BLS Certification in Alaska
In Alaska, BLS certification classes from the American Red Cross are designed for the way you live, and learn. Whether you need weekend, weekday, or evening classes, learn best in person, or prefer a blended class that combines online coursework with an in-person skills session, it's easy to find the classes you need. Best of all, with a wide range of options available, we make it simple to get world-class training from knowledgeable instructors – whether you live in a large city, a small town or a rural area. Explore the options available, and start your BLS training.
Basic Life Support (BLS) classes in Alaska are designed for healthcare professionals, including first responders, who provide care in offices or in emergency situations. All of our courses use a scenario-based approach that allows class participants to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills that can help improve patient outcomes. Course materials are consistent with AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC, cover care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, and deliver training in CPR, AED, and obstructed airways – for adults, children, and infant patients. Browse the BLS trainings available in your area, and gain the skills necessary to help during times of crisis.
After completing your BLS training in Alaska, you'll be one step closer to beginning many careers. And although some of the options listed here require additional training or other certifications, your BLS credentials put you ahead of the game. Just a few of the careers that often require a BLS certification include: firefighter, police officer, EMT, paramedic, doctor, dentist, nurse, CNA, medical assistant, childcare provider, lifeguard, personal trainer, and more. Of course, requirements for specific careers can vary by state, city, county, or even organization, so if you're interested in a career that requires BLS training, do your research to determine how to best accomplish your goals. And know that at the Red Cross, we'll be here to help.
At the Red Cross, our BLS recertification courses are designed for those whose credentials are currently valid or within 30 days of expiring. Classes are abbreviated, and result in a two-year certification. All of our BLS renewal classes in Alaska are taught by industry experts who can help you learn the latest techniques for providing care, refresh your memory, and further your expertise in basic life support. Find a BLS recertification class in your area.
At the Red Cross, we believe in keeping things simple. From our enrollment process to tracking your certifications. That's one of the reasons we offer every student access to their own digital certificates via a secure portal. With the ability to keep track of your BLS certification in Alaska, (and even print or share them with others online, anytime), plus the power to review your training history, there's no need to keep a binder in your home that's easy to misplace. Best of all, each certificate includes a unique ID and a QR code which meets employment requirements and allows employers and volunteer organizations to easily confirm that your certificate is valid.