This American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professionals addresses everything from assessing needs and making decisions to providing care. This professional-level certification program teaches the skills required for your job through discussion, video, and hands-on training based on real-life rescue scenarios. Course covers adults, children and infants and includes free online refreshers. Instructor-led and blended learning options available. Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive a 2 year “CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers” digital certificate.
- Primary Assessment
- One and Two-rescuer CPR
- Using an AED
Both Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers offer professional-level certification in basic life support skills including CPR and AED. BLS is typically required for healthcare providers and public safety professionals including Physicians, Nurses, Dental and Pharmacy Professionals, Physical Therapists, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Police Officers, Firefighters, and Athletic and Fitness Trainers.
If you are unsure of which course to take, you should check with your employer to determine if you are required to certify in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers or CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers.