First Aid Classes in New Orleans
Accidents can happen at any age – which is why most of our New Orleans First Aid certification courses include detailed instruction on providing care to infants, children, and adults. Led by experienced, licensed instructors, our classes include the latest proven science and techniques for delivering care to people of all ages.
Note: Some courses focus on providing care to adults only. Please check the course descriptions for details.
When it comes to first aid classes in New Orleans, 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.
At the Red Cross we offer first aid classes that focus on care for adults only, but we also offer courses that allow you to provide care to ill or injured adults, children and infants. In general, we recommend that most people select adult and pediatric first aid training in New Orleans. Not only will this type of class give you all of the information you need to care for adults, but with the skills and knowledge necessary for providing care to children and infants, you can become a more capable, more responsible family member, employee and citizen. For more information on all of the first aid classes available in your area, check our newest course schedule.
In addition to basic first aid classes, your local Red Cross also offers a wilderness first aid class in New Orleans. 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.
When it comes to delivering care during times of crisis, having the right supplies is almost as important has having the right skills. That's why all of our New Orleans first aid classes include information on what to stock in your first aid kit. By helping you gain the skills and knowledge necessary for providing the right care at the right moment, we can empower you to help anyone – including adults, infants, and children, when they need it most.
At the Red Cross, online certificates make it easy to keep track of your trainings, distribute them to current or potential employers, send them to volunteer organizations, and more. With a unique URL and QR code, you can provide anyone, anywhere with the information they need to validate your credentials with just the click of a button. It's just one of the bonuses of earning your First Aid certification in New Orleans with us.
In addition to offering first aid training in New Orleans, the Red Cross also delivers a wide range of online, in-person, and blended Simulation Learning courses that can help you meet your personal and professional goals. From CPR and AED use, and more, our local experts will be here for you when you're ready. Check our newest class schedule and discover even more ways to train.