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Each year over 250,000 people experience sudden cardiac arrest in the United States. When this happens, a person's heart quits beating and unless they get help within minutes, they will die. The Life Support Training Center's CPR and AED training programs are designed to teach people how to respond to these life-threatening emergencies.

CPR, or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, in the process of supplying rescue breaths and chest compressions to individuals experiencing cardiac arrest. Automated External Defibrillators, or AEDs, are lightweight, portable devices that allow rescuers the ability to give an electrical shock to the victim that can restore a heartbeat. The Life Support Training Center offers several different programs at varying lengths aimed at meeting your organization's needs.


CPR for Family and Friends

CPR for Family and Friends is an introductory course to the skills of CPR. The course can be formatted to include adult or pediatric skills modules or both. No written evaluation is given so this is not a credentialed course.

Course Length (depending on modules):
2 - 4 hours

Course covers .

   Adult CPR

   Child CPR

   Infant CPR

   Relief of airway obstruction

Heartsaver CPR

Heartsaver CPR is designed for individuals who require documentation of successful course completion that includes both a written evaluation and a skills evaluation. The course can be formatted to include adult or pediatric skills modules or both.

Course Length (depending on modules):
3 - 6 hours

Course covers .

   Adult CPR

   Child CPR

   Infant CPR

   Relief of airway obstruction

   Use of barrier devices for ventilations

Heartsaver AED

Heartsaver AED combines the skills of CPR with operation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This course is deigned for individuals who will be part of a response team in Public Access Defibrillation programs and does include a written evaluation and a skills evaluation.

Course Length: 4 hours

Course covers .

   Adult CPR

   Relief of airway obstruction

   Use of barrier devices for ventilations

   Use of the AED

Healthcare Provider CPR

Heartsaver AED combines the skills of CPR with operation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Designed for individuals who are routinely involved in a health care setting, this course covers all aspects of CPR and AED use. The course includes both a written and skills evaluation.

Course Length: 4 - 6 Hours

Course covers .

   Adult CPR

   Child CPR

   Infant CPR

   Relief of airway obstruction

   Use of barrier devices for ventilations

   Bag Valve Mask device use

   Use of the AED

CAMC Life Support Training Center
500 Morris Street
5 East - CAMC General Hospital
Charleston, WV 25304

304-388-1856
304-388-1858 (FAX)
trainingcenter@camc.org

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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