First Aid Classes in Boise
In Boise, First Aid certification classes from the American Red Cross give you access to the latest proven science and techniques – so that you can deliver the right level of care when it's needed most. All of our classes are developed under the guidance of the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, a 50+ member panel of nationally recognized experts in from a variety of scientific, medical, and academic disciplines. In addition, our local instructors are trained, knowledgeable professionals who can help you put your knowledge into action – and learn how to properly provide care to infants, children and adults. Find a class in your area.
When it comes to first aid classes in Boise, 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.
If you don't need OSHA-compliant certification and either have a challenging schedule or simply learn best in an online environment, opting for one of our online first aid trainings in Boise may be the solution you've been looking for. All of our online classes provide the same coursework and "lecture" materials as our traditional and Simulation Learning courses, but in lieu of a hands-on skills session they give you a series of online activities that will test your knowledge and skills. And although it won't be quite the same experience, you'll be able to fully understand the techniques described in class – and by the end, you'll have the confidence to apply them in a real-world setting. For additional details on our online first aid classes, browse our newest course listing.
In Boise, first aid classes from the American Red Cross take just a few short hours to complete, but can make all the difference to someone in need. That's because during our courses you'll not only learn how to provide care for minor injuries like small cuts and scrapes, but how to help when someone is suffering from a more serious bone, muscle or joint injury, a bug or snake bite, a sting, burns, temperature-related illnesses, and so much more. For complete information on the first aid classes available in your area, check out our newest course schedule – and learn how to help your family, friends and fellow citizens during times of crisis.
In addition to basic first aid classes, your local Red Cross also offers a wilderness first aid class in Boise. 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.
With your Boise First Aid training complete, your certification will be valid for two years. However, because skills that aren't used regularly are easy to forget, we encourage you to use our online refresher materials. Featuring interactive games, quizzes, online activities and videos, they allow you to test your skills regularly – so you can stay ready to help when it's needed most. It's just one of the many benefits of training with the American Red Cross. Check out our Refresher Center for details.