BLS Certification in Colorado Springs
The American Red Cross offers BLS training in Colorado Springs that's designed for individuals and organizations. Our online, and Simulation Learning experience, which blends online coursework with an in-person skills session, both result in full certification. This way, you can choose the right class for your schedule and the way you learn. For organizations interested in hosting BLS training for their teams, our instructors can work with you to incorporate local protocols into your classes so that you can train the way you respond.
Our Colorado Springs BLS classes are designed specifically for healthcare providers and first responders who are faced with a myriad of situations every day. To help prepare you to respond appropriately, and in a way that offers the best possible patient outcomes, our courses cover a wide range of topics, including CPR, First Aid, and AED usage, as well as scene safety and assessment, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and teamwork, the emergency medical services system, legal considerations, and more.
In Colorado Springs, our BLS classes deliver the information you need to work efficiently and effectively, and improve patient outcomes. When you sign up for in-person BLS training, you'll spend approximately 4.5 hours learning the latest information and studying the newest techniques. From CPR and AED usage, to problem solving and team dynamics, our classes cover it all in a way that's easy to understand and easy to implement.
Designed for those who prefer to study at their own pace, our innovative Simulation Learning experience blends online coursework with in-person skills sessions, so you can learn your way. Featuring all of the same information as our in-person Colorado Springs BLS classes, our Simulation Learning course makes it easy to learn the latest in CPR and AED usage, problem solving and team dynamics. And with our in-person skills sessions, you'll be able to demonstrate your skills to a trained instructor and, upon successful completion, earn full certification.
Although you hope that no one ever needs your services, as a BLS practitioner it's your job to be prepared to respond quickly, and appropriately. In order to do so, you must maintain your skills long after your Colorado Springs BLS training has ended. In order to help you stay ready to respond, we've outlined some high-level steps that apply to most scenarios, and offer a wide range of reference materials that you can use to remind yourself of the steps required during specific situations.
In Colorado Springs, BLS certifications are valid for two years. If your certifications are nearing their expiration date, or are within 30 days of expiring, you can take an abbreviated course that will allow you to learn the latest information and sharpen your skills, and renew your credentials for two more years.
At the American Red Cross we've trained first responders and medical professionals for more than 100 years. And our Colorado Springs BLS certification courses are an extension of that legacy. Developed with the latest science and best practices in mind, our courses give you the training you need to help in an emergency.