BLS Certification in Houston

First responders and healthcare providers deliver life-saving care in times of need. And at the Red Cross, we have more than 100 years of experience in training individuals who will be there when you need them most. When you join one of our Houston BLS training classes, you'll not only learn from experience professionals who understand the situations that you'll face every day, but you can rest assured that the information and techniques discussed in class are both proven, and at the forefront of innovation. After all, every course we offer, including our BLS classes, are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the renowned Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council.

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At the Red Cross, we not only offer BLS classes in Houston, but we make it possible for you to become a trainer, and proctor certifications for members of your own organization and your community. To help you become a Red Cross trainer, we will recognize your current instructor certifications and offer free instructor bridging. Along with our portfolio of BLS classes, we are a leading provider of OSHA-compliant health and safety training, offering a wide range of training programs to our partners, including First Aid/CPR/AED, Wilderness and Remote First Aid, Babysitting, Lifeguarding, and more.

At the American Red Cross, our Houston BLS classes are designed specifically for healthcare providers and first responders who are faced with a myriad of situations every day. To help prepare you to respond appropriately, and in a way that offers the best possible patient outcomes, our courses cover a wide range of topics, including CPR, First Aid, and AED usage, as well as scene safety and assessment, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and teamwork, the emergency medical services system, legal considerations, and more.

Basic Life Support (BLS) classes in Houston make it easy for healthcare and public safety professionals to meet a variety of certification and licensing requirements. In addition to providing students with best practices, proven techniques and the latest information, our BLS curriculum allows students to develop their critical thinking and teamwork skills. Our courses also give students the opportunity to work on reflection and debriefing, which can to strengthen their overall learning and improve their work experience.

In Houston, our BLS classes deliver the information you need to work efficiently and effectively, and improve patient outcomes. When you sign up for in-person BLS training, you'll spend approximately 4.5 hours learning the latest information and studying the newest techniques. From CPR and AED usage, to problem solving and team dynamics, our classes cover it all in a way that's easy to understand and easy to implement.

Designed for those who prefer to study at their own pace, our innovative Simulation Learning experience blends online coursework with in-person skills sessions, so you can learn your way. Featuring all of the same information as our in-person Houston BLS classes, our Simulation Learning course makes it easy to learn the latest in CPR and AED usage, problem solving and team dynamics. And with our in-person skills sessions, you'll be able to demonstrate your skills to a trained instructor and, upon successful completion, earn full certification.

After successfully completing your BLS classes in Houston, your certification will be valid for two years. However, if you don't use the skills you've learned, they're easy to forget. That's why we've developed a number of BLS refresher materials, including games, quizzes and videos that you can access at any time. This way, you'll be ready to help when your community needs you most.

When you sign up for BLS training in Houston from The American Red Cross, you'll have the support and expertise of an organization that's been training first responders and medical professionals for more than a century. Every class administered by the Red Cross is taught by trained professionals, and our curriculum is developed with the guidance, and reviewed by the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, which is dedicated to ensuring that all of our courses are built around the best science, and best practices available.