• AED Certification in Raleigh

    When you know how to use an automated external defibrillator you can help save the life of someone experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. To help you gain the skills needed to provide care during times of crisis, we offer AED training in Raleigh that's designed to suit your schedule and your learning style. With in-person, online, and our blended Simulation Learning courses, which combine online coursework with an in-person skills session, you can choose the class that's right for you. Once you've successfully completed any of our AED classes, you'll receive a two year certification.

    Note: Only in-person and Simulation Learning courses result in OSHA-compliant certification.

    At the Red Cross, we offer AED training in Raleigh 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.

    If you don't often use the skills you've learned in our AED classes in Raleigh, it's easy to forget how and when to use an automated external defibrillator. In order to keep your memory fresh, we've created a printable document that outlines the steps necessary for providing life-saving care. This way, you can keep the instructions in a binder, on your refrigerator, at your desk or in your bag, and refer to them from time to time so that you're ready to help when it's needed most.

    In order to help you maintain your credentials, and learn the latest information and techniques, we offer a number of Raleigh 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 Raleigh, 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.

    In order to give you the information you need to provide care to someone in need, our Raleigh AED classes also include instruction on, and certification in, First Aid and CPR. And although these classes offer a wide range of information, they take just a few short hours to complete. In addition, our in-person and Simulation Learning courses on AED, First Aid and CPR are OSHA compliant and result in full certification, which is valid for two years.

    When you sign up for AED training in Raleigh from The American Red Cross, you'll have access to the support and expertise of organization that's been training individuals, medical professionals and first responders for more than a century. Every Red Cross class is taught by trained professionals, and all of our courses are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. This 50+ member panel is comprised of nationally-recognized 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.