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Training Opportunities

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The Nazareth College Department of Campus Safety provides significant opportunities for training and personal development.

Who can attend these sessions?

The training opportunities are offered and open to all members of the Nazareth College community. Some of the training sessions are open to family members or individuals from outside of the college. Please contact the listed instructor below for more information.

Training Classes

Red Cross CPR and AED

Nazareth College offers training and certification in Red Cross Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED). The classes involve a combination of video direction and practice on manikins. This class is taught according to the standards of the American Red Cross. Many students require this training for their majors or work assignments.

This training is offered for free to current Nazareth College students, staff, and faculty. Classes must have a minimum of 5 students but are limited to a maximum of 20. Resulting from the class is certification for a period of two years.

Outside Classes CPR and AED certification is also offered directly by the Red Cross or American Heart Association. The cost for these vary. Please contact these agencies directly for training opportunities.

Schedule All CPR-AED classes are completed for the spring semester. Additional classes will begin again in August 2014. If you are required to complete the training prior to the fall semester, please see the notes above for outside classes. Please note there will be a fee associated with outside classes.

Recertification Classes

  • If you are currently certified in CPR/AED through the Red Cross or American Heart Association and can't make one of the scheduled classes, you maybe eligible for a recertification class. This class involves no teaching. You are expected to learn all of the material on your own and then successfully demonstrate all of the required skills. There are no specific time periods scheduled for recertificaitons. If you are interested in this option, please directly contact Kevin Riordan (contact information is below).

Questions or comments about CPR/AED training should be directed to Kevin Riordan at 585-389-2841 or kriorda7@naz.edu.

Red Cross First Aid

Nazareth College offers training and certification in Red Cross First Aid. The classes involve a combination of video direction and hands-on practice. This training is offered for free to Nazareth College students, staff, and faculty. Classes must have a minimum of 5 students but are limited to a maximum of 20. The training results in certification for a period of 2 years.

Outside Classes: First Aid certification is also offered directly by the Red Cross. The cost for these vary. Please contact these agencies directly for training opportunities.

Schedule All First Aid training classes have been completed for the spring semester. Classes will begin again in August. If you require training before the fall semester, please contact the Red Cross directly for an open class. Please note that there will be a fee charged for any outside class.

Questions or comments about First Aid training should be directed to Kevin Riordan at 585-389-2841 or kriorda7@naz.edu.

Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP) Prevention

Any person (staff, faculty, or student) who may be exposed to blood or other bodily fluids is required to annually complete this training. Additionally, most clinical positions require BBP training before starting.

Update: BBP training ready for 2013-2014 training This training in completely digital through Moodle. You will need an active Nazareth account and a Moodle log-in/password. Please see the directions below to access the training.

  • Directions to access BBP training:
  1. Open Quicklinks on Naz Home Page
  2. Select MyCourses@Naz Moodle
  3. Log In (if you cannot log in, contact the Technology and Media Service Desk at 585-389-2111)
  4. Click on "Self Enrollable Courses" on left side of page.
  5. Click on "Bloodborne Pathogen Training"
  6. On next page "Enroll Me"

A very short video has been created demonstrating the process to self-register for the BBP class. Just click on this link: Video: How to enroll BBP course

Questions or comments about BBP training should be directed to Kevin Riordan at 585-389-2841 or kriorda7@naz.edu. If you have problems logging into Moodle, please contact the Technology and Media Service Desk at 585-389-2111.

Fire Safety Demonstration Day

More information to follow

Chemical Handling and Hazardous Waste

Any person (staff, faculty, or student) who uses or may be exposed to chemicals is required to annually complete this training. This training is currently being developed.

  • Chemical handling and hazardous waste is completely online. It is being developed in the new Moodle environment. Instructions will be posted when this conversion is complete.
  • Questions or comments about this training should be directed to Kevin Riordan at 585-389-2841 or kriorda7@naz.edu.

Driver Training

Driver Training at Nazareth College consists of the following:

  • The Defensive Driving Course is a 6 hour lecture based NYS DMV approved class. Completion of the course qualifies drivers for the (PIRP) Point & Insurance Reduction Program. This allows for a discount on insurance liability premiums and a reduction of up to 4 points on a driver record (if applicable).
  • Van Skills Assessment (behind the wheel) refresher session with a NYS certified Driving Instructor.

Who must complete driver training?

  • Any faculty, staff member or student intending to drive a campus vehicle must complete the college driver training program.
  • Any other person associated with the campus community may also take the Defensive Driving class for PIRP purposes as space allows.

When is driver training offered?

  • Defensive Driving classes are offered 4 times per year (September, October, January & February). The exact schedule is currently being identified.
  • Van Training is offered on an as needed basis several times a year.

How do I sign up for driver training?

  • Contact the Campus Safety office (585-389-2850) for additional information or to schedule an appointment.
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