CPR/AED Training

Bowdoin offers employees the opportunity to take potentially life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic external defibrillation (AED) training conveniently right on campus several times a year. Our trainers user American Red Cross CPR/AED programs that are designed to give you the confidence to respond in an emergency situation with skills that can save a life.

Hands-on skills training prepares participants to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults. This course will teach participants to:

  • Call and work with emergency medical services
  • Perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies
  • Avoid bloodborne pathogen exposure
  • Learn the role of AEDs
For the schedule of upcoming classes, contact the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (207-725-3763 or ehs@bowdoin.edu).  Reservations for these popular trainings fill up quickly, so if you are interested, sign up as soon as you see a session you can attend.