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AED training in San Diego is available in person, online, and via our innovative blended Simulation Learning experience. By combining online coursework with in-person skills sessions, our Simulation Learning option allows you to learn at your own pace, then show your skills to a local Red Cross instructor. Once you've successfully completed both portions of the class, you'll receive full certification, which is valid for two years.
Because every minute counts when care is needed, we offer our San Diego AED certification classes at a range of times, and in a variety of locations, all year long. Delivered by trained experts, our courses include lecture materials, as well as hands-on training to help you become comfortable with how and when to use external automated defibrillators. After successful completion of an in-person course or blended Simulation Learning class, you'll receive full certification that's valid for two years, as well as access to online refresher materials to help keep your memory – and your skills – sharp.
At the Red Cross AED certifications are valid for two years. In order to help you maintain your credentials, and learn the latest information and techniques, we offer a number of San Diego AED training classes designed specifically for those whose certifications are about to expire, or are within 30 days of expiring. These courses are abbreviated and result in full certification that's valid for two more years.
If you don't often use the skills you've learned in our AED classes in San Diego, it's easy to forget how and when to use an automated external defibrillator. In order to keep your memory fresh so that you can help during times of crisis, we've created a printable document that outlines the steps necessary for providing life-saving care. This way, you can keep the instructions in a binder, on your refrigerator, at your desk or in your bag, and refer to them from time to time so that you're ready to help when it's needed most.
When you sign up for AED training in San Diego from The American Red Cross, you'll have access to the support and expertise of organization that's been training individuals, medical professionals and first responders for more than a century. Every Red Cross class is taught by trained professionals, and all of our courses are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. This 50+member panel is comprised of nationally-recognized medical, scientific, and academic experts who are dedicated to ensuring that all of our courses are built around the best science, and best practices available.