BLS Certification in Pennsylvania
The American Red Cross offers BLS training in Pennsylvania for new learners and experienced learners looking for remediation, as well as review courses for those who already hold a current healthcare provider-level CPR/AED certification. In all cases these classes take approximately 2.5 to 4.5 hours to complete. In addition, we offer a Challenge component for those seeking certification but do not want to attend a full course. This option allows participants to prepare on their own before completing the required written exam and skills assessment in front of a certified instructor.
The Red Cross delivers BLS training in Pennsylvania that meets all the requirements for certification. Available in a traditional classroom setting or via our blended Simulation Learning, which combines online coursework with in-person skills sessions, all of our BLS classes are built around standard scientific learning objectives and the latest medical information and techniques. Explore the classes available near you and earn your Pennsylvania BLS certification.
As a BLS practitioner it's your job to be prepared to respond quickly, and appropriately. In order to do so, you'll need to perform some steps during every incident, and others only an as-needed basis. In order to help keep your memory and your skills fresh after completing your BLS classes in Pennsylvania, we've outlined some high-level steps that apply to most scenarios, and created reference materials that you can use to study the steps required for specific situations.
Our Pennsylvania BLS certification courses allow healthcare and public safety professionals to provide life-saving care to those in need. Our curriculum includes all of the standard scientific learning objectives necessary in professional resuscitation courses, but also encourages you to develop critical thinking and teamwork skills, and work on reflection and debriefing. All of our BLS courses for healthcare providers are modular and flexible, and can be tailored to suit your department's protocols.
The American Red Cross offers Pennsylvania BLS classes designed specifically for those seeking recertification. These abbreviated courses can help you understand the latest science behind BLS care, and learn new protocols and best practices. Recertification and renewal courses are available at a wide range of convenient times and locations, and are open to anyone whose credentials are within 30 days of expiring.
American Red Cross BLS classes are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, the information available in our Pennsylvania BLS classes is both proven and up to date. Our world-class instructors, and the entire Red Cross, are committed to helping you learn life-saving techniques that can improve patient outcomes and help you thrive in your career