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2014 1st and 3rd Year Medical Student CPR

Course Description

Online Component: Students will learn single-rescuer and team basic life support for adults, children and infants through 5 interactive exercises, scenarios and a written test. Navigation controls allow students to move easily through content as they learn how to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilation and provide early use of an AED. Course also teaches relief of choking. This self-paced course is accessible anytime from any computer. Students can access the BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual, BLS Pocket Reference Card and more for 24 months.

You will access this using the following link:

For BOTH your user name and password will be your first initial and last name with no spaces (ie John Smith – jsmith).

The skills session will last approximately 20 minutes. Please remember to bring your Part 1 certificate with you. If you do not have the Part 1 certificate, you WILL NOT BE ABLE complete the skills verification.


Healthcare providers such as physicians, nurse, paramedics, EMTs, respiratory therapist, physical and occupational therapist, physician assistants, residents, fellows, or medical or nursing student; aides; medical or nursing assistants; and other allied health personnel.


At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate on a manikin the current sequences and techniques for CPR
  • Use of an Automated Defibrillator
  • Relief of foreign body airway obstruction for adult, child, and infant victims


BLS Manual only - $12

University of Rochester Medical Students: NO fee for courses, only manual


All courses will be held on the 2nd floor of the School of Medicine. When exiting the yellow elevators on the 2nd floor follow the posted signs to the exact room.

To Register

Please select the CPR link for the appropriate date below:


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