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RECOVER Rescuer Certification

RECOVER Certified Rescuers

Certified to Perform RECOVER CPR

Individuals that have completed the online RECOVER courses have the option of obtaining certification as a RECOVER Certified Rescuer in Basic and Advanced Life Support, being certified by the RECOVER Initiative to be competent in performing veterinary CPR.

Rescuer Certification sessions are conducted by Certified Instructors at conferences and regional events.


Upcoming Rescuer Certifications

Regional training is currently being conducted on a case by case basis by certified instructors with considerations for COVID-19.

Please contact for special arrangements for Rescuer certification.


Contacting a RECOVER Certified Instructor

Public RECOVER Certified Instructor Directory


Past Rescuer Certifications

Fetch San Diego 2018: December 16, 2018 in San Diego, CA (Session Description and Price)

VMX 2019: January 19-23, 2019 in Orlando, FL (Session Description and Price: Search “RECOVER”)

WVC 2019: February 17-20, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV (Session Description and Price) (Waitlisting)

Ontario Veterinary Technician Association Conference: Mar 1, 2019 in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Cornell University Rescuer Certification Workshop: March 23, 2019 in Ithaca, NY

Hospita VetCentral: April 4, 2020 in Charneca de Caparica, Portugal  (Email for Registration information:

Toronto Public Library – North York Central Branch: May 5, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario (Email for registration information)

AMMVEPE Congreso Nacional 2019, May 14, 2019 in Acapulco, Gurrero, Mexico (in Spanish)

Ottawa Public Library – Nepean Centrepointe Branch: May 23, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontatrio  (Email for registration information)

EVECC Congress 2019: June 6, 2019 in Tallin, Estonia

MDVTA RECOVER CPR Workshop: Jun 9, 2019 in Rosedale, MD

TAMU ECC: June 20, 2020 in Katy, TX (Email for registration information:

WVC Veterinary Technician Symposium: Jun 24-26, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV (SOLD OUT)

Veterinary Simulation Deep Dive: RECOVER CPR: Jun 29-30, 2019 in Ithaca, NY (SOLD OUT)

ANZCVS Science Week 2019: July 3, 2019 in Gold Coast, Queensland Australia

TAMU Annual CE Conference: July 15, 2020 in College Station, TX

TAMU ECC: August 8, 2020 in College, TX (Email for registration information:

IVECCS 2019: Sep 6-10, 2019 in Washington DC

Southwest Veterinary Conference 2019: September 26-29, 2019 in San Antonio, TX

Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference: September 27-29, 2019 in Tacoma, WA

New York State Veterinary Conference 2019: October 4, 2019 in Ithaca, NY

TAMU Emergency & Critical Care Conference: October 9-10, 2019 in College Station, TX

Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference: October 17, 2019 in Atlantic City, NJ

TAMU ECC: October 18, 2020 in College, TX (Email for registration information:

Cardiopulmonary Bootcamp: Oct 21-25, 2019 in Ithaca NY

Blue Pearl/Next-Level Veterinary Nurse: Oct 25, 2019 Monclair, NJ

Narkovet: November 21-22, 2019 Haan, Germany (near Düsseldorf)

Taller de Certificación RECOVER RCP BLS-ALS: November 29, 2019 Lima, Peru

TAMU SVECCS Conference: January 18, 2020 College Station, TX

VMX 2020: January 19-21, 2020 Orlando, FL (Session Description and Price: Search “RECOVER”)

Oklahoma Veterinary Medical Conference: January 24, 2020 Norman, OK (contact conference for registration)

Next Level Veterinary: January 25, 2020 Mahwah, NJ

WVC 2020: February 16-19, 2020 Las Vegas, NV

OAVT: March 3-7, 2020 Niagara Falls, ON (contact conference for registration)

Portland Veterinary Medical Association: March 15, 2020 Portland, OR

AniCura RECOVER Rescuer Workshop: March 6 or 7, 2020 Örsundsbro, Sweden

POSTPONED – Swing Into Spring Symposium: March 14, 2020 Brookfield, WI

CANCELED – NYSAVT 2020: March 27-29, 2020 Troy, NY

POSTPONED – Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists: Glendale, April 17, 2020 Glendale, WI (Click to be added to the waiting list

CANCELED – CaRVTA Symposium: April 18, 200 Los Altos, CA

CANCELED – NAVC Institute: May 17-22, 2020 Orlando, FL

CANCELED – TAMU: May 29-31, 2020 College Station, TX

CANCELLED – ACVIM: June 10, 2020 Baltimore, MD

POSTPONED – Cornell University: June 19, 2020 Ithaca, NY (held in conjunction with the Cornell Deep Dive)

CANCELLED – EVECC Congress: June 5, 2020 Ghent, Belgium (contact conference for registration) 

CANCELLED – Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists: Glendale, July 7, 2020 Glendale, WI (contact for registration)

CANCELLED – CVMA: July 12, 2020 Quebec City, Canada

CANCELLED – IVECCS 2020: September 12-16, 2020 St. Louis, MO


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