CPR, AED, & First Aid Certification Classes







This CPR, AED & First Aid certification class is taught in hybrid format, with online learning as well as face-to-face hands-on training. The online learning will take place over the course of two weeks using a free course website, ending with a face-to-face skills session on Longwood University’s campus. Successful completion of the class will yield a two-year certification in CPR & AED, and a three-year certification in First Aid.

The National Safety Council courses in First Aid, CPR & AED meet the international standards for Emergency Cardiac Care, as well as OSHA standards for workplace safety. These courses also meet the Virginia Department of Education requirements for teacher licensure.

Course requirements:

  • Textbook will be purchased separately at the Longwood Bookstore. (Approximate cost is $22.00.)
  • Participants must bring the book to the face-to-face skills session in order to receive a certificate.
  • CPR mask and first aid training supplies will be provided (included in course fee).
  • Dress in comfortable clothes for the face-to-face skills session.

Upcoming Dates:




*Requires separate purchase of textbook ($22.00) from the Longwood University bookstore.  CPR mask and first aid training supplies are included in the $55.00 course fee.


A minimum of ten students must enroll in order for each class to run.

Instructor:  Dr. Meg Thompson, EdD, ATC
Dr. Thompson is a professor of athletic training and kinesiology, and she has been teaching First Aid, CPR & AED for more than 15 years. As a certified athletic trainer for more than 20 years, Dr. Thompson is an expert in the acute care of injuries and illnesses.

Content questions?
Dr. Meg Thompson, EdD, ATC
email:  thompsonmf@longwood.edu

Registration questions?
Longwood University Professional Studies
email:  professionalstudies@longwood.edu
phone: 434.395.2140