Responder course, we can help you achieve your goals.

 

Climbing Wall Instructor

March 28 - 30
This course is taught by an American Mountain Guides Association instructor and addresses the basic technical skills necessary to manage an instructional program at a climbing facility. It aims to increase the level of professionalism in indoor climbing and to improve the level of climbing wall instruction, to develop a more consistent standard for climbing instructors, to evaluate the skills of climbing instructors, and to provide guidance for further professional development. The course length is a minimum of 20 hours of instruction, skills demonstration, and evaluation, typically run over 2.5 days. Certification and AMGA membership lasts for three years. For more information visit http://amga.com/climbing-wall-instructor/. More details coming soon!

Wilderness First Aid/Wilderness First Responder Recertification with WMI of NOLS

April 11 - 12
This two-day course covers the basics of emergency care with an emphasis on extended care situations (more than one hour from more advanced medical assistance). A Wilderness First Aid certification card is awarded upon completion of the class. In order to recertify Wilderness First Responder through this WFA course, students must have a current WFR certification from WMI, SOLO, NOLS, WMA or WPT. Please check your WFR certification closely. CPR is not included. For more information please visit http://www.nols.edu/wmi/courses/wildfirstaid.shtml.
Program Fee: 
$170 HSU Students • $190 All Others
Day and Time: 
Saturday & Sunday • 8:00 AM
Location: 
HSU Campus • Nelson Hall East 102 • Goodwin Forum
Early Bird Discount: 
A discount of $5 will be given for those who register before March 3.
Registration Deadline: 
March 14 • unless spaces are not filled

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

April 11
This six-hour course is the highest level of CPR offered and is designed for first responders and health-care professionals to help care for victims in the event of an emergency. The course contents include recognizing an emergency, legal obligations, preventing disease transmission, working with different breathing barriers for resuscitation, and learning how to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies. Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will receive a certificate in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.
Program Fee: 
$70 HSU Students • $85 All Others
Day and Time: 
Saturday • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center Lounge

Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED

April 12
This five-hour course is designed to focus on the three levels of CPR and AED. Course contents include how to recognize an emergency, preventing disease transmission, and learning to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants. Upon successful completion of this course, the participant will receive a certification in Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED.
 
Program Fee: 
$65 HSU Students • $80 All Others
Day and Time: 
Sunday • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation & Wellness Center Lounge

First Aid and Adult CPR/AED

April 18
This five hour course gives individuals in the work-place the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive. The course contents include how to recognize an emergency, learning how to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults, and how to deal with sudden illnesses, wounds, and injuries to muscles, bones, and joints. Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive certification in First Aid and Adult CPR/AED.
 
Program Fee: 
$65 HSU Students • $80 All Others
Day and Time: 
Saturday • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: 
Recreation and Wellness Center Lounge

Wilderness First Responder with Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS and American Heart Association CPR

May 20 - 29

This challenging 80 hour course is designed to provide outdoor leaders, instructors, guides, rangers and travelers with the knowledge needed to deal with emergencies in remote settings. This class meets national standards for urban and extended care situations and is recognized by many agencies, schools and institutions. All levels of previous training are welcome. Successful course completion earns you a WMI Adult & Child CPR certification and a WMI Wilderness First Responder certification. EMTs will earn a Wilderness EMT certification. All certifications are current for two years. Please note that the registration deadline is well in advance of the course. Please visit www.nols.edu/wmi/courses/wfr.shtml for more information about the Wilderness Medicine Institute and NOLS courses.

Program Fee: 
$590 HSU Students • $640 All Others
Program Fee Includes: 
Instruction, all course materials including books and handouts, and all certification costs.
Day and Time: 
See WMI website for course schedule
Location: 
HSU Campus • Nelson Hall East 102 • Goodwin Forum
Notes: 
You will be required to pay a 50% deposit to secure a space in the class
Early Bird Discount: 
A discount of $20 will be given for those who register before April 5.
Registration Deadline: 
April 18 • unless spaces are not filled

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