CPR, First Aid, & AED Certification Classes: Open to All

Upcoming Classes*

There are currently no scheduled CPR classes. If you are interested in a class and would like to schedule a special class for your organization or group, please contact Xinyu Chen, Lieutenant of Education, at xinyu.chen@yale.edu

*Note: Classes require a minimum of six students and are subject to cancellation if this minimum is not reached. 


CPR, First Aid, & AED Certification Classes

YEMS offers CPR, First Aid, and/or AED classes to students, faculty, and staff of Yale University as well as private organizations and community members. All classes are taught by YEMS instructors who hold CPR instructor certification from the AAOS Emergency Care & Safety Institute (ECSI).

About our classes

Each class lasts approximately 3 hours and confers CPR certification good for 2 years. The cost of each class varies depending on the level of CPR taught. All YEMS classes are held conveniently on Yale’s campus.

Included in the cost of each class are the following:

  • CPR certification for 2 years
  • CPR certification card
  • Textbook

YEMS offers all levels of CPR certification up to and including the Professional Rescuer level. No prior experience is required, but participants must be 12 years of age or older, and class size is limited. Our most popular classes include the following:

  • Standard CPR & AED (2 hours)- $65/student
  • Standard CPR, AED & First Aid (4 hours)- $75/student
  • Healthcare Provider CPR & AED (4 hours)- $65/student

Advance registration is required for all classes.

Organizations or groups with 6 or more individuals requiring CPR certification may make special arrangements for a class taught by YEMS. Contact xinyu.chen@yale.edu for details.