RECOVER CPR Certification Workshop

About the Event

Date: January 25, 2024
Time: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Embassy Suites by Hilton
2501 Conference Dr
Norman, OK, 73069


Torie Garnatz, RVT, VTS (ECC)

Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia, Analgesia)

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.

Upon completion of the training, you will receive:

  • 8.5 hours of CE for online portion, and 6 hours of 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 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 CE.
  • The online portion must be completed and purchased through RECOVER before the workshop on Jan. 25.
  • 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.

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

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