• BLS Certification in Arkansas

    In Arkansas, BLS certification classes are just the beginning. With a wide range of training options for first responders, medical professionals and concerned citizens, the Red Cross can help you gain, and maintain, important skills that you'll carry with you throughout your life. And with in-person, online and blended Simulation Learning courses that combine online coursework with in-person skills sessions, you can learn in the way that suits you best, and get the certification you need. Explore all of the training options available in your area.

    When you choose one of our in-person BLS classes in Arkansas, you'll not only train to the highest standards with an expert in the field, but you'll also have the time to learn from those around you. With the ability to ask questions, discuss scenarios as a group, hear anecdotal stories that can make salient points more meaningful, and receive clarifications, your training can become more personal, more accessible, and ultimately synthesized more deeply. Find a BLS certification class available in your area – and learn from some of the best in the industry.

    In our BLS classes in Arkansas you'll learn basic life support for healthcare providers – which means that you'll learn how to provide care to patients during times of crisis. Our courses cover scene safety and assessment, CPR/AED use for adults, children and infants, obstructed airways, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and teamwork, the EMS system, legal considerations, and precautions. Best of all, at the end of the class, you'll hold a number of certifications and be well prepared to provide basic emergency medical care.

    We know that the information you gain during your BLS classes in Arkansas isn't "one and done" – and that your skills will wax and wane with use. That's why we've developed a range of materials that you can use long after your training is complete. Just a few of the options available to help you keep your skills sharp include our CPR/AED refreshers, the CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers Handbook, and a variety of fact sheets – like our oxygen, airway, and suctioning fact sheets. With these and other resources available online anytime, you can be prepared to help during times of crisis.

    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 Arkansas BLS certification, (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.

    The Red Cross not only offers Basic Life Support certification in Arkansas, but we also provide first responders, medical professionals and others with the option to take Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that can help further your career. We are approved to provide CEUs in Preparedness and Health and Safety Services courses, such as CPR/first aid/AED, CNA training, swimming and water safety, lifeguarding, wilderness and remote first aid, etc. Explore our complete list of eligible CEU training opportunities – and take your career to the next level.