AED Certification in Minneapolis

Understanding how, and when to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) can empower you to save a life. That's why the American Red Cross offers AED classes in Minneapolis and across the country. With the option to learn online, in person or take a blended Simulation Learning class, which combines online coursework with hands-on skills sessions, you can be prepared to deliver care when it's needed most.

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At the American Red Cross, AED classes in Minneapolis can give you the knowledge and confidence to help someone in a time of crisis. Delivered in a traditional classroom setting, with lecture and hands-on skills training, our AED courses allow you to become familiar with the technology, ask questions, and learn in a supportive environment.

AED training in Minneapolis 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.

If you don't often use the skills you've learned in our AED classes in Minneapolis, 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 Minneapolis 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.

In order to give you the information you need to provide care to someone in need, our Minneapolis 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.

The Red Cross not only offers Minneapolis AED classes for individuals, but we also deliver industry-leading AED training for those who work in healthcare. Whether you're a first-responder, CNA, nurse or doctor, our training opportunities allow you to learn the latest information and proven techniques.

When you sign up for AED training in Minneapolis 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.

To complement your Minneapolis AED training experience, we've developed printable step-by-step guides and free, online refresher materials that can help keep your memory and your skills fresh long after your class has ended. This way, you can be prepared to provide the best possible care when it's needed most.