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The American Red Cross is dedicated to training people to respond to, and prepare for, emergencies. In order to empower people, we offer world-class CPR training in Akron and throughout the state. Taught by experienced professionals, Red Cross classes are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. Course materials are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that the latest techniques and information are included in every course we teach.
Get the hands-on training you need to help during emergencies. Our Akron CPR classes and courses are taught by the experts in an intimate setting. This helps ensure that you'll have time to ask questions and become comfortable with the materials before completing your certification exam. Courses take just a few short hours, but can mean all the difference to those in need.
In order to make our CPR classes in Akron even more convenient, we offer a Simulation Learning experience which combines online coursework with an in-person skills session. This way, you can learn at your own pace, then show your skills to a trained, certified instructor, and receive full certification that's valid for two years.
Your Red Cross CPR certifications are valid for two years. Current certificate holders, and those who hold certifications that are within 30 days of expiring, can maintain their credentials by completing an abbreviated training session with experts in Akron. CPR classes for renewal candidates are available throughout the year. Please check your local schedule for details.
The Red Cross not only offers CPR training in Akron for private individuals, first responders and organizations, but we also offer a special training program for schools, which includes their staff and their students. Find out how to take part in our program, and empower your educators and pupils with the tools to help those in need.
Get CPR training in Akron that's designed specifically for healthcare professionals. Created for those with a duty to respond, our courses use the latest science and educational innovations to cover performing primary assessments, giving ventilations, choking, and AED use. Successful completion of the course gives you a two-year certification, access to free refresher materials and more.
After taking CPR classes in Akron, you can maintain your skills with our free refreshers. Designed to be taken on your own schedule, our refresher materials include interactive quizzes, games, learning activities, videos and more. In order to keep your skills sharp and knowledge fresh, we recommend that you complete a refresher every three months throughout your certification period.
In order to ensure that you receive the most accurate, up-to-date information and training available, all of our courses and materials are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. This 50+member panel of nationally-recognized medical, scientific, and academic experts is dedicated to ensuring that the Red Cross delivers information that is backed by the best science and best practices in the industry. And whether you're taking a CPR class in Akron, or an online course from the comfort of your home, you can rest assured that you're getting accurate, proven training that can help you respond appropriately.