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American Heart Association Training Center

Contact Us

Ochsner Health System
AHA Community Training Center
1201 South Clearview Pkwy., Ste. 500
Building B – 5th Floor
New Orleans, LA 70121

Give us a call at 504-842-6684 for information about classroom courses or HeartCode on-line courses.
Fax: 504-842-9976

Our office hours are Monday thru Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Meet Our Team

  • Kay Eddleman, Supervisor
  • Melanie Blenkarn, Program Coordinator and is primay contact for AHA Instructors. 
  • Paul Schuler, Special Services Coordinator, is primary contact for CPI information.
  • Betsy Bouldin, CTC Trainer, is ACLS, BLS, and PALS Training Center Faculty and teaches all courses. 

Disaster Preparedness

In the event of a disaster and/or mandatory evacuation, all classes and HeartCode skills check-offs will be cancelled until further notice.

Please check with the individual Ochsner campuses for updates on classes and skills check-offs as appropriate.

During the emergency if you need to contact the Community Training Center you can do so by e-mailing us at: