First Aid Classes in Columbia
In Columbia, First Aid certification classes from the American Red Cross give you access to the latest proven science and techniques – so that you can deliver the right level of care when it's needed most. All of our classes are developed under the guidance of the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, a 50+ member panel of nationally recognized experts in from a variety of scientific, medical, and academic disciplines. In addition, our local instructors are trained, knowledgeable professionals who can help you put your knowledge into action – and learn how to properly provide care to infants, children and adults. Find a class in your area.
The Red Cross offers first aid training in Columbia that can not only make you a more capable citizen, but a more valuable employee. With our OSHA-compliant classes, which are available in in-person and Simulation Learning formats only, you can learn the skills necessary for responding to a wide range of first aid emergencies. From cuts and scrapes to burns, illnesses and a wide range of other injuries, our first aid classes deliver the information you need to help anyone, anywhere.
After your first aid training in Columbia is complete, it's important to test your skills on a regular basis. Otherwise, you run the risk of losing them due to lack of use – and all of your work will have been for naught. So, in order to help you easily maintain your skills and keep your memory sharp, we've developed a series of free, interactive online refreshers that allow you to test your skills regularly. This way, you can be stay prepared to help long after your class has ended.
In addition to basic first aid classes, your local Red Cross also offers a wilderness first aid class in Columbia. Designed for scouts and scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, our wilderness first aid certification course covers advanced skills, like primary and secondary assessments, head/brain, neck and spinal injuries, hypothermia, heat-related illness, altitude-related illness, burns, allergies and anaphylaxis, bone and joint injuries, wounds and wound infection, and more. Upon successful completion of the class, you'll receive a two-year certification.
Note: Course materials are based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, and align with OSHA’s Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs.
No matter how much you talk to your athletes about safety, accidents will happen. That's why it's important to gain the skills and knowledge to help at a moment's notice. To that end, we offer a wide range of first aid classes in Columbia, including First Aid, Health and Safety for Coaches, and our Wilderness and Remote First Aid course. By empowering you with the information to provide important care after an accident or injury, you can help your players, team members or outdoor club members when and how they need it most. Explore the classes available in your area and get the training you need.
At the Red Cross, online certificates make it easy to keep track of your trainings, distribute them to current or potential employers, send them to volunteer organizations, and more. With a unique URL and QR code, you can provide anyone, anywhere with the information they need to validate your credentials with just the click of a button. It's just one of the bonuses of earning your first aid certification in Columbia with us.