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Classes & Events

Baby Basics- Forbes Regional Hospital
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
West Penn Hospital Maternity Unit Tour
Thursday, April 24th, 2014
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
West Penn Hospital Childbirth Comprehensive One Day
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wise Woman Wellness Day
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
9th Annual AVH Destination Wellness Health Fair
Saturday, April 26th, 2014
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


STAR AHA Life Support Courses

Back to Multidiscipline Courses

AHA CourseThese courses are designed for the lay public and various levels of health care providers. Participants will learn how to accurately recognize and treat various adult and pediatric emergencies. In this training, participants will learn about various life saving procedures such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, defibrillation, medication administration and airway management. This training will provide participants with the opportunity to earn an American Heart Association (AHA) course completion card. 

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate competence in following AHA recommended treatment algorhythms
  • Exhibit an understanding of the theoretical concepts behind the skills required for course completion
  • Appropriately provide patient care on simulated patients 

Expected Outcomes

  • Accurately follow AHA guidelines providing care to adult and pediatric patients
  • Attain AHA recognition with a course completion card 


  • Lay public and healthcare providers of various disciplines
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