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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 BLS Rescuers® and RECOVER Certified ALS Rescuers®, being certified by the RECOVER Initiative to be competent in performing veterinary CPR.

Rescuer Certification sessions are conducted by RECOVER Certified BLS Instructors® and RECOVER Certified ALS 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 BLS Instructor® and RECOVER Certified ALS 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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