AED Certification in Wilkes Barre

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 Wilkes Barre 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 Wilkes Barre 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 Wilkes Barre 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 Wilkes Barre, 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.

In order to give you the information you need to provide care to someone in need, our Wilkes Barre 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 offers AED classes in Wilkes Barre 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.