Ochsner AHA Community Training Center

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The Ochsner Community Training Center signed a contract with the American Heart Association to be an authorized Training Center in 1998.

Our mission is to strengthen the Chain of Survival in the population we serve by providing high quality, effective life support training worthy of regional and national recognition.

We provide support and quality control to over 1200 AHA instructors as well as over 33 Training Sites covering a geographical area including Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

For additional information, contact the CTC at 504-842-6684.

Meet our Staff:

Kay Eddleman, BLS Training Center and Regional Faculty, supervises the CTC. Kay has been an AHA BLS Instructor for over 30 years.

Tabitha Farr, CTC Program Coordinator, is an AHA BLS Instructor. Tabitha works with Instructors and Training Site coordinators to ensure that all AHA guidelines are being met.

Janis Sita, RN, CTC Trainer, is an ACLS, BLS, and PALS Instructor. Janis is both Training Center and Regional Faculty in all 3 disciplines.

Melissa Brown, Department Secretary, is an AHA BLS Instructor. Melissa is the primary contact for the CTC and is instrumental in the day to day operations of the CTC.