BLS Certification in Louisville
When you earn your Basic Life Support certification in Louisville from the American Red Cross, you'll get a two-year certification that can help you begin your career as a first responder or medical professional. All of our courses include the latest proven science and techniques, and will help you develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills that can help drive better patient outcomes. Both our in-person and our blended Simulation Learning courses are developed under the guidance of the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, are consistent with AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC, and cover breathing and cardiac emergencies, including CPR, AED, and obstructed airways for adult, child, and infant patients. To find the class that's right for you, check our newest course schedule – and begin your career with us.
During and after your BLS training in Louisville, the Red Cross will be here for you. From our world-class instruction and BLS Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Handbook, to our free, online refresher materials that can help you maintain your skills, and our available continuing education units (CEUs) – we can help you gain the information you need to achieve your goals, and even surpass them.
In Louisville, our BLS certification classes have been designed for first responders, nurses, EMTs and other medical professionals. The course has been developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council – a panel of more than 50 nationally recognized experts from a wide range of scientific, medical and academic disciplines – ensuring that the information provided in class meets or exceeds local, state and/or national standards. For information on upcoming BLS certification classes, check the newest course schedule.
When you or your organization becomes a Red Cross Training Partner for Basic Life Support (BLS), you'll gain access to professional, industry-leading research and program development, competitively priced training materials, online marketing tools, a secure, online registration tool, and the power to insert your local protocols into your BLS classes in Louisville – which makes it possible for you to host trainings for your own organization and others. For complete details on how to become a Licensed Training Provider, visit https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/licensed-training-authorized-providers.
If your BLS credentials are currently valid, or within 30 days of expiring, you can enroll in one of our Louisville BLS renewal classes and, after successful completion, extend your certification by two years. All of our renewal courses are abbreviated (when compared to our initial certification courses), and give you the latest information on providing patient care that can improve outcomes. With science-based information and world-class instructors, a lecture and skills session, you can update your knowledge, improve your skills, and continue helping those in need. Find a BLS recertification class in your area.