First Aid Classes in Rapid City
In Rapid City, 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.
At the Red Cross we offer first aid classes that focus on care for adults only, but we also offer courses that allow you to provide care to ill or injured adults, children and infants. In general, we recommend that most people select adult and pediatric first aid training in Rapid City. Not only will this type of class give you all of the information you need to care for adults, but with the skills and knowledge necessary for providing care to children and infants, you can become a more capable, more responsible family member, employee and citizen. For more information on all of the first aid classes available in your area, check our newest course schedule.
When it comes to first aid classes in Rapid City, the Red Cross has a wide range of options – including in-person, online and blended Simulation Learning classes, which combine online coursework with an in-person skills session. For those who learn best in a traditional classroom setting, would like to have the opportunity to discuss topics with their instructor and their classmates, and generally learn better in a focused environment, our in-person classes are the best solution. Not only do they offer ample time for discussion, but during the skills session, you'll get personalized attention from your instructor who can help you perfect your skills and gain the confidence necessary for delivering care.
If you don't need OSHA-compliant certification and either have a challenging schedule or simply learn best in an online environment, opting for one of our online first aid trainings in Rapid City may be the solution you've been looking for. All of our online classes provide the same coursework and "lecture" materials as our traditional and Simulation Learning courses, but in lieu of a hands-on skills session they give you a series of online activities that will test your knowledge and skills. And although it won't be quite the same experience, you'll be able to fully understand the techniques described in class – and by the end, you'll have the confidence to apply them in a real-world setting. For additional details on our online first aid classes, browse our newest course listing.
After taking one of our first aid classes in Rapid City, you can download our free app, and have access to a wide range of information on delivering first aid, preventing injuries, preparing for emergencies, and more. Get details on all of the first aid classes available in your area, and find out how our classes – and our app – can help you prepare for the unexpected.
In addition to basic first aid classes, your local Red Cross also offers a wilderness first aid class in Rapid City. 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.
After your first aid training in Rapid City 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.