February is National Heart Month. It’s the perfect time to register for an American Red Cross CPR/AED course. Every second counts when someone is having a heart attack or in cardiac arrest. Knowing what to do can help save that person’s life.
TRAINING A variety of training offerings are available including classes led by instructors, online courses and classes that offer a mix of both online content and in-class skills sessions.
Red Cross training and certification meets the requirements of those who need to respond in the workplace, professional rescuers, healthcare providers as well as the public. If you are taking a course to fulfill a job requirement, check with your employer so you know exactly which course you need.
AED The Red Cross can also help you or your organization purchase an AED, the accessories, and service and maintenance plans.
FIRST AID APP & SKILL Download the free Red Cross First Aid app for instant access to information on handling the most common first aid emergencies including how to perform CPR and use an AED. The content in the app is available to view in English and Spanish. Those with Alexa-enabled devices can also activate the Red Cross First Aid skill.
STOCK UP Be prepared for emergencies at home, at work and on the go. First aid kits, emergency preparedness kits and supplies are available through our online store.
Be prepared for the moments that matter.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides comfort to victims of disasters; supplies about 40% of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; distributes international humanitarian aid; and supports veterans, military members and their families. The Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to deliver its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.
Take a class and be ready to respond if an emergency strikes.