Whether you're training to become a first responder or you're already a medical professional, our Tulsa BLS certification classes can help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to provide care during times of crisis. Taught by local experts in the industry who understand the challenges your community faces, our BLS classes can help you learn how to deliver basic life support in a wide range of scenarios.

Basic Life Support (BLS) classes may include CPR, first aid and AED training, but they go far beyond what classes for the general public include, and focus on a number of subjects that first responders and healthcare providers need to know. Instead of simple how-to instructions, we use a scenario-based approach that allows class participants to respond to calls for care as they might experience them in the "real world" – where they'd be required to evaluate scene safety, work as a team, and understand the legal implications of their actions. To provide course participants with the best BLS training possible, all of our class materials are consistent with AHA Guidelines for CPR/ECC, cover care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, and deliver training in CPR, AED, and obstructed airways for adults, children, and infant patients. To sign up for one of our BLS classes in Tulsa, check our updated schedule.

When you choose in-person BLS training in Tulsa, you'll have the opportunity to learn from a world-class instructor in a focused setting. In addition, you'll gain the ability to ask questions throughout class, discuss scenarios with your instructor and your classmates, and learn in an environment where distractions can be virtually eliminated. After the lecture portion of the material is complete, you'll get hands-on experience performing a wide range of skills, and your instructor will be there to help you perfect your techniques so you can deliver the best care possible. For more information on our in-person BLS classes as well as our blended Simulation Learning format, which combines online coursework with an in-person skills session, check our newest class schedule.

Whether you have a career in mind or just want to keep your options open, after completing your BLS training in Tulsa, a number of professional "doors" will open to you. And although some of the fields listed here may require additional training or certifications, your BLS credentials will allow you to explore your options and find the path that suits you best. Just a few of the careers that typically require a BLS certification include: first responders (firefighter, police officer, EMT, and paramedic), doctor, nurse, Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA), medical assistant, dentist, personal trainer, childcare provider, etc. Career paths and requirements do vary by state, and in some cases even by county, city or organization, so if you're interested in a career that requires BLS training, it's always best to research the field and the requirements before enrolling in any class.

When you or your organization becomes a Red Cross Training Partner for Basic Life Support (BLS), you'll gain access to professional, industry-leading research and program development, competitively priced training materials, online marketing tools, a secure, online registration tool, and the power to insert your local protocols into your BLS classes in Tulsa – which makes it possible for you to host trainings for your own organization and others. For complete details on how to become a Licensed Training Provider, visit https://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/licensed-training-authorized-providers.

Even after completing your BLS certification in Tulsa, we'll be here to help you maintain your skills. After all, if you don't use or practice them regularly, they're easy to lose. Which is why we provide all of our course "graduates" with online refresher materials, including quizzes, games and other activities that take just a few minutes to complete, but can keep your skills sharp and ready for anything. Check out our Refresher Center for more information.