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Community Safety & Response Educators is a Richmond metro area based organization dedicated to enriching the community by providing quality education on emergency and safety preparedness.

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Our instructors are American Heart Association (AHA) certified. We offer classes in community CPR and AED use, basic first aid, BLS (CPR for Healthcare Providers), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Serving the Richmond and Charlottesville areas, we offer instruction both in the classroom setting or through a blended learning model. Click any of the images below to begin learning about CPR and ECC courses and which ones are right for you.

Be sure to check out our Double Play and Triple Play options to learn about combining BLS, ACLS, and/or PALS skills testing in one visit!

Are You Ready?

Don’t let the opportunity to learn how to save a life pass you by.

We Also Offer

Skills Session Appointments, following HeartCode® online course completion

AHA Instructor Courses for Heartsaver®, BLS, ACLS, and PALS

Be sure to stop back frequently to keep up with our development as we move the ball towards offering:

Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) Provider Certification

AHA Instructor Course for PEARS


COVID-19 Notice (06-01-2022): In the continued interest of public safety, we limit our class sizes to provide appropriate social distancing. We suggest participants wear a mask during the course. All equipment is thoroughly cleaned between each class and appointment.

More about CSRE

CSRE instructors are practitioners of the material as we are current medical professionals and first responders in the Richmond and Charlottesville metro area. Our combined years of certification and instruction exceed a half-century. Students comment that our instructors are both knowledgeable and approachable.

Our students are doctors, nurses of all levels (CRNA, FNP, RN and more), nursing students, paramedics (EMT-P) and emergency medical technicians (EMT), dentists and dental care staff, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians, assisted living staff, physical and occupational therapists, personal trainers, teachers, construction workers, life guards, childcare and daycare workers.

We also serve the community at large, offering Family & Friends CPR orientation and the more in-depth Heartsaver® CPR/AED with First Aid training to construction workers, coaches, babysitters, new parents, teachers, as well as employees of retail, dining, and other service agencies.

In short, we provide education, readiness, and confidence to anyone who desires to learn life saving skills. We look forward to working with you, offering quality education, and partnering with you to build a lasting relationship for success.

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