Recover CPR Certification Workshops

About Recover CPR

RECOVER CPR is the only official veterinary CPR certification recognized by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society (VECCS), and is a non-profit program. For more information about the Reassessment Campaign on Veterinary Resuscitation (RECOVER) initiative, please visit recoverinitiative.org

Workshop Information

RECOVER certification signifies one’s knowledge and skills are up to date with current evidence-based guidelines. RECOVER offers certification for veterinary professionals in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) through a 2-step process involving online and in-person training. Certification is maintained by completing the online recertification course every 2 years.

***ALL participants must be up-to-date* with COVID vaccination for in-person trainings. Proof of vaccinations will be required. Be prepared to show upon arrival. *Up-to-date: A person who has received a booster vaccine or a person who has completed the primary series of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines within the last 6 months or completed the primary series of J&J within the last 2 months.

 

 

Upon completion of the training, you will receive:
  • 8.5 hours of RACE Approved CE for online portion, and 6 hours of RACE Approved CE for the hands-on portion
    • Completion of both the Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ALS) online modules will grant a total of eight and a half hours of RACE approved CE and successful completion of the hands-on training course will supply participants with certification as RECOVER Initiative CPR Rescuers in BLS and ALS and 6 additional hours of RACE approved CE.
  • RECOVER CPR Certificate
    • RECOVER CPR BLS and ALS Rescuer certificates are issued for display in veterinary practices and offices to inform pet owners of competent help.
  • Listing in the CPR Certification Directory
    • Certification status can be confirmed by veterinary practice owners, employers, pet owners, and the public through the directory search on the web.
  • Seal of Achievement
    • Your achievement and status can be shown through RECOVER badges to be placed on uniforms, communication materials, business cards, or practice websites.

Online Certification Module

*The online certification module will need to be completed by each registrant prior to the in-person workshop. Proof of online course completion will be required. Fee is to be paid separately from workshop registration, through the Recover Initiative.

It will take 8-10hrs to complete the online course so we encourage you to start as soon as possible! Instructor Chantal was able to arrange a 30% discount for the course. The code will be provided in your registration confirmation email.

Technicians/Assistants: https://recoverinitiative.org/product-category/technicians-students/
Veterinarians: https://recoverinitiative.org/product-category/veterinarians/

***Please note- only credentialed/licensed technicians and veterinarians can get certified in Advanced Life Support, but any team member is encouraged to complete the online module and participate in the in-person ALS portion for personal knowledge and growth.***

Workshop Cost

  • OVTAA Members

  • $75/mo
    • $75 OVTAA Members + online course cost ($24.50 – $52.50)
    • **Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages included. All other supplies and materials will be provided and Recover certificate fee included. *
    • Please note, this event will be limited to OVTAA and PVMA members only. To register, you must be logged into your account. If you have any trouble doing so, please contact the PVMA office.
    • All participants and instructors must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated, proof of vaccination will be required. Masks must be worn at all times, except when actively eating or drinking.
    • Refunds for cancellations/no-shows will not be honored

  • PVMA Member Veterinarians

  • $150/mo
    • $150 PVMA Member Veterinarians + online course cost ($45.50 – $105)
    • **Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages included. All other supplies and materials will be provided and Recover certificate fee included. *
    • Please note, this event will be limited to OVTAA and PVMA members only. To register, you must be logged into your account. If you have any trouble doing so, please contact the PVMA office.
    • All participants and instructors must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated, proof of vaccination will be required. Masks must be worn at all times, except when actively eating or drinking.
    • Refunds for cancellations/no-shows will not be honored

Dates & Registration

Registration now open for the next workshops to be held February 12 & 13, 2022.

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