Education & Training to Save Lives

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OPAHEC has received a grant to purchase training equipment to be placed at community locations to provide improved training on respiratory and circulatory emergencies.  The equipment is to be purchased using (SET SIM) HRSA funds.  The grant provides $206,120 in funding the total cost of the program will be $218,000, the overage will be covered with OHSU pass-through state of Oregon AHEC funding.  The project will provide increased training opportunities for professionals in seven of the nine counties within the OPAHEC service region.  The satellite training stations are in Linn County (Lebanon, Scio, and Lyons), Benton (Monroe), one in Lincoln (Siletz), Marion County (Idanha, Woodburn, Mt. Angel, and Silverton), Yamhill County two training locations include Chemeketa Community College Yamhill and Sheridan and Columbia County (Clatskanie). The Lincoln County project site is Siletz serving not only the community but the Siletz Nation. Marion County. Grant Partners have agreed to provide a training and participate for five years. 

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