Safety Education

Would you know how to react in an emergency?  Are you aware that you are more likely to perform life-saving first aid on a family member than a stranger?  Prepare yourself for the unexpected by taking one of our safety classes. Classes are offered throughout the year.  Contact Jimmy Heiner, Assistant Director of Aquatics and Safety Education at jheiner@umaryland.edu or (410) 706-7665 for the most up to date schedule.

Safety Education classes are open to all students, faculty, staff and general public.  The cost for each course is $50.  Payment can only be made at the URecFit Business Desk on the 4th floor of the SMC Campus Center.  Please bring confirmation email from The Elm to the Business Desk at time of payment.  Please bring proof of purchase to the beginning of the Safety Education Class.

How to Register

Please register for all classes through The Elm.  Once on The Elm, find the class on the calendar and click on the event.  Fill in your information at the bottom of the event page and click submit to register. You can also click on the links below to take you to the specific event.  Please take reservation email to the fourth floor of the SMC Campus Center for payment.

Adult CPR and AED

For the person who only needs adult CPR training, this hands-on skills training prepares them to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults. It also teaches the skills and knowledge needed to provide care for victims of sudden cardiac arrest through the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).  No prerequisites necessary.  Participants will receive a two year certification card upon successful completion of course.

Upcoming Classes:

  • Tuesday, November 18 - (5:30 – 9:30 p.m.) – Elm Room B SMC Campus Center - Register here.
  • Tuesday, December 9 - (5:30 – 9:30 p.m.) – Room 351 SMC Campus Center - Register here.
  • Tuesday, January 20 - (5:30 – 9:30 p.m.) – Elm Room B SMC Campus Center - Register here.
  • Tuesday, February 17 - (5:30 – 9:30 p.m.) – Room 351 SMC Campus Center - Register here.
  • Tuesday, March 24 - (5:30 – 9:30 p.m.) – Room 349 SMC Campus Center - Register here.
  • Tuesday, April 21 - (5:30 – 9:30 p.m.) – Room 351 SMC Campus Center - Register here.
  • Tuesday, May 19 - (5:30 – 9:30 p.m.) – Room 351 SMC Campus Center - Register here.

Standard First Aid

The purpose of this course is to help participants identify and eliminate potentially hazardous conditions in their environment, recognize emergencies and make appropriate decisions for first aid care.  It teaches skills that participants need to know in order to provide immediate care of a suddenly ill or injured person until more advanced medical care arrives.  No prerequisites necessary.  Participants will receive a two year certification card upon successful completion of course.

Upcoming Classes:

  • Tuesday, November 4 - (5:30 – 9:30 p.m.) – Room 351 SMC Campus Center- Register here.
  • Thursday, February 5 - (5:30 – 9:30 p.m.) – Room 351 SMC Campus Center - Register here.
  • Thursday, April 9 - (5:30 – 9:30 p.m.) – Room 351 SMC Campus Center - Register here.

Questions, comments? Contact Jimmy Heiner, Assistant Director of Aquatics and Safety Education at jheiner@umaryland.edu or (410) 706-7665.