AED Certification in Salisbury
An AED (automated external defibrillator) is a portable device that not only checks the heart's rhythm, but can analyze it and send the appropriate type of electric shock to the heart in an attempt to restore a normal rhythm. AEDs are used to help treat someone suffering from a sudden cardiac arrest. They're commonly found at government buildings, shopping centers, airports and other places of business.
At the American Red Cross, we understand how important AED training is. That's why we deliver AED classes in Salisbury in several ways, including in-person, online, and via our blended Simulation Learning experience, which combines online coursework with in-person skills sessions. Delivered by trained experts, our courses include lecture materials, as well as hands-on training to help you become comfortable with how and when to use external automated defibrillators. Regardless of how you train, once your course is complete, you'll be able to provide someone with the life-saving care they need, when they need it most.
To complement your Salisbury AED training experience, we've developed printable step-by-step guides and free, online refresher materials that can help keep your memory and your skills fresh long after your class has ended. This way, you can be prepared to provide the best possible care when it's needed most.
At the Red Cross AED certifications are valid for two years. In order to help you maintain your credentials, and learn the latest information and techniques, we offer a number of Salisbury AED training classes designed specifically for those whose certifications are about to expire, or are within 30 days of expiring. These courses are abbreviated and result in full certification that's valid for two more years.
After completing one of our AED classes in Salisbury, you'll be able to capably, confidently, provide care to someone during a sudden cardiac arrest. In order to administer a "shock" with an AED, you'll open the person's shirt, wipe his or her chest, apply the AED pads and follow instructions from the device. Afterward, you'll begin CPR, if necessary. Because of the last step involved, our AED classes include a segment that will allow you to also earn your CPR certification.
At the Red Cross, we offer AED training in Salisbury for students and administrators. Through our special schools program, your faculty and students can learn how to properly use an AED, and be ready to help when every moment counts. School courses result in full two-year certification, and all participants will have access to our online refresher materials, which can help keep their skills sharp long after their AED training has ended.
The Red Cross not only offers Salisbury AED classes for individuals, but we also deliver industry-leading AED training for those who work in healthcare. Whether you're a first-responder, CNA, nurse or doctor, our training opportunities allow you to learn the latest information and proven techniques.