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LIVE ERA Recertification Course

The ERA Recertification LIVE course is blended with students completing online didactic work, and then a one-day LIVE session in person for review and testing. The approximate time involved is 10 hours:

Prerequisite work didactic: 2 hours. Each student will choose from a list of immersive courses and complete one as part of the online didactic work to provide more in-depth knowledge of specific acute injuries and illness. Separate CEU’s will be offered for an immersive course.

Each module has an online test that requires a score of 80% for passing.

Synchronous Session: 7 hours

  • Introductions and Class Norms
  • EMS systems including National Incident Management and Emergency Action Plans
  • Legal issues with a focus on practice acts and scope of care in emergency settings
  • Disease transmission
  • Primary & Secondary Assessment
  • Airway Emergencies including the use of oxygen, asthma, pulse oximeter and EpiPen
  • Cardiac emergencies
    • Review of cardiac emergencies and use of AED
    • CPR will be offered as an elective for students through American Red Cross (prn at the end of class)
  • Identification, Care and Early Management of Wounds
  • Identification, Care and Early Management of Musculoskeletal injuries
    • Extremities
    • Review of current practices for spine injured athletes and equipment removal
    • Identification, Care and Early Management of Head
      • Concussion
      • Facial
    • Identification, Care and Early Management of Torso
      • thorax
      • abdomen
      • genitalia


Practical Assessment 90 minutes
Presented with a sports scenario, student will complete the full assessment and care on a live partner. Rubric will be used for grading with feedback provided by students and instructors with discussion on alternative methods, options for care


ATTENTION: You will need to be logged into a Cogent Steps Learner Account with an associated ERA Course Completion. You may begin registering for recertification 6 months prior to your ERA Certification expiration (for example, if you completed your ERA Certification on 11/28/2018, you will NOT be able to register to recertify until AFTER 5/28/2021). If you should have any questions, please contact us.