The American Red Cross is closely monitoring the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and we understand that this is a concerning time for everyone. American Red Cross Training Services is constantly evaluating what we can do to continue to provide our support during these evolving times.
Below is a list of resources to help:
Provisional Certification Programs for Red Cross Training Providers
New provisional certification courses are available in First Aid/CPR/AED and Basic Life Support (BLS). Students take the online portion now and complete their skills test within 90 days.
Provisional Level Blended Learning Courses in First Aid/CPR/AED and Basic Life Support (BLS).
New courses available which require customers to initially take an online portion for the course and then complete the skills portion at a later date. These provisional courses are available for First Aid/CPR/AED and Basic Life Support (BLS).
Psychological First Aid: Supporting Yourself and Others During COVID-19 Online Only Course
The American Red Cross is offering a Psychological First Aid: Supporting Yourself and Others During COVID-19 online only course during the pandemic. This online course is designed for anyone interested in learning techniques for supporting mental health during the COVID-19 crisis.
120 Day Certification Extension
New free online 120 day certificate extension course to extend any base level certifications that expire between March 1st – June 30th. This does not apply to instructor certifications, instructor trainer certifications, online only classes or the recently released provisional.
Lay Responder & Professional Responder Safety
Information for non-professional care providers who may need to protect themselves from contracting COVID-19 in the event of a CPR or first aid emergency at home or in an everyday situation.
Coronavirus Prevention and Safety Information for Students
Read about the steps American Red Cross Training Services is taking to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses during classroom activities.
Professional Responder Safety
Information for professional responders and healthcare providers on how to protect themselves from contracting COVID-19 while caring for patients
Caring for Pets During COVID-19
It is important to practice the same health habits around your pet's that you do with people. Learn about the recommended guidelines for pets owners.
Returning to Work During COVID-19: Safe Work Practices
The COVID-19 pandemic is challenging employees and businesses in new ways. To help during this time, the Red Cross is offering a “Returning to Work During COVID-19: Safe Work Practices” online course.