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.

 

EMT Skills Verification

March 8
Those who need their Skills Verification List checked off may participate during the last day of the EMT Refresher class. Please contact Center Activities for further information regarding details and registration. Advance registration and pre-payment is required.
Program Fee: 
$50 HSU Students • $75 All Others
Day and Time: 
Sunday • 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Location: 
Nelson Hall East 102 • Goodwin Forum
Registration Deadline: 
Monday • March 2

Wilderness First Responder Recertification with Wilderness Medicine Institute of NOLS

March 20 - 22
This three-day scenario-based course is designed as a review and practice of evacuation and decision making guidelines. It also provides wilderness medicine practitioners with current updates in the wilderness medicine field. There will be a written examination at the beginning of this course. It may be used to recertify WFR and WEMT (wilderness portion only) for the following organizations: WMI, NOLS, SOLO, and WMA. This class includes CPR. For more information please see visit http://www.nols.edu/wmi/courses/wildfirstrecertification.shtml.
Program Fee: 
$215 HSU Students • $245 All Others
Day and Time: 
Friday, Saturday & Sunday • 8:00 AM -5:00 PM
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 $5 will be given for those who register before February 3
Registration Deadline: 
February 14 • unless spaces are not filled

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
Designed for first responders, learn how to use different breathing devices for resuscitation and how to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies.
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
Learn to recognize an emergency, prevent disease transmission, and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants.
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
Learn to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies for adults, and how to deal with sudden illnesses, wounds, and injuries to muscles, bones, and joints.
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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