• BLS Certification in Walkersville

    When you sign up for BLS training in Walkersville from the American Red Cross, you'll gain the skills to provide patients with the care they need during times of crisis. Designed for firefighters, police officers and other health and safety professionals, our classes can be taken entirely in person or via our blended Simulation Learning experience, which combines online coursework with an in-person skills session. This way, you can choose the type of class that suits your lifestyle, and your learning style, best.

    When you sign up for one of our BLS classes in Walkersville, you'll learn how to provide important care to those in need. Among the topics we cover are CPR and AED usage, relieving obstructed airways for adults, children and infants, as well as first aid best practices, scene assessment, critical thinking, teamwork, communication and more.

    At the Red Cross, we offer BLS training in Walkersville that's designed for the way you learn. For those who prefer a traditional classroom approach, we offer in-person courses that give you ample time to ask questions and work through issues with your classmates and your instructor. For those who need more flexibility, we offer our blended Simulation Learning experience, which gives you the opportunity to review the course material online, then join others for an in-person skills session. Regardless of which option you choose, when successfully completed, you'll receive a two year certification.

    After successfully completing your BLS classes in Walkersville, your certification will be valid for two years. However, if you don't use the skills you've learned, they're easy to forget. That's why we've developed a number of BLS refresher materials, including games, quizzes and videos that you can access at any time. This way, you'll be ready to help when your community needs you most.

    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.

    In Walkersville, BLS classes from the American Red Cross are available for individuals and groups, in person (only) or in a blended online/in-person environment. However, regardless of who you learn with, or how you choose to take your classes, you'll get the same exceptional instruction. That's because all of our classes are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, which is comprised of more than 50 medical, scientific and academic experts who are dedicated to ensuring that all of our courses are built around the best science, and best practices available.