• BLS Certification in Greensboro

    With our Basic Life Support (BLS) classes in Greensboro, you can learn how to safely and effectively respond to medical emergencies in your community. Designed for first responders and medical professionals, our BLS courses give you access to new techniques and information so you can sharpen your skills, provide care to those in need, and help improve patient outcomes.

    When you sign up for BLS training in Greensboro with the American Red Cross, you'll learn how to safely and effectively respond to medical emergencies in the community you serve. From CPR and AED usage to obstructed airways, scene safety, communication and teamwork, our BLS instructors will help you learn new protocols and sharpen your skills so that you can provide the right level of care for the best possible outcomes. Our in-person and blended Simulation Learning courses include lecture and hands-on skills sessions.

    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 Greensboro 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.

    After successfully completing your BLS training in Greensboro, as well as your certification exam, your credentials will be valid for two years. In addition, you'll have access to online refresher materials that can help keep your memory fresh and provide quality patient care. Certificates are available digitally via unique ID and QR codes that you and your employer can access to confirm your credentials.

    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 American Red Cross, our Greensboro BLS classes are designed specifically for healthcare providers and first responders who are faced with a myriad of situations every day. To help prepare you to respond appropriately, and in a way that offers the best possible patient outcomes, our courses cover a wide range of topics, including CPR, First Aid, and AED usage, as well as scene safety and assessment, critical thinking, problem solving, communication and teamwork, the emergency medical services system, legal considerations, and more.