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The Community Training Center of Lake Charles Memorial Health System managestheAmerican Heart Association instructors aligned with our training center who teach various forms of CPR (BLS/Basic Life Support, Heartsaver CPR & AED, Heartsaver First Aid, Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED, Family & Friends).

The following are American Heart Association instructors, aligned with Lake Charles Memorial Training Center, who provide community CPR Classes and/or AHA skills testing:

Bethany Pete (337) 794-2817

Michael Bergeron (337) 499-6560

Charlotte Lantier (337) 302-3548

John Vincent (337) 515-3433

Penny Redd (337) 884-5572

Len Edwards (337) 353-2090

Hands On/Skills Testing

The Lake Charles Memorial Hospital Education Department provides Hands On Skills Testing after completion of the American Heart Association Heart Code, Part 1 online portion. Please call the Education Department to schedule a 30 minute skills practice and testing session with an AHA BLS Instructor. The hands/skills check off session fee is $25.00. Participants must bring their online certificate (paper copy) of completion to the skills testing session in order to participate. Skills check off testing should be completed within 60 days from the completion of the online portion.

LCMH Education Department Address:

2804 2nd Avenue
Lake Charles, LA


The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

Please click here for CPR instructor information.

(337) 494-3218
2804 2nd Avenue, Lake Charles, LA