The American Red Cross in Iowa offers a wide variety of training courses in First Aid/CPR/AED, Caregiving and Babysitting for both individuals and organizations. We are the most trusted training provider of health and safety training that meets OSHA guidelines and many other professional and regulatory standards. Many self-study classes are available online and you can also register for classroom courses.
Advance Registration Required. A minimum of 4 people must be enrolled for a class to make. Web Bases/Classroom courses require an online portion to be completed prior to coming in for the classroom skills session.
People can also receive a 20 percent discount through December 31 on seven American Red Cross online training courses under a “Friends and Family” holiday promotion. This 20 percent discount offer covers seven online courses, all priced between $25 - $50 per course:
• Family First Aid and CPR: Helps participants be ready for any type of emergency a family might encounter before advanced medical personnel arrives. This course is available in three versions: adults; infants and children (pediatric); and both adults and pediatric. Courses do not provide CPR certification.
• Anaphylaxis and Epinephrine Auto-Injector: Teaches participants how to recognize and respond to a severe allergic reaction, including administering an epinephrine auto-injector.
• First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches: Provides an overview of first aid and "best practices" for many first aid situations encountered by coaches and athletic instructors. Developed jointly with the National Federation of State High School Associations.
• Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Teaches participants how bloodborne pathogens are spread and how to help prevent exposure incidents. A separate course tailored specifically for tattoo artists is also part of the “Friends and Family” offer.
Those interested in taking advantage of this offer should visit redcross.org and use coupon code FRIENDS1214 at checkout. Courses purchased with this promotion will be accessible for two years after date of purchase. The Red Cross is encouraging people to share the coupon code so that communities can be safer and better prepared in the event of emergencies.
The Red Cross is the nation’s leading provider of health and safety courses, such as CPR, First Aid and Lifeguard training. Each year, more than 6.5 million Americans participate in Red Cross training programs, including first responders, educators, babysitters, and people who want to be prepared to help others in an emergency.