AED Certification in Grand Rapids

Automated external defibrillators can help save lives when every moment counts. This is why we offer a variety of AED classes in Grand Rapids. With online and in-person classes, plus our blended Simulation Learning experience, which combines online coursework with in-person skills sessions, you can learn how to use an AED and administer care while waiting for emergency crews to arrive. All classes take just a few short hours to complete, but can make all the difference during a sudden cardiac emergency.

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Red Cross AED classes in Grand Rapids are designed and taught by experts who can help you learn to provide care during times of crisis. Our courses are not only OSHA compliant, but they're also fast, easy, informative and affordable. And when you choose the in-person or blended Simulation Learning courses, you'll receive full certification that's valid for two years. This can help satisfy your employer's safety requirements and make you an even more valuable member of your team.

After completing one of our AED classes in Grand Rapids, you'll be able to capably, confidently, provide care to someone during a sudden cardiac arrest. In order to administer a "shock" with an AED, you'll open the person's shirt, wipe his or her chest, apply the AED pads and follow instructions from the device. Afterward, you'll begin CPR, if necessary.

In order to give you the information you need to provide care to someone in need, our Grand Rapids AED classes also include instruction on, and certification in, First Aid and CPR. And although these classes offer a wide range of information, they take just a few short hours to complete. In addition, our in-person and Simulation Learning courses on AED, First Aid, and CPR are OSHA compliant and result in full certification, which is valid for two years.

If you don't often use the skills you've learned in our AED classes in Grand Rapids, it's easy to forget how and when to use an automated external defibrillator. In order to keep your memory fresh, 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.

At the Red Cross, we offer AED training in Grand Rapids for students and administrators. Through our special schools program, your faculty and students can learn how to properly use an AED, and be ready to help when every moment counts. School courses result in full two-year certification, and all participants will have access to our online refresher materials, which can help keep their skills sharp long after their AED training has ended.

The Red Cross offers AED classes in Grand Rapids throughout the year, and at a wide variety of convenient times and locations. This way, you can find the training you need at a time that suits your schedule. Taught by experts in the field, our training classes can help you gain the skills needed to help, and make a difference when every second counts.