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6 Butterfield Road, Kingston, RI, 02881 – (401) 874-2246

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Health Services staff want you to remain safe during the cold weather we are currently experiencing.  Please remain indoors and when you go out, please dress accordingly and monitor for signs of frostbite – see link below.

The Spring 2015 Insurance waiver is now open and can be accessed HERE

The last day we will accept the insurance waiver is January 30th, 2015


CPR & First Aid Courses

Private classes available for groups of 8-12

Who: Classes are open to all URI students, staff, and faculty including the community.

How: Register at URI Health Ed Office. (Lower Level of Health Services) Any questions? Call 874-5954

Where: URI EMS (Corner of Plains & Flag Road)

When: Tuesday and Wednesday: 5pm – 8pm, Thursday and Friday:  1pm – 4 pm

Fees: CPR – $40 Cash or Check


First Aid: By appointment

Classes limited to 12 people

Spring 2015 Schedule
Day\Time Date
Wed, 5PM Jan. 28
Tues, 5PM Feb. 3
Wed, 5PM Feb. 11
Tues, 5PM Feb. 17
Fri, 1PM Feb. 20
Wed, 5PM Feb. 25
Thur, 1PM Feb. 26
Tues, 5PM Mar. 3
Wed, 5PM Mar. 11
Tues, 5PM Mar. 24
Wed, 5PM Apr. 1
Tues, 5PM Apr. 7
Wed, 5PM Apr. 15
Thur, 1PM Apr. 16
Tues, 5PM Apr. 21
Fri, 1PM Apr. 24
Wed, 5PM Apr. 29
Thur, 1PM Apr. 30
Wed, 1PM May. 1

Class Descriptions:

BLS for Health Care Providers (HCP) (adult/child/infant/and AED)

Target Audience:

People who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings including in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. Examples: Nurses, pharmacists, physician’s assistants, EMT’s dental assistants, and other allied health personnel.

Course Curriculum:

CPR and rescue breathing for victims of all ages including ventilation with barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen, use of automated external defibrillator (AED) and relieving choking victims (foreign body airway obstruction).

Course Length

Adult, Child, Infant, and AED: 4 Hours (approx.)


Written and practical examination.
Issued a 2-year certification card.

Heartsaver CPR (HS) (Adult and/or child and infant)

Target Audience:

Lay responders. Any lay responders who are serving as rescuers as part of their jobs with the option of having an AED component. Examples: Police, lifeguards, firefighters, security personnel, and office workers.

Course Curriculum:

Trained to perform CPR relief of choking victims and rescue breathing. Also trained in barrier devices and prevention of infectious diseases.

Course Length:

Adult, Child, Infant, AED: 4 hours (approx.)
Adult, AED: 3 hours (approx.)
Pediatric, AED: 3 hours (approx.)


Written and practical examination
Issued a 2-year certification card

First Aid

Target Audience:

Those who wish to learn what to do during an emergency. This course is designed for people to become better educated on what to do when emergencies arise.

Course Curriculum:

  • General Principles
  • Medical Emergencies
    • Breathing Problems
    • Allergic Reactions
    • Heart Attack
    • Fainting
    • Diabetes
    • Stroke
    • Seizures
  • Injury Emergencies
    • Visible and Internal Bleeding
    • Shock
    • Head and Spine Injuries
    • Bone, joint, and muscle injuries
    • Burns
  • Environmental Emergencies
    • Bites and Stings
    • Cold and heat related emergencies
    • Poisoning Emergencies
  • Optional CPR and AED

Course Length:

3 – 4 Hours
Issued a 2-year certification card for First Aid
OSHA Approved

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