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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 Basic Life Support Training programs are designed to teach individuals 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.

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

Watch for announcement on upcoming programs for the public. You may also call or visit our Health Information Center for more information at:

healthinfocenter@camc.org; write us at
3100 MacCorkle Ave., Box 17, suite 105, Charleston, WV 25304 or call us at
(304) 388-9645 or toll-free at 1-(888)-HEALTHY
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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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