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At the Red Cross, our CPR and First Aid training in Walkersville are combined into one course. This way you can gain the skills and information you need to provide care during breathing emergencies and other times of crisis. By learning how to perform CPR, staunch bleeding, help with muscle, bone and joint injuries, and more, you can capably, confidently provide care to a loved one or act as a Good Samaritan while waiting for medical professionals arrive.
When it comes to First Aid, it's important to know how to treat both kids and adults. That's why, in our Walkersville First Aid classes, we'll review the procedures for caring for adults separately from those that are applicable to kids. By doing so, our instructors make it easy to understand the differences when providing care so that you can help each person according to his or her needs.
Because children and infants require special care during times of crisis, our First Aid classes in Walkersville include detailed information on helping kids who are sick or injured. This way, you can provide children with the care they need in a way that won't cause further damage to their growing bodies.
The Red Cross offers First Aid classes in Walkersville for faculty at schools that wish to adopt Red Cross training exclusively for their health and safety training needs. Under our "authorized provider" agreement, the Red Cross will train adult faculty members in first aid – and provide them with information on how to effectively teach students those same skills.
Note: The Red Cross will waive the student learner fees, however instructor training fees still apply.
After your First Aid training in Walkersville, it's important to keep the steps for providing care fresh in your memory. To help you remember the process correctly, we've developed a simple-to-review document that outlines the basics of First Aid care. Look at them online anytime, or print them up and keep them in a binder, at your desk, or on your refrigerator, and refer to them anytime you need a quick refresher.
Whether being certified in First Aid is critical to your job or you're simply a good samaritan, it's important to know that your Red Cross certification is only valid for two years from its award date. However, with our convenient, abbreviated recertification classes, it's easy to renew your skills, refresh your memory, and maintain your credentials.
At the Red Cross, you'll find First Aid training in Walkersville that makes it easy to learn your way. Whether you choose one of our in-person classes or a blended Simulation Learning course, you'll have access to local, knowledgeable instructors who can help you understand the theories behind our training, as well as the best practices available. With their help, you'll learn to confidently provide care.