In addition to traditional care, Maylath Valley Health Systems also offers several training courses. For qualified CPR, AED, and first-aid training, you can trust the experts at Maylath Valley Health Systems. Training can be done on-site or at our main office on Route 93 in Sybertsville. In-services include OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens, Fire Safety, and other health-related topics Training offered in conjunction with the American Heart Association includes:
Heartsaver® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve an adult of choking. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training.
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course provides healthcare professionals with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner. This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
According to the AHA, about 92 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital. However, if more people knew CPR, more lives could be saved. Immediate performance of CPR can double, or even triple, a victim’s chance of survival.
Automated External Defibrillator or AED training is encompassed in the Heartsaver® CPR AED class that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. The course is for anyone with limited or no medical training.
First Aid Training
Heartsaver® First Aid teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergent situation until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock, and other first aid emergencies. The course is tailored toward participants with limited or no medical training.
Those who complete training at Maylath Valley Health Systems will learn to handle situations such as the following:
Due to COVID-19, CPR and First Aid classes will resume April 15th. This is subject to change. The AHA is giving everyone whose certifications are to be expired a 60 day grace period.