BLS Certification in Shreveport
Whether you're training to become a first responder or you're already a medical professional, our Shreveport BLS certification classes can help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to provide care during times of crisis. When you sign up for BLS training in Shreveport from the American Red Cross, you'll get a local instructor who understands your environment and local regulations, as well as one who will can help you learn the latest proven science in BLS care. The content of our BLS classes 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, which helps ensure that all of the skills and information you'll learn meets or exceeds local, state and/or national standards. For details on the courses available in your area or more information on what you'll learn in class, check our newest class schedule.
In our Shreveport BLS classes, you'll learn how to be the person who can be counted on during times of crisis. Throughout the class you'll gain the skills and knowledge necessary for providing care, like CPR, AED, and first aid, and how to help clear obstructed airways for infants, children and adults, but you'll also learn how to work with compassion, how to ensure that the scene is safe for everyone, how to communicate with your teammates and how to solve problems swiftly. During class you'll work alone, but you'll also work in teams, which will allow you to understand what needs to happen and when – all from a variety of perspectives. Of course, you'll have ample time to ask questions and perfect your skills – so you can leave class knowing that you can capably, confidently help when it's needed most. For details on all of the BLS training opportunities available, check our new class 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 Shreveport – 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.
Even after completing your BLS certification in Shreveport, we'll be here to help you maintain your skills. After all, if you don't use or practice them regularly, they're easy to lose. Which is why we provide all of our course "graduates" with online refresher materials, including quizzes, games and other activities that take just a few minutes to complete, but can keep your skills sharp and ready for anything. Check out our Refresher Center for more information.
If your BLS credentials are currently valid, or within 30 days of expiring, you can enroll in one of our Shreveport 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.