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  • 1. Placer County 9-1-1 Placer County 911. 1,900 Placer County Residents Have Learned Lifesaving CPR Since the Program Launched on April 1, 2012. Every year, almost 400,000 people experience ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) ? the deadliest type of heart attack. A significant number do not receive the prompt reperfusion therapy that is critical to restoring blood flow to the heart after such an attack.
  • 2. Types of Aneurysms The American Heart Association explains the various types of aneurysms including abdominal aortic aneurysm, cerebral aneurysm, thoracic aortic aneurysm,
  • 3. Hands-Only CPR Training Learn how to help save a life with two simple steps!
  • 4. Strive to Revive: Overcoming Challenges of In-Hospital Resuscitation A regional workshop series, offering professional CME credits.
  • 5. Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course is a classroom course that teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials.
  • 6. Scientific Statements Gain a deeper understanding of cardiovascular disease and stroke with this library of scientific statements, which were written by volunteer scientists and healthcare professionals and published by the American Heart Association.
  • 7. Additional Resources The videos included on this page were cited in the study, "The Effectiveness of Ultrbrief and Brief Educational Videos for Training Lay Responders in Hands-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Implications for Future of Citizen Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training," published in the journal Circulation March, 2011.
  • 8. Heartsaver First Aid - Classroom HeartsaverŽ First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.
  • 9. Carla Leonard: "That AED Saved My Life" Carla was 43 when she experienced what felt like ?a brain freeze to the chest? during the morning pledge. She went into sudden cardiac arrest. Read her story of survival brought to you by the American Heart Association.
  • 10. Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1 HeartsaverŽ First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1 is a Web-based, self-directed course. The course teaches students critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage a first aid or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Content includes how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies, as well as perform CPR and use an AED.
  • 11. Westchester Medical Center CPR Anytime Information about the new Westchester Medical Center CPR Anytime/Hands-Only CPR initiative.
  • 12. Chain of Survival The term Chain of Survival provides a useful metaphor for the elements of the ECC systems concept.
  • 13. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics.
  • 14. CPR & First Aid Mission The American Heart Association?s Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Programs deliver a dynamic message of hope ? the hope of saving lives. New treatments have improved the possibility of survival from cardiovascular emergencies, cardiac arrest, and stroke. These new treatments offer the hope of improved quality of life for people who suffer these events.
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  • 16. Cough CPR The American Heart Association does not endorse "cough CPR," a coughing procedure widely publicized on the Internet.
  • 17. Bay Area CPR Week Events Calendar On June 5 and 6, 2015 ? thousands of Bay Area residents will have the opportunity to learn the life-saving skill of Hands-Only CPR at ?Sidewalk CPR? outreach events throughout the region. It only takes a few moments and it?s free. We invite you to join us!
  • 18. Save a Life in Houston Register today for a free Hands-Only CPR class and receive a CPR Anytime kit to take home and train your family.
  • 19. Community Programs Less than one-third of sudden cardiac arrest victims receive immediate CPR from bystanders. Through a variety of programs, the American Heart Association is equipping people and communities to act in emergencies and ultimately save lives.
  • 20. Family & Friends CPR Anytime Family & Friends CPR Anytime Personal Learning Program allows anyone to learn the core skills of CPR in just 20 minutes using their own personal kit.
  • 21. Corporate CPR Training Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 22. HeartCode® BLS Part 1 HeartCodeŽ BLS Part 1 is a Web-based, self-paced instructional program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings.
  • 23. BLS for Healthcare Providers - Classroom The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
  • 24. About the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 25. Upcoming Events Calendar & Volunteer Opportunities Learn more about the Westchester Medical Center Hands-Only CPR Community Initiative with the American Heart Association.
  • 26. Hands-Only CPR Program Photo Share Hands-Only? CPR Program LEARN IT TEACH IT USE IT Photo Share
  • 27. BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1 Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Online Part 1
  • 28. History of CPR Highlights of the history of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • 29. Contact CPR & First Aid Contact information for CPR & First Aid
  • 30. CPR CPR & First Aid. We help save lives. And teach you how. Find a Course. 2010 AHA Guidelines. Information for Healthcare Providers, Corporate Training, Community CPR & First Aid, Science and International.


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