Students who successfully completed and have graduated from a certified first aid or CPR training program may be granted credit for a variety of courses at Virginia Western. In order to be awarded the following credit, the student must submit the appropriate documentation to the Dean of the School of Health Professions:

CPR + First Aid and Safety Certification

Credits Awarded: 3

SubjectCourseCredits
*First Aid and Cardiopulmonary ResuscitationHLT 1003

CPR Certification

Credits Awarded: 1

SubjectCourseCredits
*Cardiopulmonary ResuscitationHLT 1051

First Aid and Safety Certification

Credits Awarded: 2

SubjectCourseCredits
First Aid and SafetyHLT 1062

Emergency Medical Technician Certificate

Credits Awarded: 7

SubjectCourseCredits
Emergency Medical Technology IEMS 1124
Emergency Medical Technology IIEMS 1133

*In order for advanced standing credit to be awarded for HLT 100 or HLT 105 the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation should be BLS for Healthcare Provider (Basic Life Support) from the American Heart Association and must contain hands on training for infant, child, adult and AED.