Emergency Medical Response Service

Classes Offered

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

The BLS for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

American Heart Association Heartsaver® Courses

These courses are for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory or other requirements. These courses are also designed to meet OSHA requirements.  For many of our courses, students receive a course completion card that is valid for two years.

Heartsaver CPR AED

Heartsaver® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult.This course teaches skills with AHA's research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students' learning of skills.

Heartsaver First Aid

American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.

Continuing Education Classes

On You Way Home "Appetizer" CEU's

These are 1-2 hour continuing education classes covering a variety of pre-hospital and emergency medical topics.

Request a Course for Your Department

USFEMR Service provides Heartsaver® CPR AED and Heartsaver® First Aid courses for USF campus groups and departments. In order to request a group class there must be at least 10 participants and the class must be scheduled and approved 14 days in advance. The USFEMRs will staff and provide for accommodations for the group when space and staffing is available.

The fees per student are as follows:
$65/student for 15 students or less
$60/student for 16-20 students
$55/student for 21-25 students
$50/student for 26 or more students

Interested departments are ask to submit a detailed request form more than a 14 days in advance to ensure availability as well as a student roster with the students' name, mailing address, e-mail and phone number. Payment must be received 1 week before the course date. Because of limited staffing, an additional charge of $150.00 is added for time scheduled less than a week in advance and for cancellations less than 48 hours prior to a scheduled class.

Please fill out the Group CPR/First AID Class request form to schedule a class.

Register for a Course

Replace a Lost/Stolen Certification Card

This applies to anyone who has received a certification card for CPR, First Aid, or any other course through USF EMRS. If your certification card is lost/stolen prior to expiration, you can request a replacement card from us. Each replacement certification card will cost $20 and will be mailed to the address you specify within 30 days.

To replace a certification card, please follow this link: https://commerce.cashnet.com/usfcaemr. Then add the "Lost/Stolen Replacement Card" item to the cart. Enter in the required information and proceed to checkout. An EMRS representative will contact you within seven days to confirm your order. If you have questions, please email us at emrs@usfca.edu.

Courses and Events

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