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American Red Cross CPR Lab at SUNY Plattsburgh

The CPR lab is open four days a week for 1 hour Monday - Thursday during  the fall and spring semesters. Certified American Red Cross CPR/FA/AED student instructors are hired to supervise and help individuals using the lab. The lab is located in 209 Memorial Hall.  See below for schedule and how to use lab.

The lab is used to practice and skills are tested for participants enrolled in a variety of credit and non-credit classes and individuals registered to renew their CPR for Adult/Child/Infant/AED CPR or CPR/AED for Lifeguards or Professional Rescuers

Individuals renewing their CPR/AED for Lifeguards or Professional Rescuers must provide their own pocket mask.

For participants who are renewing their CPR must go to CPR Renewal page and review e-book material before using lab.

Lab Procedures

  • All participants must sign-up to use the lab on form provided posted on  bulletin board outside lab
  • A maximum of 12 students per lab session may sign for each session
  • All renewals and PED201 students must come at beginning of each lab
  • Students must sign up in advance for lab times. If no one signs up by 11:00 am for a particular day, the lab will be canceled for that day..
  • Lab participants will sign-in on daily sign-in form on clip board in lab and list reason they are using lab (e.g. PED201, PED203, what level of CPR they are renewing)
  • Individuals using lab for renewal must give receipt to lab instructor after registering in main office of Memorial.
  • In order to keep the lab clean and follow American Red Cross decontamination procedures while practicing, individuals must:
    1. wear appropriate clothing to practice on the mats;
    2. remove all lipstick and jewelry prior to practicing on manikins;
    3. not have eaten just prior to using lab;
    4. decontaminate manikins at end of practice:
      1. For an adult or infant manikin, wipe around and in the mouth with alcohol swab. The next individual to use the manikin must wait a minimum of 30 sec. for alcohol to air-dry;
      2. For a child manikin, tilt head back and remove plastic bag.


CPR Lab Schedule Fall 2017  (Starts on Monday, September 4th )

Day Time  Lab Instructor
Monday 7-8pm Tiffany/ Rob
Tuesday 7-8pm Kelci/Tiffany
Thursday 7-8pm Rob/Zachary


Contact Information

For more information about Recreational Sports at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact:

Karen Waterbury, Recreational Sports Director
312 Memorial Hall
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh NY 12901

Phone: (518) 564-4150
Fax: (518) 564-4155
Email: [email protected]