BLS Certification in Baltimore
The American Red Cross offers BLS training in Baltimore that's designed for individuals and organizations. Our BLS classes deliver the information you need to work efficiently and effectively, and improve patient outcomes. When you sign up for in-person BLS training, you'll spend approximately 4.5 hours learning the latest information and studying the newest techniques. From CPR and AED usage, to problem solving and team dynamics, our classes cover it all in a way that's easy to understand and easy to implement.
Our online, and Simulation Learning experience which blends online coursework with an in-person skills session, both result in full certification. This way, you can choose the right class for your schedule and the way you learn. For organizations interested in hosting BLS training for their teams, our instructors can work with you to incorporate local protocols into your classes so that you can train the way you respond.
Basic Life Support (BLS) classes in Baltimore make it easy for healthcare and public safety professionals to meet a variety of certification and licensing requirements. In addition to providing students with best practices, proven techniques and the latest information, our BLS curriculum allows students to develop their critical thinking and teamwork skills. Our courses also give students the opportunity to work on reflection and debriefing, which can to strengthen their overall learning and improve their work experience.
Although you hope that no one ever needs your services, as a BLS practitioner it's your job to be prepared to respond quickly, and appropriately. In order to do so, you must maintain your skills long after your Baltimore BLS training has ended. In order to help you stay ready to respond, we've outlined some high-level steps that apply to most scenarios, and offer a wide range of reference materials that you can use to remind yourself of the steps required during specific situations.
In Baltimore, BLS certifications are valid for two years. If your certifications are nearing their expiration date, or are within 30 days of expiring, you can take an abbreviated course that will allow you to learn the latest information and sharpen your skills, and renew your credentials for two more years.
At the Red Cross, we not only offer BLS classes in Baltimore, but we make it possible for you to become a trainer, and proctor certifications for members of your own organization and your community. To help you become a Red Cross trainer, we will recognize your current instructor certifications and offer free instructor bridging. Along with our portfolio of BLS classes, we are a leading provider of OSHA-compliant health and safety training, offering a wide range of training programs to our partners, including First Aid, CPR, AED, Wilderness and Remote First Aid, Babysitting, Lifeguarding, and more.
When you sign up for BLS training in Baltimore from The American Red Cross, you'll have the support and expertise of an organization that's been training first responders and medical professionals for more than a century. Every class administered by the Red Cross is taught by trained professionals, and our curriculum is developed with the guidance, and reviewed by the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, which is dedicated to ensuring that all of our courses are built around the best science, and best practices available.