First Aid Classes in Northport
Accidents happen – all the time – and at the American Red Cross, we can help you learn how to handle them. From cuts and scrapes to choking emergencies and poisonings, burns and asthma emergencies to head, neck and spinal injuries, our first aid classes cover it all – and more. Find out how to sign up for first aid training in Northport, and learn how you can become a source of care and comfort during emergencies.
When it comes to first aid classes in Northport, the Red Cross has a wide range of options – including in-person, online and blended Simulation Learning classes, which combine online coursework with an in-person skills session. For those who learn best in a traditional classroom setting, would like to have the opportunity to discuss topics with their instructor and their classmates, and generally learn better in a focused environment, our in-person classes are the best solution. Not only do they offer ample time for discussion, but during the skills session, you'll get personalized attention from your instructor who can help you perfect your skills and gain the confidence necessary for delivering care.
As a business owner or manager, you know that keeping your workplace safe is vital to creating an environment where people can thrive. And along with HR policies that support all of your employees, having trained staff who can help when someone on your team suffers an illness or injury can go a long way toward creating a space that's safe. To that end, the Red Cross offers OSHA-compliant first aid classes in Northport that can help your entire team (or just a few employees) learn how to provide care for someone suffering from cuts, burns, scrapes, sudden illness and more. These courses are available in person or in a blended format that combines online coursework with an in-person skills session – so finding a format that suits your staff is simple. For details on all of the OSHA-compliant training available in your area, review our newest class schedule.
In addition to basic first aid classes, your local Red Cross also offers a wilderness first aid class in Northport. Designed for scouts and scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, our wilderness first aid certification course covers advanced skills, like primary and secondary assessments, head/brain, neck and spinal injuries, hypothermia, heat-related illness, altitude-related illness, burns, allergies and anaphylaxis, bone and joint injuries, wounds and wound infection, and more. Upon successful completion of the class, you'll receive a two-year certification.
Note: Course materials are based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, and align with OSHA's Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs.
When it comes to delivering care during times of crisis, having the right supplies is almost as important has having the right skills. That's why all of our Northport first aid classes include information on what to stock in your first aid kit. By helping you gain the skills and knowledge necessary for providing the right care at the right moment, we can empower you to help anyone – including adults, infants, and children, when they need it most.
After your first aid training in Northport is complete, it's important to test your skills on a regular basis. Otherwise, you run the risk of losing them due to lack of use – and all of your work will have been for naught. So, in order to help you easily maintain your skills and keep your memory sharp, we've developed a series of free, interactive online refreshers that allow you to test your skills regularly. This way, you can be stay prepared to help long after your class has ended.
At the Red Cross, online certificates make it easy to keep track of your trainings, distribute them to current or potential employers, send them to volunteer organizations, and more. With a unique URL and QR code, you can provide anyone, anywhere with the information they need to validate your credentials with just the click of a button. It's just one of the bonuses of earning your First Aid certification in Northport with us.